|Dam site||Dam height (m)†||Reservoir area (km²)||Installed capacity (MW)†||Number of people displaced‡||
Cost of resettlement
|Total project investment (billion RMB)||
Annual commercial value of
†From Dore and Yu (2004).|
‡Figures for number of people displaced represent currently available government estimates (He et al. 2007, Magee and McDonald 2009); however, as noted in Results: Biophysical domain, there is considerable uncertainty about reservoir sizes, which could affect the figures for displaced population.
§Resettlement costs are based on a projected minimum of 50,000 RMB/person (Yunnan Redevelopment Commission). The exchange rate is 1 USD = 6.6 RMB.
¦The annual commercial value of hydropower is based on current government estimates, but the lifespan of the hydropower projects and future electricity prices are uncertain.
¶Modeled by Kibler (2011).