Case study

Saving Fuel Costs for the Oldest Heli-Ski Outfit in Alaska – Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Supercapacitors save diesel fuel for Longest running Heli-ski Resort in Alaska

Saving Fuel Costs for the Oldest Heli-Ski Outfit in Alaska – Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Microgrid for lodge property reduces fuel costs by $43,000 annually

  • Generator powers entire lodge
  • Generator runs 24/7
  • Supercaps introduced
  • Generator energy optimized
  • Generator runs 10 Hrs in 24
  • $43,000 Annual Fuel cost savings

POWER HANDLING: 6 Schneider Electric XW-Pro Inverters

170 kWh of Supercap Energy Storage

Supercap storage size optimized to KWh load maximizes generator efficiency and reduces fuel cost

25 Year Analysis 24 kW Load
SuperCap Advantage by the Numbers
Replacement Cycle (years)
25
25 Year Annualized Cost
$13,000
Annual fuels savings
$43,000
Net annual savings
$30,000
Project payback time (years)
10.8
LCOE* $/kWh
$0.06

* LCOE = Annualized Cost / (Life Energy Delivered / KW)

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