El Bala, Rurrenabaque, Beni, Bolivia

River: Beni

Status: Proposed project

125 hectares per MW

1 person per MW

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Net Present Value-2,364 million USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-3,061 million USD
Internal Rate of Return3.78%
Hectares flooded per MW125 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions1,221 million metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW762,987 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW125 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt1 person per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced2,000 people displaced
Area flooded200,000 hectares
Installed capacity 1,600 MW
Capacity used55%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost2,400,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost1,831,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy40 USD
Economic discount rate13%