Webinar Projected Costs of Generating Electricity – 2015 Edition
Webinar/teleconference on Monday, 31 August 2015, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.: The international launch of Projected Costs of Generating Electricity – 2015 Edition
Laszlo Varro Head of Gas, Coal and Power Markets Division, International Energy Agency
Jaejoo Ha Head of the Division of Nuclear Development, Nuclear Energy Agency
As policy makers work to ensure that the power supply is reliable, secure and affordable, while making it increasingly clean and sustainable and a part of the solution to reducing long-term carbon emissions, it is becoming more crucial that they understand what determines the relative cost of electricity generation using fossil fuel, nuclear or renewable sources of energy. A wide range of fuels and technologies are presented in the report, including natural gas, coal, nuclear, hydro, solar, onshore and offshore wind, biomass and biogas, geothermal, and combined heat and power, drawing on a database from surveys of investment and operating costs that include a larger number of countries than previous editions.
This joint report by the International Energy Agency and the Nuclear Energy Agency offers analysis of more than 180 plants, based on data covering 22 countries. ….