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Hidrosogamoso, Betulia, Colombia

River: Sogamoso

Status: Under construction

8 hectares per MW

1 person per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-757,367 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-751,201 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return5.80%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs77 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW8 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions11,886 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW14,495 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW8 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt1 person per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced1,199 people displaced
Area flooded6,934 hectares
Installed capacity 820 MW
Capacity used67%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs1,740,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy40 USD
Economic discount rate12%

Vegetation & carbon density

Carbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.5.02,77440%13,868.0
2.87.04,16060%361,954.8
Total6,934100%375,822.8