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NREL Reference Plant Characteristics - southwest Arizona Variable Name in Spreadsheet Proj_Turb_Gross Proj_SF_Area Proj_TES_Capacity inflation Proj_SCA_Spacing Proj_SCA_Aperture

Sales_Tax_Rate used to estimate land area used to estimate land area

Project Plant Data Design Gross Output Actual Aperture TES thermal capacity Inflation Rate Row spacing Aperture width, total structure Sales Tax

Input Value

Units

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5 MWe #REF! m2 #REF! MWh-t 2.0% 15 m 5m 7.75% (SAM Parameter (output to SAM) ) #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF!

Direct Capital Cost Summary Site Improvements Solar Field HTF System Thermal Energy Storage Fossil Backup Power Plant Contingency Total Direct Costs Indirect Capital Cost Summary EPC Costs Project, Land, Misc. DC's Sales Tax Total Installed Cost

(Reference Plant )

(Totals ) #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! Rs. Rs.250,647,605 #REF!

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(Units ) ($/m2 ) ($/m2 ) ($/m2 ) ($/kWh-t )

SAM Parameter name Direct Cost - Site Improvements Direct Cost - Solar Field Direct Cost - HTF System Direct Cost - Storage Direct Cost - Fossil Backup Direct Cost - Power Plant (based on Turbine gross) Contingency (% of Direct Costs)

Rs. Rs.250,647,605 #REF! #REF!

0 ($/kWe ) 50130 ($/kWe ) #REF! (% )

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#REF! (% of DC ) #REF! (% of DC ) #REF! (applied to % of DC )

Indirect Cost - EPC Indirect Cost - Project, Land, Misc Indirect Cost - Sales Tax applies to % of DC

Reference Plant Installed Costs

Project Plant Installed Costs

SAM Exchange

Notes . Craig Turchi: This value is based on gross turbine output.I27: E33: Craig Turchi: SAM exchange cells must have no $ or % formatting.

