Solution

down payment

12.0

cost of loan

28.0

tax deduction for interest

-8.0

tax credit

0.0

depreciation

-10.0

salvage value

0.0

cost of energy

39.1

cost of demand charge

23.5

cost of maintenance

2.7

TOTAL = Ciife

87.3

From this example, one can observe that (1) when examing various options for DG, a spreadsheet is recommended, and (2) the cost of energy and demand is higher than the capital cost. This is why one might consider DG-produced cogeneration as an alternative to mechanical cooling.

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