Archive for February, 2016:
Reaction to Mr. Bill Gates’ post on CLEAN ENERGY
Hi Mr. Bill Gates:
Thanks for keeping the focus on CLEAN ENERGY, and how best to achieve an economic and environmental balance for its future use and mankind’s benefit.
This would require, I believe, easy access to a set of tools and processes that will automate and institutionalize the technical and economic analysis of renewable energy (RE) projects and non-RE projects to determine feasibility, provide inputs to both short-term and long-term optimal dispatch and capacity expansion planning, in order to achieve optimum energy and power generation mix, least cost of energy, lower fuel consumption, reduced GHG emission, sulfur emission and global warming impact of the power industry. More »
Tags: Bill Gates, Clean Energy, CPLEX, feed-in tariff, first year tariff, GUROBI, IBM CPLEX, IEA, Internal Rate of Return, IRR, LCOE, least cost capacity expansion planning, levelized cost of energy, long run marginal cost, LP Modeling, LRMC, Marcial Ocampo, MESSSENGER, MILP, Mixed Integer Linear Programming, Net Present Value, NPV, PAYBACK, Payback Period, PLEXOS, project finance models, short run marginal cost, SRMC, WASP, WESM
Economic Model (Project Finance Model) for a CFB Power Plant (coal, biomass)
I am pleased to announce the availability of a new project finance model for a CFB power plant that can burn both coal and biomass.
The model accepts the following information: More »