1.Power Distribution Systems .28 Rs.15.091 Rs.560 Rs.056.Site Preparation Site .673 Rs.481.1.179 Rs. MISC COSTS: Permitting.69 Rs.1.8. (Fixed Value ) #REF! #REF! Rs.000.1.Empirical Sun Tracker #REF! 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 HTF .591 Rs.1.916 Rs. Rs.106 Rs.73 198.3.5. & Fittings TES .Pumps HTF .773 Rs.Water Supply Infrastructure Size (Basis) Material Cost per Sqm Labor Cost per Sqm (TOTAL ) #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! Rs.351.334.927 Rs.Feedwater System Power Plant .372 Rs.825 Rs.Solar Steam Generator Equipment .Buildings .909 Rs.Foundations & Support Structures HTF .682 Rs.80. Rs.534.374.609 Rs.34.605 #REF! #REF! 10% #REF! Solar Field .213.031 Rs.59.6.918 #REF! #REF! Rs.Water Treatment System .988.230.Solar Field Piping.7 MWh-t #VALUE! MWh Variable Name Ref_Turb_Gross Ref_SF_area Ref_TES_capacity Ref_Enet_yr NREL Reference Plant Data ITEM DIRECT CAPITAL COSTS Site .3.1.53 Rs.81.Solar Collector Receiver Tubes & Fittings Solar Field .BOP Mechanical Systems .2.234.Blowdown System .402 Rs.14 Rs.Power Block Piping.373 Rs.Fluid #REF! 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 TES .723 Rs. Parking.418.Freeze Protection System HTF .455 Rs.Steam Turbine Generator Island .167.202.696.701.Fabrication tent Solar Field .00% Tax Basis (Direct Capital Material Costs incl Contingency) Basis percentage of Total Direct Costs incl Contingency Sales Tax Cost Subtotal Size (Basis) #REF! #REF! Rs.966 Rs.92.302 Rs.88.Foundations & Support Structures TES .1. Fencing Site . & Fittings HTF . Legal Land (acres) Other Other Project.Grading.3.15.450.38.83 Rs.12.57 Rs.255. Valves.73 Rs. Rs.Instrumentation & Controls #REF! 198.27. Rs.670.Instrumentation & Controls System .387 #REF! #REF! 39.137 Rs.Foundations & Support Structures Solar Field .234.southwest Arizona Gross Turbine Capacity Solar Field Aperture Area Thermal storage capacity Annual Net Energy Generation 5 MWe 37.Cooling Systems . Rs.526.673 Rs.448.173 Rs.049 Rs.202 Rs.1.2.12.536 Rs.6% Rs.7 Rs. & Fittings HTF .200 Rs.376.Solar Collector Mirrors Solar Field .991 Rs.3.194 Rs.536.4.673 Rs.362.829.155 Rs.364 Rs.Auxiliary Cooling Water System Power Plant .469 Rs.295.447.1.52 Rs.Labor Installation Solar Field .761 Rs.285.469 Rs.84. Land.400.402 Rs.124.530.124.527 Rs. Remediation. Rs.003 Rs. 4.040.Condensate System #REF! 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 Power Plant .Roads.77.Electrical Solar Field .2.234.18 Rs.BOP Electrical Systems Direct Capital Cost Subtotal Contingency (total) Contingency (% of Direct Capital Costs) Direct Capital Costs Total INDIRECT PROJECT COSTS ENGINEER.148.52.055 Rs.409.0% - #REF! Rs.969.Clearing & Grubbing Site .129.091 Rs.710.073 Rs.15.688 Rs.23 Rs.73 198. Valves.4.158.732. #REF! Rs.926.876 Rs.109 Rs.909 Rs.124.2. Rs.3.11.350 Rs.950 Rs. PROCURE.727 Rs.0% Rs.182 Rs.117.727 Rs.0% Rs.635.799.382 Rs.162.234.845 Rs.3.336 Rs.6.841.27 Rs.Foundations & Support Structures .753.78.248.263.748.Solar Collector Frame Solar Field .Solar Collector Assembly Misc.705.14.124.Steam Piping.882 Rs.563 Rs.791 Rs.961.73 198.582.757 Rs.618 Rs.4.951. & Detention Site . Rs.301.3 Rs. Rs. Valves.1.13 Rs.035.000 #REF! Rs.Back-up Power Systems .425 Rs.165.260.422 Rs.727 Rs.647.2.751 Rs.Piping.6.880.1.468.782 Rs.2.2 Rs.190 Rs.0% Rs.707 Fossil Backup Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant . Insulation.782 Rs.91.8.4. & Fittings Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant Power Plant .Storage Fluid TES .250.190 Rs.Instrument & Controls Solar Field .067.182 Rs.663.138. CONSTRUCT COSTS: Engineering (EPCM basis) Construction management (EPCM basis) Commissioning / start-up (EPCM basis) Owner's Engg & Project Mgmt Interest during Construction EPC Costs Subtotal PROJECT.000 Rs.916 Rs.124.673 (% of Basis ) 2.2. Components Solar Field .Ullage System HTF .NREL Reference Plant Characteristics .14.321 Rs.Fire Protection System .11.974 Rs.885.2.301 Rs.1.522 Rs.2.2.44.830 Rs.059.167.7.000 Rs.11.091 Rs.Fuel Gas Handling & Metering System .609 Rs.624 m2 198.073 Rs.770.794 Rs.Tanks TES .6. Insulation.479. Drainage.082.277 #REF! Rs.200 Rs.427 Rs.912 Rs.161. Cap .886 #REF! #REF! Rs.743 Rs. Rs.640.0% 10.124.1.149. Insulation.1.7.836 Rs.35.Pumps & Heat Exchangers TES .827 Rs.682 Rs.346. LAND.48. Licensing.663 Rs. Rs.1.133.472. Rs.7.955 Rs.559 Rs.76 Rs.115.144 Rs.12. Insulation.0 #REF! Rs.16.246.839.12.31.114 Rs.530 Rs.028.382 Rs.56 Rs.090.702 #REF! Rs.765.409 Rs.1.50 Rs.253 Rs.2.2% Rs. 0.38 Rs.018 Rs.514 Rs.9.430.20.856.2.462 Rs.258.591 Rs.909 Rs.111 Rs.455 Rs.73 198.15.438 Rs.000 1.8.455 Rs.71 Rs.783 Rs.2.636 Rs.Expansion & Nitrogen Blanketing Systems HTF .259 Rs. Misc Costs Subtotal SALES TAX Tax Rate (input from SAM) 0.111.673 Rs. Valves. 1.324.682 Rs.44.831 Rs.364 Rs.500 Rs.066. 7.979 Rs.3.000 (per acre ) 0.98.2.763.136 Rs.198 Rs.5 Rs.323.548. Retention.392.062.494 #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! Rs.

