Gas Power Plant

Gas Engine Power Plant


  • Good For Decentralized Power Supply

    Small power plant near consumption area
    Reducing transmission loss


  • Good For Small Size Electricity System

    Moderate economic features with small sizes
    Ideal for islands

Project Summary Example

  • Development

    • Plant Capacity: 30 MW (Assumption)
    • Project Cost: 38 M USD
    • Site Area: Less than 1 Hectare
    • Project Period: about 12 months

  • Operation

    • Expected PPA Price: should be higher than 0.056 USD/kwh
    • Running Time per Day: 12 hours per day is assumed (50% Capacity Factor)
    • Lifetime: 20 years or more
    • Number of Employees
      • Technical Staff: 10 ~ 15 persons
      • Non-Technical Employees: around 20 persons


  • Preliminary Economic Study

    • Project Cost: 38 M USD
    • Project Period: 12 Months
    • Running Time per Day: 12 hours
    • Lifetime: 20 Years
    • Internal Rate of Return: 11.56%

    Assumed gas price: 0.07 USD/m3
    Items Unit Generation Cost (Peso/kwh) Remarks
    Initial Cost 0.031 0.056 51.1%
    Fuel Cost 0.015 25.0%
    O&M Cost 0.010 17.1%
    Margin 0.004 6.7%
    Sales Price 0.060

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