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Table 5 Estimated quantities and costs of preventive maintenance material for genset

From: Comparative economic viability and environmental impact of PV, diesel and grid systems for large underground water pumping application (55 wells) in Jordan

Item No. of changes/year Quantity/change Price/item (US$) Cost/year (US$) Cost/study period (US$) (25 years)
Engine oil 43 35 L/change 7 10,535 263,375
Oil and fuel Filters 43 1 set/change 114 4,902 122,550
Coolant 8 80 L/change 3 1,920 48,000
Air Filters 8 1 piece/change 71 568 14,200
Batteries 1 2 piece/change 129 258 6,450
  Total cost (US$) = Maintenance cost + Spare parts costs (454,575) + (454,575 × 30%) = US$590,948
  1. Source of prices: data collected verbally from several suppliers of CAT servicing material