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Alabama Analysis

Intro text about the Alabama analysis

Plant Capacity

Annual Capacity
Tons/dayMetric TonShort Tons
1,000328,500362,007
1,500492,750543,011
2,000657,000724,014
2,500821,250905,018
3,000985,5001,086,021
3,5001,149,7501,267,025
4,0001,314,0001,448,028
4,5001,478,2501,629,032
5,0001,642,5001,810,035
5,5001,806,7501,991,039
6,0001,971,0002,172,042
6,5002,135,2502,353,046
7,0002,299,5002,534,049
7,5002,463,7502,715,053
8,0002,628,0002,896,056
8,5002,792,2503,077,060
9,0002,956,5003,258,063
9,5003,120,7503,439,067
10,0003,285,0003,620,070

Assumes 90% operating efficiency

Dry Tons Required Annually by Percent Mix and Plant Capacity

Dry Tons of Pine Required Annually

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity255075100
Tons/daydry tons per year
1,00090,502181,004271,505362,007
1,500135,753271,506407,258543,011
2,000181,004362,007543,011724,014
2,500226,255452,509678,764905,018
3,000271,505543,011814,5161,086,021
3,500316,756633,513950,2691,267,025
4,000362,007724,0141,086,0211,448,028
4,500407,258814,5161,221,7741,629,032
5,000452,509905,0181,357,5261,810,035
5,500497,760995,5201,493,2791,991,039
6,000543,0111,086,0211,629,0322,172,042
6,500588,2621,176,5231,764,7852,353,046
7,000633,5121,267,0251,900,5372,534,049
7,500678,7631,357,5272,036,2902,715,053
8,000724,0141,448,0282,172,0422,896,056
8,500769,2651,538,5302,307,7953,077,060
9,000814,5161,629,0322,443,5473,258,063
9,500859,7671,719,5342,579,3003,439,067
10,000905,0181,810,0352,715,0533,620,070

Dry Tons of Switchgrass Required Annually

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity755025
Tons/daydry tons per year
1,000271,505181,00490,502
1,500407,258271,506135,753
2,000543,011362,007181,004
2,500678,764452,509226,255
3,000814,516543,011271,505
3,500950,269633,513316,756
4,0001,086,021724,014362,007
4,5001,221,774814,516407,258
5,0001,357,526905,018452,509
5,5001,493,279995,520497,760
6,0001,629,0321,086,021543,011
6,5001,764,7851,176,523588,262
7,0001,900,5371,267,025633,512
7,5002,036,2901,357,527678,763
800021720421448028724014
850023077951538530769265
900024435471629031.5814515.75
950025793001719533.5859766.75
1000027150531810035905017.5

Dry Tons of Feedstock Required Annually

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity25% Pine50% Pine75% Pine
Tons/daydry tons per year
1,000362,007362,007362,007
1,500543,011543,011543,011
2,000724,014724,014724,014
2,500905,018905,018905,018
3,0001,086,0211,086,0211,086,021
3,5001,267,0251,267,0251,267,025
4,0001,448,0281,448,0281,448,028
4,5001,629,0321,629,0321,629,032
5,0001,810,0351,810,0351,810,035
5,5001,991,0391,991,0391,991,039
6,0002,172,0422,172,0422,172,042
6,5002,353,0462,353,0462,353,046
7,0002,534,0492,534,0492,534,049
7,5002,715,0532,715,0532,715,053
80002,896,0562,896,0562,896,056
85003,077,0603,077,0603,077,060
90003,258,0633,258,0633,258,063
95003,439,0673,439,0673,439,067
100003,620,0703,620,0703,620,070

