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Las Cruces (Alternativas), San Pedro Ixcatán, México

River: San Pedro

Status: Proposed project

12 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value50,199 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions56,041 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return5.59%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs53 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW12 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions20,853 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW43,444 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW12 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced52 people displaced
Area flooded5,670 hectares
Installed capacity 480 MW
Capacity used30%
Construction time5 years
Turbines phased in from0 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs639,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy50 USD
Economic discount rate5%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.Subtropical Montane Forest, Mostly natural87.02,83550%246,645.0
2.Subtropical Dry Forest, Mostly natural126.02,83550%357,210.0
Total5,670100%603,855.0