Project Finance Model for Determining the “Best New Entrant” Power Generation Technology

January 16th, 2010 1 Comment   Posted in financial models

Project Finance Model for Determining the “Best New Entrant” Power Generation Technology

In proposing a new power plant project to address a supply deficiency problem in a given grid, it is important for the project proponent and developer to demonstrate to the investors as well as to the regulator and end-users that the proposed power generation technology solution is the “best new entrant” that will address the power deficiency and provide the cheapest, reliable and stable electricity service. More »

Available Project Finance Models with CDM and Renewable Energy Law Incentives

January 15th, 2010 No Comments   Posted in financial models

Available Project Finance Models with CDM and Renewable Energy Law Incentives

I just finished polishing all my project finance models for the following power generation technologies and are now available for actual runs by project developers, researchers and individuals doing business development.  Using the models below will allow user to determine as quickly as possible the “best new entrant” technology applicable to a particular location given the fuel and energy resource available and the electricity tariff prevailing in the area. More »

Project Finance Model for Generic Diesel & RE Hybrid Power Plant

January 14th, 2010 3 Comments   Posted in financial models

Project Finance Model for Generic Diesel & RE Hybrid Power Plant

The determination of optimal combination of diesel and renewable energy (RE) hybrid power plant is sometimes a difficult exercise for the project developer and EPC contractor.

After an inventory of the available fuel and RE resources in a particular location and application, the next step is to determine thru project finance modeling the economics of a stand alone diesel generator power plant (usually a compression ignition diesel engine running on expensive diesel fuel, gas oil, light fuel oil and bunker fuel oil), and considering a hybrid configuration using biomass resources (biomass gasification with diesel engine, landfill methane with diesel engine, sewage digestion or biogas with diesel engine, municipal solid waste with steam turbine generator, biomass direct combustion with steam turbine generator, biomass co-firing with fossil coal and oil, mini-hydro, wind farm and solar PV).

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