Updated Capital Cost Estimates for Utility Scale Electricity

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The estimates provided by the consultant for this report are key inputs for EIA electric market projections, but they are not the sole driver of electric generation capacity expansion decisions. The evolution of the electricity mix in each of the 22 regions to be modeled in AEO2013 is sensitive to many factors, including the projected evolution of capital costs over the modeling horizon, projected fuel costs, whether wholesale power markets are regulated or competitive, the existing generation mix, additional costs associated with environmental control requirements, and future electricity demand.”

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2017-12-05T12:23:53+00:00 Categories: Resources, White Papers|