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Table 6 Economic parameters

From: Techno-economic comparison of ethanol and electricity coproduction schemes from sugarcane residues at existing sugar mills in Southern Africa

Parameter Description
Plant Life [47] 25 years, with 9 operational months per year. The salvaging value is 20%.
Period of Economic Analysis [37] 20 years
Depreciation [37, 47] Straight line to salvaging value.
Tax [78] South African company tax of 28%
Working Capital [47] 5%
Other To simplify the analysis, an equity of 100% was assumed [28, 47]. It was further assumed that capital will be fully paid after construction.