UHE Baixo Iguaçu, Capitão Leônidas Marques, Paraná, Brazil

River: Rio Iguaçu

Status: Proposed project

10 hectares per MW

1 person per MW

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Net Present Value-400,895 thousand BRL
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-405,516 thousand BRL
Internal Rate of Return8.58%
Hectares flooded per MW10 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions11,049 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW31,568 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW10 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt1 person per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced500 people displaced
Area flooded3,536 hectares
Installed capacity 350 MW
Capacity used70%
Construction time4 years
Construction cost1,500,000,000 BRL
Transmission infrastructure cost30,000,000 BRL
Wholesale price of energy99 BRL
Economic discount rate10%