This paper summarizes the methodology and results of a study performed in 2018. The aim was to calculate and compare current (2018) and future (2030) LCOE for CSP plants in all G20 countries. Individual DNI resources for the best region in each country, as well as an alternate location closer to demand for Australia and Saudi Arabia were used as basis for the annual performance calculations. Country-specific installed costs were developed for 2018 and 2030, with local content shares and international equipment cost assumptions varied by price indices to complete the picture. Sensitivity of the results to both the relative price index and DNI are also shown.

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