Typical reasons for variations in per-tonne steel sector capital costs
A look at PSC capital costs
gives a picture of how it stacks up against green sand molding and SPM.
The article identifies several problems in accounting for capital-cost variation and concludes that is preferable to use the analysis of total cost (the sum of capital and operating cost) to develop a common set of adjustments for the capital and operating prospective payments rather than to use the analysis of capital cost
to develop separate capital payment adjustments.
Generally, capital costs
are the obligation of the landlord and not included in operating expenses.
TEI is concerned that this decision will impair the international competitiveness of capital intensive industries that have experienced dramatic reductions in their capital cost
allowance claims as a result of the tax reform -- i.
Assessment of electricity costs for different technologies in terms of the two fundamental yardsticks used for cost comparison, capital cost
and the levelized cost of electricity.
Polysulfide's yield improvement is well documented, but to date capital costs
for the technology have not provided a favorable ROI for pulp mills.
The low capital cost
of the GE electrolyzer would make it competitive with other hydrogen production methods such as natural gas reforming.
30% reduction in the capital cost
of the chemical recovery boiler
When the sum of an asset's capital cost
and manufacturing cost exceeds the price, the asset falls to the right of the price line and the asset is destroying value.
A letter of intent executed by an affiliate of Enterprise and TEPPCO in February 2006 provided that Enterprise would manage the construction and fund the initial capital cost
of the Phase V expansion.
Under this contract, PSE&G underwrites the full capital cost
of the system because it anticipates significant energy savings over time.