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Fixed operation and maintenance expenses
Costs represented for different percent (%) load factors and cost reduction scenarios (low, middle, and high).
Data source: NREL's 2016 Annual Technology Baseline (ATB) report.
  • Recently RAK bid on O&M services for a 2.7 MW plant. Client presently spending $0.01/watt for daily monitoring with one annual PM visit / report.

  • RAK included daily monitoring, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, three PM visits / reports.
  • RAK's bid was 21% lower than what the client was paying and slightly lower than NREL's 2020 forecast.

  • Is your O&M spending ahead of its time or behind the times?