Total Cost by Percent Mix and Plant Capacity

Total Cost of Logging Residue

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity255075100
Tons/day$ per year
1000$3,487,759$7,598,267$12,257,967$17,388,669
1500$3,490,924$12,257,967$17,388,669$28,735,847
2000$7,593,386$17,388,669$28,735,847$41,252,798
2500$9,863,826$22,914,192$38,002,405$54,959,061
3000$12,307,693$28,735,847$47,972,339$69,666,137
3500$14,775,198$34,851,198$58,557,984$85,337,327
4000$17,382,463$41,252,798$69,671,975$101,944,812
4500$20,103,934$47,972,339$81,324,635$119,385,933
5000$22,909,322$54,959,061$93,530,468$137,607,531
5500$25,787,534$62,225,766$106,243,816$156,508,085
6000$28,735,847$69,666,137$119,388,506$176,127,606
6500$31,752,784$77,369,241$132,980,819$196,483,934
7000$34,851,198$85,337,327$147,021,321$217,615,683
7500$38,002,405$93,530,468$161,356,652$239,568,697
8000$41,252,798$101,944,812$176,127,606$262,515,297
8500$44,571,676$110,567,653$191,320,814$286,910,993
9000$47,972,339$119,385,933$206,942,316$312,917,223
9500$51,430,771$128,398,512$223,008,302$340,713,897
10000$54,959,061$137,607,531$239,518,027$369,735,271

Total Cost of Switchgrass

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity755025
Tons/day$ per year
1,000$18,818,632$12,439,707$6,150,111
1,500$28,512,454$18,818,632$9,304,710
2,000$38,351,069$25,374,266$12,439,707
2,500$48,091,105$31,841,515$15,665,515
3,000$58,034,335$38,351,069$18,818,632
3,500$68,045,043$44,802,927$22,010,330
4,000$78,039,783$51,381,556$25,374,266
4,500$88,341,141$58,034,335$28,512,454
5,000$98,582,053$64,737,016$31,841,515
5,500$108,902,572$71,496,585$34,990,970
6,000$119,270,955$78,039,783$38,351,069
6,500$129,636,014$84,854,248$41,561,469
7,000$140,154,226$91,610,222$44,802,927
7,500$150,832,540$98,582,053$48,091,105
8000$161,352,841$105,352,124$51,381,556
8500$172,012,417$112,233,980$54,908,384
9000$182,519,521$119,270,955$57,944,070
9500$193,565,455$126,101,641$61,322,168
10000$204,605,696$133,231,242$64,737,016

Total Cost of Feedstock

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity25% Pine50% Pine75% Pine
Tons/day$ per year
1,000$22,306,391$20,037,974$18,408,078
1,500$32,003,378$31,076,599$26,693,379
2,000$45,944,455$42,762,935$41,175,554
2,500$57,954,931$54,755,707$53,667,920
3,000$70,342,028$67,086,916$66,790,971
3,500$82,820,241$79,654,125$80,568,314
4,000$95,422,246$92,634,354$95,046,241
4,500$108,445,075$106,006,674$109,837,089
5,000$121,491,375$119,696,077$125,371,983
5,500$134,690,106$133,722,351$141,234,786
6,000$148,006,802$147,705,920$157,739,575
6,500$161,388,798$162,223,489$174,542,288
7,000$175,005,424$176,947,549$191,824,248
7,500$188,834,945$192,112,521$209,447,757
8000$202,605,639$207,296,936$227,509,162
8500$216,584,093$222,801,633$246,229,198
9000$230,491,860$238,656,888$264,886,386
9500$244,996,226$254,500,153$284,330,470
10000$259,564,757$270,838,773$304,255,043

Transportation Cost by Percent Mix and Plant Capacity

Transportation Cost of Logging Residue

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity255075100
Tons/day$ per year
1000$682,455$1,985,967$3,840,405$6,163,281
1500$683,451$3,840,405$6,163,281$11,901,293
2000$1,984,189$6,163,281$11,901,293$18,804,445
2500$2,852,008$8,884,611$16,959,428$26,903,330
3000$3,861,686$11,901,293$22,718,558$35,999,185
3500$4,949,903$15,204,966$29,096,253$46,055,957
4000$6,160,334$18,804,445$36,002,864$57,053,877
4500$7,479,537$22,718,558$43,446,950$68,885,821
5000$8,882,146$26,903,330$51,443,506$81,491,527
5500$10,357,030$31,353,970$59,945,892$94,784,279
6000$11,901,293$35,999,185$68,887,585$108,790,133
6500$13,514,275$40,896,515$78,270,038$123,538,898
7000$15,204,966$46,055,957$88,086,322$139,055,133
7500$16,959,428$51,443,506$98,226,254$155,389,547
8000$18,804,445$57,053,877$108,790,133$172,735,700
8500$20,722,122$62,871,438$119,777,955$191,521,904
9000$22,718,558$68,885,821$131,193,714$211,917,206
9500$24,776,870$75,092,655$143,046,573$234,101,061
10000$26,903,330$81,491,527$155,351,588$257,504,228

