El Bala, Rurrenabaque, Beni, Bolivia

River: Beni

Status: Proposed project

125 hectares per MW

1 person per MW

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Net Present Value1,613 million USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions1,316 million USD
Internal Rate of Return11.1%
Hectares flooded per MW125 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions404,818 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW253,011 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
Vegetation type or land coverAmericas; Subtropical Humid Forest; Burnt, Natural Forest Mosaic - 64
Carbon density64.00 tC/ha
Installed capacity 1,600 MW
Capacity used70%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost2,400,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost1,831,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy70 USD
Economic discount rate8%