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Natural Gas Distributed Reforming Cost Sheet

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Plant Design Capacity (kg/day):
1500
Capacity Factor (%)
70%
H2 proctiond (kg/day)
Basis: Current, Advanced, or Longer Term Current
Start-up Year:
2005
Conversion Technology:
Based on Number of Plants Installed per Year
500
Production System Natural Gas Consumption (KJ Feedstock
(LHV)/kg of H2)
Production Unit Hydrogen Efficiency (%)
Production Electricity Consumption (kWhe/kg of H2)
Production H2 Leak (%)
Production Step Efficiency (%)
Compression, Storage and Dispensing Electricity Consumption
(kWhe/kg of H2)
Compression, Storage and Dispensing H2 Leak (%)
Compression, Storage and Dispensing Step Efficiency (%)
Total System Efficiency (%)
Process water consumption (L/kg of H2)
2005
Reference Year $
10%
After-tax Real IRR (%)
Depreciation Type
Depreciation Schedule Length (years)
20
Analysis period (years)
20
Plant life (years)
1.90%
Inflation rate (%)
6%
State Taxes (%)
35%
Federal Taxes (%)
38.90%
Total Tax Rate (%)
100%
% Equity Financing
Length of Construction Period (years) << 1
50%
% of Revenues During Start-up year (%)
100%
% of Variable Operating Costs During Start-up (%)
100%
% of Fixed Operating Costs During Start-up (%)
0%
Salvage value (% of total capital investment)
0%
Decommissioning costs (% of depreciable capital investment)

CAPITAL INVESTMENT (Inputs REQUIRED in Year 2005 $)


Production: Major Items

Unistalled

Installation
Factor
Installed

Unistalled

Installation
Factor
Installed

Balance of Plant
Total Production Initial Capital Investment (Depreciable)
Compression/Storage/Dispensing: Major items
Production: Major Items
(Add in lines as appropriate)
H2 Compressor Subsystem
Storage Subsystem
Dispenser System
Overall Control and Safety Equipment

Balance of Plant
Total Compression/Storage/Dispensing Initial Capital
Investment (Depreciable)
Replacement Capital
Total Direct Capital Investment (Depreciable) ($)

Indirect Depreciable Capital


Site Preparation ($)
Engineering & design ($)
Process contingency ($)
Project contingency ($)
Other (Depreciable) capital ($)
One-time Licensing Fees ($)
Up-Front Permitting Costs ($)
TOTAL DEPRECIABLE CAPITAL COSTS ($)

TOTAL NONDEPRECIABLE CAPITAL COSTS ($)


TOTAL CAPITAL INVESTMENT ($)

FIXED O&M COSTS (Inputs REQUIRED in Year 2005


Dollars)
Production Unit Labor required (Hours/year)
Production Unit Labor cost ($/man-hr)
Production Unit Labor cost ($/year)
Storage/Dispensing Labor required (Hours/Year))
Storage/Dispensing Labor cost ($/man-hr)
Storage/Dispensing Labor cost ($/year)
Overhead and G&A rate (% of total labor costs)
Overhead and G&A ($/year)
Property tax and insurance rate (% of total capital investment)
Property taxes and insurance ($/year)
Land Rent ($/year)
Licensing, Permits and Fees ($/year)
Production Maintenance and Repairs ($/year)
Forecourt Maintenance and Repairs ($/year)
Other Fees ($/year)
Other Fixed O&M Costs ($/year)

TOTAL FIXED O&M COSTS ($/year)


VARIABLE PRODUCTION COSTS (at 100% capacity,
startup year cost, year 2005 dollars)
Feedstock Costs
Type of natural gas feedstock used
Natural gas feedstock consumption (Nm 3/kg of H2)
Natural gas feedstock cost in startup year ($/Nm3)
Natural gas feedstock cost in startup year ($/year)
Process water feedstock consumption (L of water/kg of H2)
Process water feedstock cost in startup year ($/L)
Process water feedstock cost in startup year ($/year)
Other Raw Material Costs ($/year)
Additional Raw Material Costs (add details as needed in rows
below)
TOTAL OTHER RAW MATERIAL COSTS ($/year)
Utility Costs
Type of electricity utility used
Use H2A electricity utility cost? (Enter yes or no)
Electricity utility consumption (kWh/kg H2)
Electricity utility cost in startup year ($/kWh)
Electricity utility cost in startup year ($/year)
Other Variable O&M Costs
Waste Treatment Costs ($/year)
Solid Waste Disposal Costs ($/year)
Other variable operating costs (e.g. non-feedstock fuels,
environmental surcharges) ($/year)
Royalties ($/year)

TOTAL OTHER VARIABLE O&M COSTS ($/year)


TOTAL VARIABLE PRODUCTION COSTS ($/year)
WORKING CAPITAL (% of yearly change in operating costs)