Transportation Cost of Switchgrass

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity755025
Tons/day$ per year
1,000$3,563,600$2,253,199$1,045,424
1,500$5,656,720$3,563,600$1,637,465
2,000$7,802,897$4,967,032$2,253,199
2,500$10,014,074$6,381,613$2,908,875
3,000$12,342,113$7,802,897$3,563,600
3,500$14,727,391$9,249,324$4,238,746
4,000$17,179,589$10,767,508$4,967,032
4,500$19,742,715$12,342,113$5,656,720
5,000$22,348,918$13,928,738$6,381,613
5,500$24,997,803$15,561,441$7,064,600
6,000$27,729,807$17,179,589$7,802,897
6,500$30,491,881$18,868,480$8,532,726
7,000$33,426,742$20,582,954$9,249,324
7,500$36,406,868$22,348,918$10,014,074
8000$39,342,091$24,075,652$10,767,508
8500$42,334,228$25,866,228$11,604,403
9000$45,244,541$27,729,807$12,323,455
9500$48,334,892$29,526,542$13,098,659
10000$51,393,912$31,505,732$13,928,738

Transportation Cost of Feedstock

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity25% Pine50% Pine75% Pine
Tons/day$ per year
1,0004,246,0554,239,1664,885,829
1,5006,340,1717,404,0057,800,746
2,0009,787,08611,130,31314,154,492
2,50012,866,08215,266,22419,868,303
3,00016,203,79919,704,19026,282,158
3,50019,677,29424,454,29033,334,999
4,00023,339,92329,571,95340,969,896
4,50027,222,25235,060,67149,103,670
5,00031,231,06440,832,06857,825,119
5,50035,354,83346,915,41167,010,492
6,00039,631,10053,178,77476,690,482
6,50044,006,15659,764,99586,802,764
7,00048,631,70866,638,91197,335,646
7,50053,366,29673,792,424108,240,328
800058,146,53681,129,529119,557,641
850063,056,35088,737,666131,382,358
900067,963,09996,615,628143,517,169
950073,111,762104,619,197156,145,232
1000078,297,242112,997,259169,280,326

Total Distance Traveled by Percent Mix and Plant Capacity

Total Distance Traveled by Logging Residue

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity255075100
Tons/dayTon-miles per year
10002,201,4676,406,34512,388,40519,881,553
15002,204,68012,388,40519,881,55338,391,269
20006,400,61019,881,55338,391,26960,659,501
25009,200,02528,660,03754,707,83286,784,936
300012,457,05038,391,26973,285,670116,126,404
350015,967,43049,048,27993,858,881148,567,602
400019,872,04560,659,501116,138,271184,044,766
450024,127,53973,285,670140,151,450222,212,327
500028,652,08486,784,936165,946,793262,875,894
550033,409,773101,141,839193,373,844305,755,737
600038,391,269116,126,404222,218,015350,935,912
650043,594,434131,924,243252,483,992398,512,573
700049,048,279148,567,602284,149,426448,564,945
750054,707,832165,946,793316,858,884501,256,604
800060,659,501184,044,766350,935,912557,211,934
850066,845,554202,811,090386,380,500617,812,593
900073,285,670222,212,327423,205,530683,603,890
950079,925,386242,234,370461,440,557755,164,714
1000086,784,936262,875,894501,134,155830,658,800

Total Distance Traveled by Switchgrass

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity755025
Tons/dayTon-miles per year
1,0004,436,4452,412,579860,220
1,5008,008,1034,436,4451,569,254
2,00011,792,7656,788,6952,412,579
2,50015,989,6819,275,1803,400,363
3,00020,629,05211,792,7654,436,445
3,50025,550,28014,481,1655,534,976
4,00030,827,54917,443,6156,788,695
4,50036,477,34020,629,0528,008,103
5,00042,395,57123,867,8569,275,180
5,50048,505,24227,310,10210,469,787
6,00055,010,95930,827,54911,792,765
6,50061,682,38434,530,45613,179,307
7,00069,097,46438,400,67714,481,165
7,50076,671,97842,395,57115,989,681
800084,141,30246,343,30417,443,615
850091,827,31650,547,70319,139,578
900099,242,95655,010,95920,598,119
9500107,197,98459,292,32722,118,951
10000115,031,73464,258,89823,867,856

