Sobradinho, Bahia, Brazil

River: sao francisco

Status: Completed

314 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Net Present Value1,854 million BRL
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions1,545 million BRL
Internal Rate of Return17.9%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs53 BRL per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW314 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions95,730 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW91,172 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW314 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced0 people displaced
Area flooded329,900 hectares
Carbon density55 tC/ha
Installed capacity 1,050 MW
Capacity used70%
Construction time6 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs2,000,000,000 BRL
Wholesale price of energy100 BRL
Economic discount rate10%