Nuclear: $0.08 and Coal: $0.06

Discussion in 'Energy' started by peace2011, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. peace2011
    Offline

    peace2011 BANNED

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2011
    Messages:
    90
    Thanks Received:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +7
    Cost per kilowatt hour of electricity. Source MIT:

    Nuclear: $0.08

    Coal: $0.06

    Gas: $0.07

    Projected $/megawatt hour of electricity in 2016

    Conventional natural Gas: $75

    Conventional Coal: $105

    Wind: $102

    Nuclear $125

    Clean coal: $145

    Solar PV: $210

    Myth 1: Nuclear power is a cheap alternative to fossil fuels.

    Fact 1: Nuclear energy is a very costly business.

    Myth 2: The main issue surrounding Nuclear power is safety.

    Fact 2: The cost is the main issue.

    Bloomberg Video: [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fD40J45zjIM]YouTube - ‪Veronique de Rugy Discusses the Truth About Nuclear Power‬‏[/ame]
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2011
  2. Truthseeker420
    Offline

    Truthseeker420 Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2011
    Messages:
    10,365
    Thanks Received:
    980
    Trophy Points:
    138
    Location:
    Home of the 2013 BCS National Champion
    Ratings:
    +1,026
    Is this coming from a right wing web site? I got feeling this isn't total cost.
     
  3. peace2011
    Offline

    peace2011 BANNED

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2011
    Messages:
    90
    Thanks Received:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +7
    It has appeared on Bloomberg video. I am searching for the link.
     
  4. peace2011
    Offline

    peace2011 BANNED

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2011
    Messages:
    90
    Thanks Received:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +7
    Bloomberg Video: [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fD40J45zjIM]YouTube - ‪Veronique de Rugy Discusses the Truth About Nuclear Power‬‏[/ame]
     
  5. uscitizen
    Offline

    uscitizen Senior Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    45,941
    Thanks Received:
    4,791
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    My Shack
    Ratings:
    +4,807
    Nuclear power has never lived up to it's promises.
     
  6. peace2011
    Offline

    peace2011 BANNED

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2011
    Messages:
    90
    Thanks Received:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +7
  7. uscitizen
    Offline

    uscitizen Senior Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    45,941
    Thanks Received:
    4,791
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    My Shack
    Ratings:
    +4,807
    And we still have no place to store our radioactive waste.
     
  8. Colin
    Offline

    Colin Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2009
    Messages:
    6,320
    Thanks Received:
    2,659
    Trophy Points:
    168
    Location:
    England
    Ratings:
    +2,660
    Pakistan fits all the criteria for storing nuclear waste.
     
  9. uscitizen
    Offline

    uscitizen Senior Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    45,941
    Thanks Received:
    4,791
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    My Shack
    Ratings:
    +4,807
    Give them stuff to use against us?

    Mushroom clouds in 45 minutes!!!!!!
     
  10. Kuros
    Offline

    Kuros BANNED

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2011
    Messages:
    550
    Thanks Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Louisville
    Ratings:
    +64
    Sure we do. Its a place called miles underground the desolate Nevada desert.

    Ah, but NIMBY . . . that's what you mean.
     

Share This Page