Total Distance Traveled by Feedstock

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity25% Pine50% Pine75% Pine
Tons/dayTon-miles per year
1,0006,637,9128,818,92413,248,625
1,50010,212,78216,824,85021,450,807
2,00018,193,37526,670,24840,803,849
2,50025,189,70637,935,21758,108,195
3,00033,086,10250,184,03577,722,115
3,50041,517,71063,529,44499,393,858
4,00050,699,59478,103,116122,926,966
4,50060,604,87993,914,722148,159,553
5,00071,047,655110,652,792175,221,973
5,50081,915,015128,451,941203,843,631
6,00093,402,228146,953,954234,010,780
6,500105,276,818166,454,699265,663,300
7,000118,145,743186,968,279298,630,591
7,500131,379,810208,342,364332,848,565
8000144,800,803230,388,070368,379,528
8500158,672,870253,358,793405,520,079
9000172,528,627277,223,286443,803,648
9500187,123,370301,526,697483,559,507
10000201,816,670327,134,791525,002,011

Average Distance Traveled by a Ton by Percent Mix and Plant Capacity

Average Distance Traveled by a Ton of Logging Residue

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity255075100
Tons/dayMiles per ton
100024354655
150016465571
200035557184
250041638196
3000467190107
3500507799117
40005584107127
45005990115136
50006396122145
550067102129154
600071107136162
650074112143169
700077117149177
750081122156185
800084127162192
850087132167201
900090136173210
950093141179220
1000096145185229

Average Distance Traveled by a Ton of Switchgrass

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity755025
Tons/dayMiles per ton
1,00016139
1,500201611
2,000221913
2,500242015
3,000252216
3,500272317
4,000282419
4,500302520
5,000312620
5,500322721
6,000342822
6,500352922
7,000363023
7,500383124
8000393224
8500403325
9000413425
9500423426
10000423526

Average Distance Traveled by a Ton of Feedstock

Percent Mix
Plant Capacity25% Pine50% Pine75% Pine
Tons/dayMiles per ton
1,000182437
1,500193140
2,000253756
2,500284264
3,000304672
3,500335078
4,000355485
4,500375891
5,000396197
5,5004165102
6,0004368108
6,5004571113
7,0004774118
7,5004877123
80005080127
85005282132
90005385136
95005488141
100005690145

100% Pine

100% Pine

Plant CapacityQuantityTotal CostTranport CostFarmGate CostAverage Distance
Tons/dayDry Short TonsDollarsMiles/st
1,000362,007$17,388,669$6,163,281$11,225,38855
1,500543,011$28,735,847$11,901,293$16,834,55371
2,000724,014$41,252,798$18,804,445$22,448,35384
2,500905,018$54,959,061$26,903,330$28,055,73196
3,0001,086,021$69,666,137$35,999,185$33,666,952107
3,5001,267,025$85,337,327$46,055,957$39,281,370117
4,0001,448,028$101,944,812$57,053,877$44,890,935127
4,5001,629,032$119,385,933$68,885,821$50,500,112136
5,0001,810,035$137,607,531$81,491,527$56,116,004145
5,5001,991,039$156,508,085$94,784,279$61,723,806154
6,0002,172,042$176,127,606$108,790,133$67,337,473162
6,5002,353,046$196,483,934$123,538,898$72,945,036169
7,0002,534,049$217,615,683$139,055,133$78,560,551177
7,5002,715,053$239,568,697$155,389,547$84,179,150185
8,0002,896,056$262,515,297$172,735,700$89,779,597192
8,5003,077,060$286,910,993$191,521,904$95,389,089201
9,0003,258,063$312,917,223$211,917,206$101,000,017210
9,5003,439,067$340,713,897$234,101,061$106,612,836220
10,0003,620,070$369,735,271$257,504,228$112,231,043229