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Table 1 Assumptions adopted in the financial analysis

From: Stochastic techno-economic analysis of the production of aviation biofuel from oilseeds

  Value Units
Plant life 20 Years
Annual operating hours 8400 h
Fixed feed rate 39 Tonnes of oil/h
Feedstock oil content
 Camelina 35 %
 Carinata 44 %
 Jatropha 33 %
Annual liquid fuel throughput
 HRD 382 Million litres per year (MLPY)
 HRJ 398 Million litres per year (MLPY)
Depreciation Straight line  
Salvage value 20 % of total capital investment (TCI)
Price escalation 2 %
Inflation rate 2 %
Debit interest rate 8 %
Income tax rate 29 %
Debt financing 50 % of total project investment (TPI)
Risk-free rate of interest 2 %
Expected return on the market portfolio 15 %
Stock rate of return 8 %
Market rate of return 9 %