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Fuel Price

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Type:

Input Variable

Units:

$/L

Symbol:

cfuel

The fuel price is the price of fuel in dollars per liter. This input is used to calculate the generator fuel cost.

Performing a sensitivity analysis on this variable is good for two reasons: it is difficult to accurately predict the future fuel price, and the optimal architecture of the power system can vary widely depending on the fuel price.