Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

10-481-113 058179 Energy Investment Analysis

Outline of Instruction

Course Information

Description | 10-481-113 ENERGY INVESTMENT ANALYSIS ...emphasis on financial analysis of energy projects, including simple payback and life-cycle cost analysis, time value of money, cash flow equivalence, cost-benefit analysis, tax credits, depreciation, inflation and/or escalating fuel costs on energy investments and cost estimating. (Prerequisites: 10-481-109, Commercial HVACR Systems Analysis; 10-481-111, Energy Control Strategies, 10-481-115, Lighting Fundamentals) |
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Total Credits | 2 |

Prior Learning Assessments

None

Course Competencies

- Define variables that influence economic analyses of energy projects.
- Use industry sources to find information on incentives and financing.
- Draw cash flow diagrams
- Perform simple interest calculations.
- Perform simple payback analysis of energy projects.
- Explain the concept of "time value of money."
- Perform discounted cash flow calculations related to energy projects.
- Perform benefit/cost (savings/investment) ratio calculations.
- Explain the concept of life cycle costing.
- Calculate life cycle cost analysis of energy projects.
- Describe the decision-making process that businesses use in selecting energy projects.
- Prepare a written economic analysis report that prioritizes a variety of potential energy projects.

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