COST COMPARISON

Africa – GRID-GUARD System

The GRID-GUARD grid stabilizing system is capable of producing 1.35 megawatts per day or 492 megawatts per year with 1.29 megawatts of storage capacity that surges on-demand to prevent the grid from failing when loads peak.

Gas Generator

  • Gas Generator – 10 years | $11.2 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 10 years | $0.93 million USD
  • Gas Generator – 20 years | $22.4 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 20 years | $1.02 million USD
  • Gas Generator – 30 years | $33.7 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 30 years | $1.1 million USD

Diesel Generator

  • Diesel Generator – 10 years | $5.07 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 10 years | $0.93 million USD
  • Diesel Generator – 20 years | $10.1 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 20 years | $1.02 million USD
  • Diesel Generator – 30 years | $15.2 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 30 years | $1.1 million USD

National Grid Power (average cost per kWh in Africa)

  • National Grid Power – 10 years | $1.13 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 10 years | $0.93 million USD
  • National Grid Power – 20 years | $2.3 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 20 years | $1.02 million USD
  • National Grid Power – 30 years | $3.4 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 30 years | $1.1 million USD

COST COMPARISON

Africa – MINI-GRID System

GRID-GUARD MINI-GRID systems are capable of producing 1.35 megawatts per day or 492 megawatts per year with 1.29 megawatts of storage capacity. Daily production supplies daytime use with battery storage to deliver power during the night.

Diesel Generator

  • Diesel Generator – 10 years | $5.1 million USD
  • Grid Guard Mini Grid – 10 years | $2.4 million
  • Diesel Generator – 20 years | $10.1 million USD
  • Grid Guard Mini Grid – 20 years | $2.6 million
  • Diesel Generator – 30 years | $15.2 million USD
  • Grid Guard Mini Grid – 30 years | $2.9 million

National Grid Power (average cost per kWh in Africa)

  • National Grid Power – 10 years | $2.4 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 10 years | $2.4 million USD
  • National Grid Power – 20 years | $4.8 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 20 years | $2.6 million USD
  • National Grid Power – 30 years | $7.2 million USD
  • Grid Guard – 30 years | $2.9 million USD

Canada – Commercial Off-Grid

GRID-GUARD Off-grid systems for commercial use can produce 1.35 megawatts per day or 492 megawatts per year with up to 5 days of energy autonomy to deliver the 100% uptime required during the winter.

Diesel Generator

  • Diesel Generator – 10 years | $1.6 million CAD
  • Grid Guard Off Grid – 10 years | $1.2 million CAD
  • Diesel Generator – 20 years | $3.2 million CAD
  • Grid Guard Off Grid – 20 years | $1.3 million CAD
  • Diesel Generator – 30 years | $4.9 million CAD
  • Grid Guard Off Grid – 30 years | $1.4 million CAD

National Grid Power (average cost per kWh in Canada)

  • Canadian Grid Power – 10 years | $0.14 million CAD
  • Grid Guard Off Grid – 10 years | $1.2 million CAD
  • Canadian Grid Power – 20 years | $0.29 million CAD
  • Grid Guard Off Grid – 20 years | $1.3 million CAD
  • Canadian Grid Power – 30 years | $0.43 million CAD
  • Grid Guard Off Grid – 30 years | $1.4 million CAD