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    Solar Energy Payback Calculator for 2012 - 2013

    Use the menu and sliders to set the variables. The graph shows the cash balance of your investment, and how many years it will take to be paid back.

    Roll over the question mark icons for more information.

     

    Inputs:

    Results:

    PV System Size (KW): Annual KWh Generated: Net Present Value:
    Nearest City
    PV System Cost: Simple Payback in Year:
    PV System Cost ($/Watt): PV System Rebate: Internal Rate of Return:
    Include Sun Tracking: Minnesota Made Rebate: Annual CO 2 Emissions Avoided (MT):
    PV System Rebates ($/Watt): Year 0 Net Installation Cost: 1 Metric Ton (MT) = 2,205 lbs.
    Xcel Minnesota Made Rebate?
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    Include 30% Inv. Tax Credit:
    Include 50% Depreciation:
    Electric Rate ($/KWh):
    Annual KWh Rate Increase (%):
    Inflation Rate (%):
    Annual Maintenance Costs:
    Value of Avoided CO2 ($/MWh):
    Year
    Net Installation Cost
    Depreciation
    MN Made Rebate
    ITC
    Annual Maintenance
    Electricity Cost Avoidance
    Commissioning Month
    Avoided CO2 Value
    Yearly Net Cost
    Cash Balance
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