F9: E42: Craig Turchi: Reference Plant is based on Arizona wage rates. Craig Turchi: Assumes salt at $1. Notes .00/kg.

000 360.000 #VALUE! #VALUE! 66.000 54.Maintenance Foreman PB .Site Misc .400 558.01 0.Human Resources Admin .Auxiliary Power (MWh) 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 1 47 #REF! #REF! #REF! 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 100.see Cap$ sheet Labor Burden Rate 50% Variable Name DL_burden ITEM Admininstration Labor Admin .Maintenance Supervisor SF .Asst Ops Manager Ops .Machinist/Welder/Mechanical Technician SF .000 100.090 #REF! #VALUE! (Fixed Cost by Capacity ($/kW-yr) ) (Variable Cost by Generation ($/MWh) ) #VALUE! #REF! (fixed ) (fixed ) (variable ) (fixed ) OM .000 120.Asst Plant Equipment Operator Ops .Plant Equipment Operator Ops .Water Treatment SCon Utilities Util .Financial Manager Admin .Mirror washing SCon .000 192.500 130.000 #VALUE! #VALUE! 66.000 350.Plant Engineer Admin .000 800.000 360.000 105.450 296.Clerk/Assistant PB PB Solar Field Maintenance Labor SF .Purchasing Admin .Administrative Aide Admin .000 120.Performance Engineer Admin .02 (Ref Plant Cost Basis ) #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! 250.Machinist/Welder/Mechanical Technician PB .000 145.Powerblock 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! #REF! 0 0 0 0 0.Clerk Admin Operations Labor Ops .500 #VALUE! #VALUE! 66.572.Information Technology Admin .000 48.Technician Ops Ops Power Block / TES Maintenance Labor PB .Control Systems SCon .000 240.Computers/Office Equipment SCon .Electrician PB .000 120.605 (Cost ) #REF! #REF! 540.500 76.500 84.Water (acre/ft) Util .TES Misc .Reference Plant Characteristics .012.000 #VALUE! #VALUE! 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 #REF! 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 84000 63000 44000 40000 40000 36000 40000 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 #REF! 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 48000 44000 44000 40000 40000 32000 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 #REF! 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 48000 44000 40000 40000 32000 Labor Subtotal Reference Year Size (Basis) Units/yr (Rate ($/unit) ) Service Contracts SCon .Maintenance Supervisor PB .Operations Manager Ops .647.000 350.000 908.Plant Manager Admin .Senior Operators Ops .000 94.HTF Misc .879 2.Instrument Technician SF .000 138.Instrument Technician PB .Natural Gas (MMBTU) Util .Fossil Backup Misc .Grounds/house keeping SCon .000 145.240 908.952 #REF! Annual O&M Summary (Reference) Burdened Labor Service Contracts Utilities Materials & Misc #VALUE! 800.Maintenance Foreman SF .000 240.090 2009 2009 2009 #REF! 5 5 8900 1241 3703 6.000 (Cost ) 100.000 100.Clerk/Assistant SF SF - Reference Year Size (Basis) Reference Plant (Annual Data Salary Arizona Location ($/yr) (Burdened Qty ) Labor Cost ) 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 #REF! #REF! 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 37624 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 8 1 0 1 4 6 1 2 0 0 15 1 1 1 2 4 1 0 0 10 1 1 2 6 4 0 0 14 47 95000 33000 87000 51000 56000 92000 63000 87000 32000 #VALUE! 49.500 130.00 450 80 Fraction Reference of Cost Year Size (Basis) basis Materials & Maintenance (% of Capital Cost Basis) Misc .418 5.Control Room Operator Ops .Solar Field Misc .000 66.000 105.000 53.

Craig Turchi: Cost factors allow the user to adjust project costs without changing the spreadsheet formula.F6: I6: Craig Turchi: Reference salaries based on national means from US Bureau of Labor under NAICS 221100. National means adjusted to Arizona Reference plant location by ratio of (1/1. Craig Turchi: Project Plant costs are calculated by: (Ref Plant Cost) * (Proj Plant Size / Ref Plant Size)^(scaling exponent) Craig Turchi: Cost factors allow the user to adjust project costs without changing the spreadsheet formula. Transmission and Distribution.26). Electric Power Generation. Craig Turchi: Cost factors allow the user to adjust project costs without changing the spreadsheet formula. M6: M53: M68: Notes . May 2008.