Kaleta Hydropower 2, Kaléta, Guinea

River: Konkoure

Status: Under construction

59 hectares per MW

3 people per MW

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Net Present Value635,087 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions570,735 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return15.8%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs91 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW59 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions83,712 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW298,972 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW59 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt3 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced900 people displaced
Area flooded16,500 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverTropical Moist deciduous Forest, Mostly natural
Carbon density152 tC/ha
Installed capacity 280 MW
Capacity used67%
Construction time2 years
Construction cost526,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost572,209,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy126.57 USD
Economic discount rate10%