Jobs and Economic Development Impacts Photovoltaics Model (JEDI PV) National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Installation Costs [?]
Installation Costs are based on analysis of data from Barbose, G., Darghouth, N., Wiser, R, and Seel, J. 2011. Tracking the Sun IV: The Installed Cost of Photovoltaics in the U.S. from 1998-2010. Berkeley, CA: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, provided in May 2011 (prior to the report being published); data from John Bartlett, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Sept. 2010; and analysis of proprietary data provided by project installers.
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Cost Cost
Per KW
Percent of
Total Cost
Purchased
Locally (%) [?]
Purchased Locally is the percentage of expenditure spent in the state or local region where the system is installed.
Manufactured
Locally (%)
Materials & Equipment
Mounting (Rails, Clamps, Fittings, etc.) $114,991 $ 3.4% %
Modules $1,074,912 $ 31.6% %
Electrical (Wire, Connectors, Breakers, etc.) $114,991 $ 3.4% %
Inverter $209,983 $ 6.2% %
Subtotal $1,514,876 $3,030 44.5%
Labor
Installation $275,113 $ 8.1% %
Subtotal $275,113 $550 8.1%
Total $1,789,989 $3,580 52.6%
Other Costs
Permitting $91,863 $ 2.7% %
Other Costs [?]
Other Costs includes all services and misc. costs not accounted for elsewhere.
$183,727 $ 5.4% %
Business Overhead [?]
Business overhead includes, among others, all back-office costs, marketing costs, pre-development costs, as well as gross margin.
$1,215,121 $ 35.7% %
Subtotal $1,490,711 $2,981 43.8%
Subtotal $3,280,700 $6,561 96.3%
Sales Tax (Materials, & Equipment Purchases) [?]
Entry required if sales tax not to be automatically computed using sales tax rate entered in Tax Parameters below.
$ $250 3.7% 100% [?]
Local share is set using Tax Parameters set below.
Total $3,405,678 $6,811 100.0%


PV System Annual Operating and Maintenance Costsloading

Cost Cost
Per KW
Percent of
Total Cost [?]
For purposes of calculating this percentage, the Total Cost does not include costs for land easement if applicable.
Local Share (%) [?]
Local Share is the percentage of expenditure spent in the state or local region where the system is installed.
Labor [?]
Labor Costs include employer paid costs such as wages, health benefits, workers compensation, disability insurance, and social security, among others.
Technicians $8,965 $ 52.7% %
Subtotal $8,965 $17.93 52.7%
Purchased
Locally (%) [?]
Purchased Locally is the percentage of expenditure spent in the state or local region where the system is installed.
Manufactured
Localy (Y or N)
Materials & Services
Materials & Equipment $7,435 $ 43.7% %
Services $0 $ 0.0% %
Subtotal $7,435 $14.87 43.7%
Sales Tax (Materials & Equipment Purchases [?]
Entry required if sales tax not to be automatically computed using sales tax rate entered in Tax Parameters below.
$ $1.23 3.6% 100% [?]
Local share is set using Tax Parameters set below.
Total [?]
Annual Operations and Maintenance Cost does not include costs associated with debt or equity payments, land easement, or taxes.
$17,013 $34.03 100.0%


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Financial Parameters Local Share
Debt Financing
Percentage Financed [?]
Percentage financed is the share of project construction and installation cost financed through a loan.
% %
Years Financed (Term)
Interest Rate %
Tax Parameters
Local Property Tax (Pecent of taxable value) [?]
The default Local Property Tax rate is 0%. Due to the large variation in methods and rates used to derive local taxes property taxes are not included in the analysis unless data is entered by the user. Users are encouraged to incorporate a local tax rate using the parameters in this model to calculate the amount or by entering the Local Property Taxes (dollars) if know, below.

Please note: if entering a tax rate, the percentage should not include the property tax exemption if applicable, this is entered separately below.
%
Assessed Value (Percent of construction cost) %
Taxable Value (Percent of assessed value) %
Taxable Value $
Property Tax Exemption (Percent of local taxes) [?]
Property Tax Exemptions (rates) incorporated in the model are based on information compiled in the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) by the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council in Jan. 2011.

Additional information on state and local property and sales tax policies and incentives (including exemptions) is available online at http://www.dsire.org.
%
Local Property Taxes $ %
Local Sales Tax Rate [?]
Sales Tax is only on materials, supplies and equipment purchases.

The default state sales tax rates incorporated in the model were derived from data published by the State Sales Tax Clearinghouse available online at http://thestc.com/STrates.stm in Jan. 2011.
% %
Sales Tax Exemption (Percent of local taxes) [?]
Sales Tax Exemptions (rates) incorporated in the model were based on information compiled in the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) by the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.

Additional information on state and local property and sales tax policies and incentives (including exemptions) is available online at http://www.dsire.org.
%
Payroll Parameters Wage Per Hour [?]
Wage per hour is the average base wage only; it does not include employer payroll costs, which are automatically included in the impact analysis.

**If revising wages per hour, please note: wage rates (entered in these cells) are associated with construction labor personnel costs (entered above) and employer payroll overhead (entered to the right). Therefore, user changes to wage rates must be accompanied by changes in labor costs (and potentially employer payroll overhead costs) or changes will adversely impact (increase or decrease) the total number of construction workers reported (calculated) in the results. See FAQ for related information.
Employer Payroll Overhead [?]
Employer payroll overhead refers to the additional percentage of wages employers spend to pay for employee health benefits, workers compensation, disability insurance, and social security, among others.

**If revising employer payroll overhead, please note: overhead rates (entered in these cells) are associated with construction labor personnel costs (entered above) and wages per hour (entered to the left). Therefore, user changes to overhead rates must be accompanied by changes in labor costs and wages per hour or changes will adversely impact (increase or decrease) the total number of construction workers reported (calculated) in the results. See FAQ for related information.
Construction & Installation Labor
Construction Workers / Installers $ %
O&M Labor
Technicians $ %