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Compressed air is widely used in industrial sites for many purposes (e.g., aerating equipment, pneumatic conveying of solids, actuation of pneumatic controls), being regarded as a major utility after electricity, natural gas and water. In this context, almost all industrial plants rely on compressed air systems, varying in size from 5 horsepower small units to huge systems with 50,000 horsepower. Many times, in fact, air compressors use more electricity than any other equipment in industrial plants.
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Cost
This chart presents cost estimates for generating 100 Nm&sup3;/s of compressed and dried air (utility air) in the countries listed below.
Utility air may also be purchased from an external supplier. In this case, the industrial customer pays for utility air supplied by an offsite facility. In this context, the industrial customer is not the owner of the utility air unit, in such a way that the price paid covers not only operating costs of the offsite facility, but also a return on the capital investment employed in the construction of such facility.
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Compressed Air Costs

Intratec provides Compressed Air latest cost data, including 12 years historical series and forecast. Subscribers have access to the best database in the market, with 11 utilities prices and cost data across several countries from main world regions.

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Chart Description. This chart presents cost estimates for generating 100 Nm³/s of compressed and dried air (utility air) in the countries listed below.

  • United States (Note 2)
  • Germany (Note 2)
  • China (Note 2)
  • Singapore (Note 2)
  • Saudi Arabia (Note 1, 2)
  • Brazil (Note 1, 2)
  • South Africa (Note 1, 2)

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Note 2. Price forecasts (upcoming 9 months) available only to subscribers of the ‘Pro’ or 'Business' plans.

Chart Instructions. Hover the mouse over the series to view the respective compressed air cost data plotted. You can filter a given compressed air cost data series by clicking on the respective legend label, right above the chart.

Utilities Cost vs. Purchase Price. Utilities may be generated inside the industrial site or purchased from an external supplier. When the utility is generated onsite, utilities cost represent estimates of the operating costs of the respective utility generation unit. Therefore, these costs do not include capital cost component associated with the construction of the utility generation unit. On the other hand, when the utility is purchased from an external supplier, the price paid covers not only operating costs of the off-site utility facility, but also a return on the capital investment employed in the construction of such facility.

The cost figures presented in the charts represent estimates of the operating costs of a unit for Compressed Air generation. To access Compressed Air purchase prices, click here

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