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Nuclear Power's Role in Generating Electricity: A CBO Study: A CBO Study

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This study assesses the commercial viability of advanced nuclear technology as a means of meeting future demand for electricity by comparing the costs of producing electricity from different sources under varying circumstances. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated the cost of producing electricity using a new generation of nuclear...

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Summary and introduction — Background on electricity-generating technologies — Considerations underlying future investment in power plants — How might carbon dioxide charges affect the prospects of investment in new nuclear plants? — How does the Energy Policy Act of 2005 affect the prospects of investment in new nuclear plants? — Uncertainties posed by future market conditions and the possibility of carbon dioxide constraints — Framing the analysis: base-case assumptions and the effects of policy — Levelized cost analysis — Base-case assumptions — Accounting for the effects of policy — Accounting for the effects of carbon dioxide charges — Accounting for the effects of Energy Policy Act incentives — Results and implications of the analysis — Outlook for investment in the absence of carbon dioxide charges and EPAct incentives — Outlook for investment under carbon dioxide charges — Outlook for investment under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 — Incentives and impediments at the state and local levels — Future market and policy uncertainties — Tables — Figures.

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ISBN:
9780160881664
Publisher:
Congress of the U.S., Congressional Budget Office
Subject:
Power Resources - Nuclear
Author:
Falk, Justin Robert
Subject:
Electricity
Subject:
Nuclear energy
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Nuclear energy -- United States.
Subject:
Energy-Nuclear Engineering
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20080514
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
38

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