Benchmarking Nuclear Plant Operating Costs

Peltier, Robert
November 2009
Power;Nov2009, Vol. 153 Issue 11, p74
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the operating costs of the nuclear plants in the previous years. It presents a comparison of the operating and generating costs of nuclear plant with the help of graphs. The production costs were 16.1/MWh (Mega Watt Hour) for the highest quartile of plants during the years 2006 to 2008 , according to the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) nuclear plant operating data. Also presented is the brief profile of the Electric Utility Cost Group (EUCG) Nuclear Committee.


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