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Rositas, Abapó, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

River: Río Grande

Status: Proposed project

80 hectares per MW

38 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-393,115 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-440,187 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return3.28%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs81 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW80 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions122,270 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW305,675 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW80 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt38 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced15,000 people displaced
Area flooded32,000 hectares
Carbon density128 tC/ha
Installed capacity 400 MW
Capacity used67%
Construction time8 years
Construction cost746,000,000 USD
Transmission infrastructure cost25,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy29 USD
Economic discount rate12%