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DECC Electricity Generation Costs (December 2013)

This report details the methodology, data and assumptions used to generate the levelised cost estimates.

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Electricity generation costs (December 2013)

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This report presents levelised costs for electricity generation technologies. A ‘levelised cost’ is the average cost of the lifetime of the plant per MWh of electricity generated. They reflect the cost of building, operating and decommissioning a generic plant for each technology. The report details the methodology, data and assumptions used to generate the levelised cost estimates.

Published 19 December 2013