UHE São Luís do Tapajós, Itaituba - State of Pará, Brazil

River: Tapajós river

Status: Proposed project

5 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

Map of Itaituba - State of Pará, Brazil
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Net Present Value21,043 million BRL
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions21,679 million BRL
Internal Rate of Return10.7%
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs65 BRL per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW5 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions24,689 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW3,071 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW5 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced1,400 people displaced
Area flooded42,357 hectares
Carbon density109.8 tC/ha
Installed capacity 8,040 MW
Capacity used70%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs28,460,936,000 BRL
Wholesale price of energy100 BRL
Economic discount rate6%