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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)aCompared to BAU
PV of avoided costs from BAU (million AUD)PV of equivalent revenue of generated energy (million AUD)
BAU22838370
Biosolids1506.627933.2 (management cost)9.22
MSW1365.698.328.3 (landfill levy)89.8
Agricultural & other organic Waste25810.717344.4 (landfill or gate fee)146
  1. aCAPEX and OPEX over 20 years are included in cost PV