Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) – Solar Thermal Power Generation Technology Model

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) – Solar Thermal Power Generation Technology Model

Your energy technology selection expert has developed a CSP Project Finance Model for use by CSP project developers.

It can help you prepare the feasibility study and design or optimize the various options to give you the lowest Levelized cost of energy (LCOE).

Given inputs on installed unit capacity, number of units, capacity factor, all-in capital cost $/kW, fixed O&M cost $/kW/year and variable O&M cost $/MWh, you can calibrate the model to meet your annual generation and determine first year tariff, short-run marginal running cost SRMC and long-run marginal running cost LRMC (also known as LCOE). More »

Steam Cycle and Rankin Cycle Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

April 17th, 2016 No Comments   Posted in power generation

Steam Cycle and Rankin Cycle Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

This is the latest project finance model template (financials tab or worksheet) that your energy technology selection expert has developed for the steam cycle and Rankin cycle power generation technology using a variable of energy sources and fossil fuels such as  oil thermal (bunker oil) and gas thermal (natural gas). Familiarize with the template and if interested, get the full unlocked version for your immediate use. I can also provide data input service or customize further the model.

Among the oldest and most versatile power generation technology is based on the steam cycle, also called the Rankin cycle, which consists of a heating source to convert a liquid such as water into saturated steam or superheated steam to drive a steam turbine, and recover the spent steam in the condenser to be pre-heated in a steam drum and then converted to steam in a boiler and superheated further in the super heater of the Rankin cycle.

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Reciprocating (Piston) Engine Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

Reciprocating (Piston) Engine Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

This is the latest project finance model template (financials tab or worksheet) that your energy technology selection expert has developed for reciprocating (piston) engine power generation technology. Familiarize with the template and if interested, get the full unlocked version for your immediate use. I can also provide data input service or customize further the model.

Reciprocating diesel engine (using diesel oil and bunker fuel oil) is based on the compression ignition (CI) thermodynamic cycle while the reciprocating gasoline engine (using gasoline, petrol and natural gas) is based on the spark ignition (SI) thermodynamic cycle.

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Hydro Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

April 17th, 2016 No Comments   Posted in hydro power

Hydro Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

This is the latest project finance model template (financials tab or worksheet) that your energy technology selection expert has developed for hydro electric power. Familiarize with the template and if interested, get the full unlocked version for your immediate use. I can also provide data input service or customize further the model.

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Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

April 17th, 2016 No Comments   Posted in solar PV power

Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

This is the latest project finance model template (financials tab or worksheet) that your energy technology selection expert has developed solar PV energy. Familiarize with the template and if interested, get the full unlocked version for your immediate use. I can also provide data input service or customize further the model.

Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) farms are the present darling in the RE industry. It is the fastest RE technology that can be built in the shortest possible time, and with declining cost of producing and maintaining solar PV panels, a large number of project developers have ventured into solar.

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Wind Energy Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

April 17th, 2016 No Comments   Posted in wind energy and power

Wind Energy Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

This is the latest project finance model template (financials tab or worksheet) that your energy technology selection expert has developed for on-shore and off-shore wind energy farm (non-thermal renewable energy). Familiarize with the template and if interested, get the full unlocked version for your immediate use. I can also provide data input service or customize further the model.

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Biomass Energy Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

April 15th, 2016 No Comments   Posted in project finance modeling

Biomass Energy Project Finance Model Template (Financials Tab) – free demo

This is the latest project finance model template (financials tab or worksheet) that your energy technology selection expert has developed for biomass energy (cogeneration, direct combustion, gasification, IGCC, WTE) and all other fossil and thermal power plants (burns fossil fuel). Familiarize with the template and if interested, get the full unlocked version for your immediate use. I can also provide data input service or customize further the model.

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Financial Ratios in Project Finance Model Ver. 3.0

April 6th, 2016 No Comments   Posted in financial ratios

Financial Ratios in Project Finance Model Ver. 3.0

Financial ratios are mathematical comparisons of financial statement (P&L or Income & Expense, Cash Flow, and Balance Sheet Statements) accounts or categories.

