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Table 1 Costs and energy consumption of a 1MtCO2 / yr. DAC Plant

From: Direct air capture of CO2 and climate stabilization: A model based assessment

  ‘Realistic’ case ‘Optimistic’ case
Physical Capital $350/tCO2 captured $260/tCO2 captured
Operation and Maintenance (Maintenance, Labour and Consumables) $120/tCO2 captured $90/tCO2 captured
Electricity consumption 490 GWH 490 GWH
High-temperature heat consumption 8.1 PJ 8.1 PJ
CO2 transport and storage cost Based on regional storage capacity, see Table. A1 for supply cost curves Based on regional storage capacity, see Table. A1 for supply cost curves
  1. APS (2011)