At least one input in this analysis appears to be unrealistic. Internal Rates of Return should be between -5% and 25%. The IRR of this analysis is 80%. Check the units and currencies for errors.

Proyecto 1, Tabasara, Chiriquí, Panamá

River: tabasara

Status: Proposed project

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0 people per MW

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Net Present Value2,188 million USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions2,210 million USD
Internal Rate of Return79.6% (unrealistic)
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs17 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions87,436 metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW397 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW0 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced0 people displaced
Area flooded40 hectares
Installed capacity 220 MW
Capacity used90%
Construction time3 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs180,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy170 USD
Economic discount rate10%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
Area flooded
Total carbon
1.Tropical Moist deciduous Forest, Mostly natural128.02050%2,560.0
2.Subtropical Grassland, Wet, Mostly grassland5.32050%106.0