Nuclear Power Economics

The Economics of Nuclear PowerNuclear energy is, in many places, competitive with fossil fuel for electricity generation, despite relatively high capital costs and the need to internalise all waste disposal and decommissioning costs. If the social, health and environmental costs of fossil fuels are also taken into account, nuclear energy is outstanding.
NEA Press Kit: Economics of Nuclear PowerHow much does nuclear production of electricity really cost? Initial NEA studies focused on the direct costs including capital, investment, operation, maintenance and final cost. More recent discussions have endeavoured to examine the entire life cycle cost of nuclear electricity as well as its competitiveness in deregulated energy markets.
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