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Decentralized energy conversion technologies

Package version
Description Cost and efficiency data for decentralized energy conversion technologies, compiled from various sources
Last changes Not documented.
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opsd-energy-conversion-decentralized_technologies-2019-06-25.zip (21 kB)

Individual data files (csv, xlsx)
decentralized_conversion_technologies_summary.csv (2 kB)
decentralized_storage_technologies_summary.csv (247 B)
decentralized-energy-conversion-and-storage-technologies_literature_review.csv (201 kB)
Meta data README.md
datapackage.json
Sources Multiple sources
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Field documentation

decentralized_conversion_technologies_summary (decentralized conversion technologies summary.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
Technology string
Capital costs (CHF/kW) - MINIMUM number
Capital costs (CHF/kW) - MAXIMUM number
Capital costs (CHF/kW) - MEAN number
O&M costs (CHF/kW/a) - MINIMUM number
O&M costs (CHF/kW/a) - MAXIMUM number
O&M costs (CHF/kW/a) - MEAN number
O&M costs (CHF/kWh/a) - MINIMUM number
O&M costs (CHF/kWh/a) - MAXIMUM number
O&M costs(CHF/kWh/a) - MEAN number
Efficiency - thermal (%) - MINIMUM number
Efficiency - thermal (%) - MAXIMUM number
Efficiency - thermal (%) - MEAN number
Efficiency - electrical (%) - MINIMUM number
Efficiency - electrical (%) - MAXIMUM number
Efficiency - electrical (%) - MEAN number

decentralized_storage_technologies_summary (decentralized storage technologies summary.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
Technology string
Capital costs (CHF/kWh) number
O&M costs (CHF/kWh/a) number
Charging/discharging efficiency (%) number
Standing losses (%) number

decentralized-energy-conversion-and-storage-technologies_literature_review (decentralized-energy-conversion-and-storage-technologies literature review.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
Technology type string
Technology general name string
Technology specific name string
Target sector string
Lifetime number
Lifetime min number
Lifetime max number
Year year
Source string
Capital cost marginal number
Capital cost marginal min number
Capital cost marginal max number
Capital cost fixed number
Capital cost fixed min number
Capital cost fixed max number
Installation cost number
Installation cost min number
Installation cost max number
Operation cost per kW number
Operation cost per kW min number
Operation cost per kW max number
Maintenance cost number
OM cost per kW number
OM cost per kWh number
OM cost per kWh min number
OM cost per kWh max number
Original currency string
Assumed currency conversion rate number
Output type string
Fuel type string
Emissions control type string
Additional operational control type string
Capacity number
Capacity min number
Capacity max number
Efficiency number
Efficiency min number
Efficiency max number
Electrical efficiency number
Electrical efficiency min number
Electrical efficiency max number
Thermal efficiency number
Heat to power ratio number
Heat to power ratio min number
Heat to power ratio max number
Load factor number
Load factor min number
Load factor max number
Comment string
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