8.0 Economics of Nuclear Power

January 2011
Global Nuclear Energy Report;2011, p135
Market Research Report
The article discusses nuclear energy economics. It mentions uncertainties on the economic condition of nuclear generation which are exacerbated when it is compared with other power sources due to fuel price increases and political manipulation. It notes the cruciality of discount rate to its economy. An overview of nuclear power plant cost is also presented involving capital and fuel costs as well as operations and maintenance charges.


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