Test, Tesouro - Mato Grosso, Brazil

River: Xingu

Status: Unknown

7 hectares per MW

47 people per MW

Map of Tesouro - Mato Grosso, Brazil
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Net Present Value2,240 million BRL
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions2,262 million BRL
Internal Rate of Return10.9%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs91 BRL per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW7 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions1,050 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW971 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW7 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt47 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced51,045 people displaced
Area flooded7,179 hectares
Installed capacity 1,081 MW
Capacity used63%
Construction time9 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs3,760,000,000 BRL
Wholesale price of energy134 BRL
Economic discount rate6.9%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
Area flooded
Total carbon
1.Tropical Cultivated land5.01,86726%9,332.7
2.Tropical Cultivated land5.03,80553%19,024.4
3.Tropical Cultivated land5.01,50821%7,538.0