Estimates of the Cost of New Electricity Generation in the South

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Title: Estimates of the Cost of New Electricity Generation in the South
Author: Borin, Seth ; Levin, Todd ; Thomas, Valerie M.
Abstract: Future demand for electricity can be met with a range of technologies, with fuels including coal, nuclear, natural gas, biomass and other renewables, as well as with energy efficiency and demand management approaches. Choices among options will depend on factors including capital cost, fuel cost, market and regulatory uncertainty, greenhouse gas emissions, and other environmental impacts. This paper estimates the costs of new electricity generation. The approach taken here is to provide a transparent and verifiable analysis based mainly on recent data provided to public utility co
Type: Working Paper
Date: 2010-03-26
Contributor: Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Relation: School of Public Policy Working Papers ; 54
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: Costs of electricity generation
Fossil fuels
Nuclear power
Renewable energy
Energy efficiency
Demand management

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