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RIO GRNDE ROSITAS, CORDILLERA, SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA, Bolivia

River: Rio Grande

Status: Proposed project

64 hectares per MW

40 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-26,956 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-64,533 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return11.8%
Hectares flooded per MW64 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions125,439 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW250,879 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW64 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt40 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced20,000 people displaced
Area flooded32,000 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverAfrica; Subtropical Humid Forest; Broadleaf/Needleleaf/Mixed Forest - 134
Carbon density134.00 tC/ha
Installed capacity 500 MW
Capacity used67%
Construction time9 years
Construction cost350,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost30,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy30 USD
Economic discount rate12.8%