Example calculation for office building with direct self-consumption IBC SOLAR headquarters carport Self-consumption is interesting for commercial businesses. For companies, continuously rising electricity prices represent a critical lack of planning safety for the future. In most cases, they exceed the legal feed-in tariff. This makes the installation of a photovoltaic system for selfconsumption a worthwhile investment and ensures long term competitiveness. 2,100,000 2,050,000 2,000,000 System information A Annual energy demand: 410,000 kWh A Plant size: 125 kWp A Feed-in tariff: (as of: May 2013) 0.1323 €/kWh A Photovoltaic system costs: € 231,250 A Electricity cost savings in 20 years compared to reference: € 316,211 A Investment return using internal rate of return method (IRR): 10.1 % A Internal consumption rate: 81.7 % A Independence rate: 23.7 % 1,950,000 1,900,000 1,850,000 1,800,000 1,750,000 1,700,000 1,650,000 1,600,000 1,550,000 Electricity costs for 20 years without photovoltaics 2,070,910 €* Benefit from solar power 316,211 € Electricity costs for 20 years after installation of PV system 1,754,699 €* * 3 % electricity price increase p.a.
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