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Tabasara, Tabasara, Chiriquí, Panamá

River: tabasara

Status: Proposed project

34 hectares per MW

5 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-521,334 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-533,221 thousand USD
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs68 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW34 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions29,147 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW138,795 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW34 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt5 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced1,000 people displaced
Area flooded7,200 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverTropical Moist deciduous Forest, Mostly natural
Carbon density128 tC/ha
Installed capacity 210 MW
Capacity used70%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs500,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy3.5 USD
Economic discount rate10%