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Rehab Test 1, Oroville, CA, USA

River: Rio Tapajós

Status: Completed

10 hectares per MW

36 people per MW

Map of Oroville, CA, USA
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Results

Net Present Value593,904 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions676,197 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return11.8%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs72 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW10 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions196,496 metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW209 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW10 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt36 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced33,789 people displaced
Area flooded9,491 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverTropical Grassland, Wet, Sparse grassland
Carbon density3.9 tC/ha
Installed capacity 942 MW
Capacity used49%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs1,941,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy91 USD
Economic discount rate9%