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  • What is the True Cost of Electricity?

  • June 30, 2015

  • Electricity from New Wind Three Times More Costly than Existing Coal WASHINGTON – Today, the Institute for Energy Research released a first-of-its-kind study calculating the levelized cost of electricity from existing generation sources. Our study shows that on average, electricity from new wind resources is nearly four times more expensive than from existing nuclear and nearly three times more expensive...
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Electricity from New Wind Three Times More Costly than Existing Coal WASHINGTON – Today, the Institute for Energy Research released a first-of-its-kind study calculating the levelized cost of electricity from existing generation sources. Our study shows that on average, electricity from new wind resources is nearly four times more expensive than from existing nuclear and nearly three times more expensive... Read More
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