HidroAysén, Cochrane, Aysén Region (XI Región de Chile), Argentina

River: Rio Baker (2 dams) and Rio Pascua (3 dams)

Status: Construction Scheduled

2 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Net Present Value-5,525 million USD
Internal Rate of Return0.0722%
Hectares flooded per MW2 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions2,746 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW998 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW2 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced116 people displaced
Area flooded5,910 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverAmericas; Temperate Mountain Systems; Forest, Cropland Mosaic; Non-Frontier - 16.75
Carbon density16.75 tC/ha
Installed capacity 2,750 MW
Capacity used55%
Construction time11.5 years
Construction cost3,200,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost7,000,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy30 USD
Economic discount rate10%