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Reventazón, Siquirres, Limon, Costa Rica

River: Reventazón River

Status: Completed

2 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-645,643 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-643,632 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return5.23%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs182 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW2 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions1,135 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW3,721 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW2 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced0 people displaced
Area flooded690 hectares
Installed capacity 305 MW
Capacity used60%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs1,380,700,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy90 USD
Economic discount rate12%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.Tropical Cultivated land5.051875%2,587.5
2.Tropical Rainforest Forest, Mostly natural193.017325%33,292.5
Total690100%35,880.0