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Table 1 Technical and economic specifications

From: Multi-criteria assessment of hybrid renewable energy systems for Nigeria’s coastline communities

No. Description Specification
1 Generic flat plate PV panel  
Capital cost [$/kW] 3,975.00
Replacement cost [$/kW] 3,378.75
Maintenance cost [$/kW/year] 0a
Lifetime [years] 20
2 Generic wind turbine  
Capital cost [$/kW] 3,560.00 [26]
Replacement cost [$/turbine] 3,026.00
Maintenance cost [$/turbine/year] 10.00
Lifetime [year] 20
3 Auto size genset  
Fuel Diesel
Capital cost [$/kW] 500.00
Replacement cost [$/kW] 500.00
Maintenance cost [$/kW/hr] 0.030
Lifetime [hours] 15,000
4 System converter  
Capital cost [$/kW] 300.00
Replacement cost [$/kW] 300.00
Maintenance cost [$/kW/year] 100.00
Lifetime [years] 15
5 Generic 1 kWh lead acid battery  
Capital cost [$/battery] 300.00
Replacement cost [$/battery] 300.00
Maintenance cost [$/kW/year] 10.00
Lifetime [years] 5
  1. aThis value is based on the assumption that the operating and maintenance cost is negligible for a localised distributed energy systems [24, 27]