These relationships between income, expense, cash flow and balance sheet accounts help investors, creditors, and internal company management understand how well a business is performing and areas of needing improvement.

Financial ratios are the most common tools used in analyzing a business’ financial standing. Ratios are easy to understand and simple to compute.

They can also be used to compare different companies in different industries. Since a ratio is simply a mathematically comparison based on proportions, big and small companies can be use ratios to compare their financial information. More »

Economic Model (Project Finance Model) for a CFB Power Plant (coal, biomass)

February 24th, 2016 No Comments   Posted in financial models

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 »

Marcial Ocampo – the Energy Technology Expert (now available for projects and consultancy or fixed employment)

November 1st, 2012 6 Comments   Posted in energy technology expert

Marcial Ocampo – the Energy Technology Expert (now available for projects and consultancy or fixed employment)

Today, at 2pm on December 6, 2012, the Philippine Department of Energy (DOE) and the Energy Management Association of the Philippines (ENMAP now ENPAP) will confer on Marcial a SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD for his significant contributions to goals and achievements of the energy conservation (ENERCON) and energy efficiency initiatives of the government and private sector. The venue of the awards giving is the MERALCO Multi-Purpose Hall. Please be there my friends at the DOE, PNOC, PBR, PETRON, PETRONAS PHIL, DOST, FIRST GEN, UNDP, ADB and WB-IFC.

Marcial T. Ocampo is a Chemical Engineer and placed 2nd place during the 1973 Chemical Engineering Board Examination. Marcial also pursued advanced studies when he finished his M.S. Combustion and Energy from University of Leeds, UK. More »

CURRICULUM VITAE of MARCIAL T. OCAMPO

February 26th, 2012 4 Comments   Posted in energy technology expert

CURRICULUM VITAE of MARCIAL T. OCAMPO

Marcial Ocampo is a local and international expert and consultant on Energy & Climate Change. He is also an energy technology selection and business development expert and has prepared many feasibility studies on both conventional (oil, coal, natural gas) and renewable energy (biomass, mini-hydro, solar PV and wind). He has prepared a complete line of project finance models for almost all power generation technologies to calculate its long-run marginal running cost (LRMC) which is also known as the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) as well as first year tariff (also called feed-in-tariff for renewable energy). He also applies linear programming techniques in optimizing the configuration of co-generation and tri-generation systems (power, process heat, space cooling) and power plant dispatch to arrive at optimal power generation mix. He is also an expert in oil price calculations and tariff calculations which could be applied to renewable energy feed-in-tariff, conventional energy and electricity tariff as well as water distribution tariff.  More »

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 »

Renewable Energy Investments and Fiscal Reforms will Ensure Sustainable Economic Growth and Avoid Greek-like Financial Meltdown

January 27th, 2012 1 Comment   Posted in renewable energy

Renewable Energy Investments and Fiscal Reforms will Ensure Sustainable Economic Growth and Avoid Greek-like Financial Meltdown

I would like to share my views with the purpose of suggesting what would be the sustainable economic and energy development path for our country, the Philippines.

With the passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Law, the government thru the DOE, NREB, ERC, NGCP/TRANSCO, PEMC/WESM, NPC/NPC-SPUG, DUs, ECs, power generators (IPPs, IPPAs), NGOs, etc, and with the assistance of donor countries and financial institutions such as the WB, ADB, UNDP, USAID, AUSAID, etc, have developed the IRR and other pertinent regulations for the implementation of the RE Law, including the provision of feed-in-tariff (FIT) that will be paid to RE developers and generators so that it may provide non-fossil power generation to meet future demand of power as well as replace/augment supplies due to retirement of conventional and fossil power generation sources.

