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Table 4 Summary and comparison of the BAU scenario with other scenarios in Section 3.5

From: Planning of Food-Energy-Water-Waste (FEW2) nexus for sustainable development

  CAPEX (million AUD) OPEX (million AUD per annum) Cost PV (million AUD)a Compared to BAU
PV of avoided costs from BAU (million AUD) PV of equivalent revenue of generated energy (million AUD)
BAU 228 38 370
Biosolids 150 6.6 279 33.2 (management cost) 9.22
MSW 136 5.6 98.3 28.3 (landfill levy) 89.8
Agricultural & other organic Waste 258 10.7 173 44.4 (landfill or gate fee) 146
  1. aCAPEX and OPEX over 20 years are included in cost PV