Incidencia de la decisión de manejo de sedimentos en el valor de una central hidroeléctrica

Translated title of the contribution: Effect of sediment management decision on a hydropower plant value

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Abstract

Sedimentation reduces the useful life of reservoirs and the value of hydropower plants. The aim is to determine the effect of sediment management decisions on the value of a plant. First, management alternatives are ranked with the AHP technique according to the perception of six experts. Second, the plant is valued by cash flow (FCL) and RESCON 2 BETA (RES). Results shows three alternatives ranked: reforestation, agriculture and dam construction. The useful life of reservoir increases in 84% (reforestation), 40% (agriculture), and 76% (dam). The value of the plant increases in 21% (FCL) and 21.74% (RES) for reforestation, 11.59% (FCL) and 13.18% (RES) for agriculture, and 20.07% (FCL) and 19.93% (RES) for dam building. It is concluded that sediment management affects the value of the plant since the useful life of the reservoir affects the value of continuity.

Translated title of the contributionEffect of sediment management decision on a hydropower plant value
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)232-240
Number of pages9
JournalDYNA (Colombia)
Volume87
Issue number213
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2020

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