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Tester, Ruvuma, Tanzania

River: ruvuma

Status: Pending completion

20 hectares per MW

29 people per MW

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Results

Net Present Value-90,908 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-102,192 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return5.34%
Hectares flooded per MW20 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions22,973 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW91,164 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW20 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt29 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced7,372 people displaced
Area flooded5,116 hectares
Installed capacity 252 MW
Capacity used41%
Construction time4 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs201,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy23 USD
Economic discount rate11.3%

Vegetation & carbon density

Vegetation type or land coverCarbon density
(tC/ha)
Area flooded
(hectares)
Total carbon
(tonnes)
1.Tropical Moist deciduous Forest, Mostly natural152.01,53530%233,289.6
2.Subtropical Humid Forest, Mostly natural134.03,58170%479,880.8
Total5,116100%713,170.4