Mini-Hydro Model with CDM

October 11th, 2013 1 Comment   Posted in mini hydro

Mini-Hydro Model with CDM

Here is a sample of a project finance model for a mini-hydro power plant using the Clean Development Mechanism principles, i.e. no escalation, no taxes and government imposts and around 15% p.a. return on investment, and 100% owners’ equity only (no leveraging with cheap debt).

The CDM analyses the economics purely on the technical and economic performance of the technology (capacity, reliability, availability, efficiency, capital cost, and operating & maintenance costs). More »

CDM Wind Model2.xls

June 25th, 2012 No Comments   Posted in renewable energy

CDM Wind Model2.xls

In addition to the worksheets found in the ADV models of the regulator, 5 additional tabs or worksheets have been added (Capex, Opex, Revenues, Project IRR and Sensitivity) into the CDM model which is a financial evaluation without taxes (that distort the economic and technical performance) and debt (pure equity investment). For the RE project to benefit from CDM credits, the project IRR should not be more than 15% p.a.

Wind energy is most available in countries within the 40 deg North latitude and 40 deg South latitude. It can be harnessed using giant wind turbines that when connected together in a wind farm can provide utility scale capacities of 2.0 MW per turbine and with 15 turbines, could produce 30 MW of power in a given wind farm. More »

CDM Solar PV Model2.xls

June 25th, 2012 1 Comment   Posted in renewable energy

CDM Solar PV Model2.xls

In addition to the worksheets found in the ADV models of the regulator, 5 additional tabs or worksheets have been added (Capex, Opex, Revenues, Project IRR and Sensitivity) into the CDM model which is a financial evaluation without taxes (that distort the economic and technical performance) and debt (pure equity investment). For the RE project to benefit from CDM credits, the project IRR should not be more than 15% p.a.

Solar energy is most available in countries near the equator. It can be harnessed using photo voltaic panels that when connected together in arrays can provide utility scale capacities of 5 MW modules and with 2 modules, could produce 10 MW of power in a given site. More »

CDM Ocean Thermal Model_50 MW2.xls

June 25th, 2012 1 Comment   Posted in renewable energy

CDM Ocean Thermal Model_50 MW2.xls

In addition to the worksheets found in the ADV models of the regulator, 5 additional tabs or worksheets have been added (Capex, Opex, Revenues, Project IRR and Sensitivity) into the CDM model which is a financial evaluation without taxes (that distort the economic and technical performance) and debt (pure equity investment). For the RE project to benefit from CDM credits, the project IRR should not be more than 15% p.a.

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion or OTEC is most adapted in deep waters near the equator where the temperature difference between the surface (30 deg Celsius) and a depth of 1 km (10 deg Celsius) located within 10 km from the shoreline. More »

CDM Ocean Thermal Model_10 MW2.xls

June 25th, 2012 No Comments   Posted in renewable energy

CDM Ocean Thermal Model_10 MW2.xls

In addition to the worksheets found in the ADV models of the regulator, 5 additional tabs or worksheets have been added (Capex, Opex, Revenues, Project IRR and Sensitivity) into the CDM model which is a financial evaluation without taxes (that distort the economic and technical performance) and debt (pure equity investment). For the RE project to benefit from CDM credits, the project IRR should not be more than 15% p.a.

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion or OTEC is most adapted in deep waters near the equator where the temperature difference between the surface (30 deg Celsius) and a depth of 1 km (10 deg Celsius) located within 10 km from the shoreline. More »

CDM Mini-Hydro Model2.xls

June 25th, 2012 No Comments   Posted in renewable energy

CDM Mini-Hydro Model2.xls

In addition to the worksheets found in the ADV models of the regulator, 5 additional tabs or worksheets have been added (Capex, Opex, Revenues, Project IRR and Sensitivity) into the CDM model which is a financial evaluation without taxes (that distort the economic and technical performance) and debt (pure equity investment). For the RE project to benefit from CDM credits, the project IRR should not be more than 15% p.a.

Mini-hydro or run-of-river system is carried out mostly in the mountains where a slowly snaking terrain will lend itself to conveying the water via a canal headrace with minimal head loss and then dropping the water head thru the penstock to the power turbines and exiting to the tailrace to rejoin the river flow. As such, it does not need a dam but rather a diversion weir to divert water to the canal headrace. More »

CDM Biomass Gasification Model2.xls

June 25th, 2012 1 Comment   Posted in renewable energy

CDM Biomass Gasification Model2.xls

In addition to the worksheets found in the ADV models of the regulator, 5 additional tabs or worksheets have been added (Capex, Opex, Revenues, Project IRR and Sensitivity) into the CDM model which is a financial evaluation without taxes (that distort the economic and technical performance) and debt (pure equity investment). For the RE project to benefit from CDM credits, the project IRR should not be more than 15% p.a.

Biomass gasification system is carried out mostly in the countryside where biomass is abundant from agricultural activity such as paddy rice, corn fields, cotton fields, sugar cane fields, tree plantation and municipal solid waste (MSW). A 400 mt/day of MSW could support around 28.5 MW of biomass gasification power plant. More »

CDM Biomass Cogeneration Model2.xls

June 25th, 2012 No Comments   Posted in renewable energy

CDM Biomass Cogeneration Model2.xls

In addition to the worksheets found in the ADV models of the regulator, 5 additional tabs or worksheets have been added (Capex, Opex, Revenues, Project IRR and Sensitivity) into the CDM model which is a financial evaluation without taxes (that distort the economic and technical performance) and debt (pure equity investment). For the RE project to benefit from CDM credits, the project IRR should not be more than 15% p.a.

Biomass cogeneration system is carried out mostly in the countryside where biomass is abundant from agricultural activity such as sugar cane fields. More »

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Modeling Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Impact on Renewable Energy Economics

February 5th, 2012 2 Comments   Posted in Clean Development Mechanism

Modeling Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Impact on Renewable Energy Economics

Your energy technology expert has updated its project finance models for renewable energy.

It now includes standard clean development mechanism (CDM) modeling to determine the economic impact of including carbon emission reduction (CER) credits to the overall economics of renewable energy sources (biomass cogeneration, biomass direct combustion, biomass gasification, solar PV, wind, mini-hydro, ocean thermal energy conversion).

CDM modeling consists of running a project finance model to determine pre-tax net cash flow without escalation and with full equity (project IRR). The model, however, has the option to include cheaper debt. More »