Avoided cost

Avoided cost

In context of project financing, the capital and expense that would have to be spent if the project did not proceed.
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The venture is appropriate for an avoided cost rate under federal regulations as a renewable venture.
Indirect benefits include avoided cost of lost productivity incurred by the patients due to their reduced income and by their caregiver(s) due to provision of informal care.
With the high avoided cost of fuel and electricity, in conjunction with the 30 percent capital reimbursement opportunities offered through the federal stimulus package, it is possible to compete with the avoided cost of diesel-generated electricity.
Specific economic benefits include improved water services, paid recreational activities, fish farming, long term job creation, short term job creation (direct), or avoided cost of water source or septic tanks construction and maintenance, tourism, improved development potential, enhanced institutional & capacity building capability, increased property value (indirect).
It may work and give the appearance of avoided cost to the school, but it might not be as advantageous as it could be.
They're fairly easy programs to implement--the marginal amount of additional costs is usually covered by the avoided cost of disposal.
Avoided cost of disposal for recycling materials is the marginal cost which conceivably could vary from the average cost to zero.
172(h)(2)(B) requires the use of an avoided cost method, in the manner prescribed under Sec.
The settlement replaces an older version that required investor-owned utilities to contract capacity from CHPs at their avoided cost of generation.
The purchase agreements and the price of the electricity will be at the utility's avoided cost of electricity, which reflects the utility's costs to purchase or generate the power from other resources.
TEI applauds the Treasury for recognizing the complexity of the avoided cost interest calculation set forth in Prop.
Revised the calculation of Short Run Avoided Cost (SRAC) pricing; and