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Solid Biomass Electricity Generation cost data

Data point Valid in Capital cost Operating cost excluding fuel Source
£(2010)/kw £(2010)/kw
  Wood (BFBC) Bubbling Fluidised Bed Combustion 2010 3445–4211 162–215 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Wood (CFBC) Circulating Fluidised Bed Combustion 2010 1960–2396 76–103 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Wood (BFBC) Bubbling Fluidised Bed Combustion (2050) 2050 1908–3029 97–161 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Wood (CFBC) Circulating Fluidised Bed Combustion 2050 1106–1753 51–81 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Waste Wood Grate (CFBC) 2010 2871–3509 110–148 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Waste Wood Grate (CFBC) - 2050 2050 1742–2800 74–123 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Energy Crops AD 2010 6136–7500 202–289 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Energy Crops AD - 2050 2050 3022–5329 109–213 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Energy crop gasification 2000 2040 90 Markal 3.24
  Energy crop gasification - 2010 onward 2010 - 2040 2168–2712 69–85 Markal 3.24
  Wood Gasification 2010 3440–5160 110–196 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Wood Gasification - 2050 2050 1853–2876 57–135 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Large Biomass Power - NOAK 2010 1883–2182 68–83 MottMacDonald 2010
  Large Biomass Power - FOAK 2010 2161–2532 73–88 MottMacDonald 2010
  Small Biomass Power - NOAK 2010 2388–2840 83–129 MottMacDonald 2010
  Small Biomass Power - FOAK 2010 2727–3087 88–141 MottMacDonald 2010
  Wood Grate (CFBC) 2010 3015–3685 139–193 MottMacDonald (2011)
  Wood Grate (CFBC) 2050 1853–2876 94–156 MottMacDonald (2011)
  2010 Range 2010 122–5160 45–254 2050 working assumption
  2050 Range 2050 105–5160 45–254 2050 working assumption
  Dedicated Biomass, <50MW 2030 2392–3883 117–241 Arup/EY
  Dedicated Biomass, >50MW 2010 2258–2801 106–218 Arup/EY
  Dedicated Biomass, >50MW 2015 2179–2803 102–218 Arup/EY
  Dedicated Biomass, >50MW 2020 2123–2805 100–218 Arup/EY
  Dedicated Biomass, >50MW 2025 2097–2807 98–219 Arup/EY
  Dedicated Biomass, >50MW 2030 2072–2809 97–219 Arup/EY
  Dedicated Biomass, <50MW 2010 2607–3871 125–257 Arup/EY
  Dedicated Biomass, <50MW 2015 2516–3874 121–250 Arup/EY
  Dedicated Biomass, <50MW 2020 2451–3877 116–254 Arup/EY
  Dedicated Biomass, <50MW 2025 2421–3880 118–243 Arup/EY
  Conventional co-firing (~10% biomass) 2010 40–167 20–30 Arup/EY
  Conventional co-firing (~10% biomass) 2030 34–160 20–30 Arup/EY
  Enhanced Cofiring (~50% biomass) 2010 442–496 ? Arup/EY
  Enhanced Cofiring (~50% biomass) 2030 383–476 ? Arup/EY
  Conversion (100% Biomass) 2010 122–869 46–51 Arup/EY
  Conversion (100% Biomass) 2030 105–835 47–51 Arup/EY
  Default - Biomass 300MW 2010 2296 87 MARKAL 3.26
Range 2000-2050 34–7500 20–289  

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