On several occasions, it has been articulated by both local and foreign experts that RE power generation is the sustainable way to go to meet the country’s energy and power needs in the future because: More »

Shopping Cart for my Power Generation and Fuel Cycle Technology Power Pt Presentation and Articles – new price list

August 13th, 2011 No Comments   Posted in power generation

Shopping Cart for my Power Generation and Fuel Cycle Technology Power Pt Presentation and Articles – new price list

Due to the tremendous interest and response from avid readers to this blog, your energy technology selection and business development expert is now automating the order taking, payment and downloading of its various power generation power pt presentable and articles as well as project finance models.

Here is the new price list for my energy data base, power plant emission, feed-in-tariff, renewable energy resource assessment and project finance models for conventional, renewable and nuclear energy.

If you are investing in energy and power generation projects in the Philippines or any other country, please email me so you could outsource to me the gathering of all energy, oil and power consumption, demand and projections to support the market study of your feasibility studies. More »

Shopping Cart for my Project Finance Models and LP Load Dispatch Models – new price list

August 13th, 2011 No Comments   Posted in cost of power generation

Shopping Cart for my Project Finance Models and LP Load Dispatch Models – new price list

Due to the tremendous interest and response from avid readers to this blog, your energy technology selection and business development expert is now automating the order taking, payment and downloading of its various energy technology articles as well as project finance models.

Here is the new price list for my energy data base, power plant emission, feed-in-tariff, renewable energy resource assessment and project finance models for conventional, renewable and nuclear energy. More »

Coal-Fired Power Power Plant Model (Pulverized, CFB, IGCC)

August 8th, 2011 5 Comments   Posted in cost of power generation

Coal-Fired Power Power Plant Model (Pulverized, CFB, IGCC)

Japan recently announced that it intends to wean away from Nuclear Power. So in the meantime, it has to rely on diesel gensets, oil thermal, coal thermal and combined cycle gas turbines firing oil and natural gas or LNG. This model will help you determine the economic feasibility and the first year tariff to meet equity returns as well as project returns including payback period of a coal-fired power plants (pulverized, CFB, IGCC) and compare with conventional (oil, gas, natural gas, hydro, geothermal) and renewable technologies (biomass, solar, wind, mini-hydro, ocean thermal energy conversion). More »

Nuclear Power Power Plant Model

August 8th, 2011 No Comments   Posted in cost of power generation

Nuclear Power Power Plant Model

Japan recently announced that it intends to wean away from Nuclear Power. So in the meantime, it has to rely on diesel gensets, oil thermal, coal thermal and combined cycle gas turbines firing oil and natural gas or LNG. This model will help you determine the economic feasibility and the first year tariff to meet equity returns as well as project returns including payback period of a nuclear power plant and compare with conventional (oil, gas, natural gas, hydro, geothermal) and renewable technologies (biomass, solar, wind, mini-hydro, ocean thermal energy conversion). More »

Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant Model

August 8th, 2011 2 Comments   Posted in cost of power generation

Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant Model

Japan recently announced that it intends to wean away from Nuclear Power. So in the meantime, it has to rely on diesel gensets, oil thermal, coal thermal and combined cycle gas turbines firing oil and natural gas or LNG. This model will help you determine the economic feasibility and the first year tariff to meet equity returns as well as project returns including payback period. More »

Simple Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant Model

August 8th, 2011 6 Comments   Posted in cost of power generation

Simple Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant Model

Japan recently announced that it intends to wean away from Nuclear Power. So in the meantime, it has to rely on diesel gensets, oil thermal, coal thermal and combined cycle gas turbines firing oil and natural gas or LNG. This model will help you determine the economic feasibility and the first year tariff to meet equity returns as well as project returns including payback period. More »

Oil Thermal Power Plant Model

August 8th, 2011 2 Comments   Posted in Uncategorized

Oil Thermal Power Plant Model

Japan recently announced that it intends to wean away from Nuclear Power. So in the meantime, it has to rely on diesel gensets, oil thermal, coal thermal and combined cycle gas turbines firing oil and natural gas or LNG. This model will help you determine the economic feasibility and the first year tariff to meet equity returns as well as project returns including payback period. More »