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 48%. Check the units and currencies for errors.

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Molineros (Río Caine), Mizque, Departamento de Cochabamba, Bolivia

River: Caine

Status: Construction Scheduled

349 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

Map of Mizque, Departamento de Cochabamba, Bolivia
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Net Present Value2,952 million USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions2,401 million USD
Internal Rate of Return47.7% (unrealistic)
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs7 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW349 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions489,577 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW163,192 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW349 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced400 people displaced
Area flooded1,048,000 hectares
Installed capacity 3,000 MW
Capacity used70%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs592,118,584 USD
Wholesale price of energy40 USD
Economic discount rate12.8%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
Area flooded
Total carbon
1.Subtropical Dry Forest, Mostly natural126.0524,00050%66,024,000.0
2.Subtropical Shrub cover50.0524,00050%26,200,000.0