Estimated annual costs…
…For the operation and maintenance of a 300kW plant
Fees and overdraft interest US$666
Insurance US$5333
Legal/accounting US$1333
Property taxes US$2000
Provincial capital tax US$2666
Telephone US$466
Electricity US$400
Utility maintenance fee US$800
Water rental tax US$2466
Maintenance/miscellaneous US$4000
Contingency US$3200
Total US$23,330
The average annual revenue of such a 300kW plant is in the region of US$66,600. Operation and maintenance costs will use up about 35% of this.