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Table 4 Overview of utilities and labour costs

From: Using techno-economic modelling to determine the minimum cost possible for a microbial palm oil substitute

Equipment Number of equipment Workers/shifta Electricity ($/y)a Low-pressure steam ($/year)a Cooling water ($/year)a
V-101 1 0 - - -
A-101 1 0.5 1028.53 - -
M-101 1 0.3 3360 - -
P-101 1 0 5489.87 - -
HE-101 1 0.1 - - -
HE-102 1 0.1 - 72,616.55 -
HT-101 1 0.1 - - -
P-102 1 0 34,567.90 - -
C-101 1 0.1 274,113.24 - -
F-101 1 0 - - -
F-102 1 0 - - -
HE-103 1 0.1 - - 1105.07
R-101 1 0.5 - - -
HE-104 1 0.1 - - 6365.18
P-201 1 0 34,567.90 - -
HE-201 1 0.5 - 748,448.88 -
V-201 3 0 - - -
A-201 3 0 3085.6 - -
P-202 3 0.2 82,962.96 - -
F-201 1 0 - - -
P-203 1 0.2 27,654.32 - -
D-201 1 0 4704 - -
P-204 1 0.2 34,567.90 - -
C-201 1 0.1 689,747.40 - -
HE-202 1 0 - 698,730.10 -
T-202 1 0.5 1028.53 - -
A-202 1 0 - - -
P-205 1 0 1028.53 - -
HG-201 1 0.3 5489.87 - -
P-206 1 0 5644.8 - -
CS-201 1 0.25 5489.87 - -
E-201 1 0.3 - - -
SL-201 1 0 - 1,168,927.40 -
T-203 1 0 - - -
Total ($/y)   450,000 1,184,425 2,688,723 7470
  1. aThe costs are related to the total number of equipment, not the unit cost