UHE São Luis, Itaituba, Brazil

River: Tapajós

Status: Proposed project

10 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Net Present Value-2,481 million BRL
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions-2,890 million BRL
Internal Rate of Return10.6%
Hectares flooded per MW10 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions479,040 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW59,880 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW10 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced1,200 people displaced
Area flooded78,481 hectares
Installed capacity 8,000 MW
Capacity used55%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost20,000,000,000 BRL
Transmission infrastructure cost3,000,000,000 BRL
Wholesale price of energy100 BRL
Economic discount rate10%