6.8 Cost of CHP: Engineering and Installation Costs

This section covers important rules-of-thumb and a variety of other important information that you need to consider when quickly assessing a project.

6.8.1 Site Feasibility Screening

Consider CHP if Spark Spread is greater than 3 or if electric demand charges are high and the facility has a decent use for the waste heat. See Spark Spreads in figure 6-3.

Figure 6-3 - Spark Spread

Figure 6-3 – Spark Spread

6.8.2 General Equipment and Maintenance Costing

Guidelines for equipment costing are shown in Table 6-2.

Attention: The internal data of table “29” is corrupted!

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