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Cogeneration Training Course For Sustainable Energy Entepreneurs

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1.0. Introduction

2.0. Fundamentals of entrepreneurship

2.1. Cash Flows

2.2. Inflation rates

2.3. Discount Rate

2.4. Cost of capital

2.5. Present value

2.6. Taxes

2.7. Fixed Charge Rate

2.8. Financing

2.9. Investor Perspective

2.10. Uncertainty and Risk

3.0. Economic Measures

3.1. Net Present Value

3.2. Total life-cycle cost

3.3. Revenue Requirements

3.4. Levelized Cost of Energy

3.5. Internal Rate of Return

3.6. Simple Payback Period

3.7. Discounted PaybackPeriod

3.8. Benefit-to-Cost Ratios

3.9. Savings-to-investment Ratios

3.10. Integrated Resource Planning/Demand-Side-Management Ratio Tests

4.0. Cogeneration for Africa

4.1. Special Considerations for Cogeneration Systems

5.0. Case Studies

5.1. Proposal for a Solar PV System at PJDave

5.2. Proposal for a Biomass cogeneration plant at UTCL

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