Latest Energy Cost Estimates

Colin Gibson, former Power Network Director at the National Grid Group, has produced some of the most comprehensive estimates including add-on costs of all energy:

Nuclear pressurised water reactors (PWR)     £67.8 per MWh

Gas-fired combine-cycle gas turbines (CCGT)  £96.5 per MWh

Gas CCGT with carbon capture and storage(CCS)  £102.6 per MWh

Coal (ASC) with CCS                                                           £111.9 per MWh

Advanced super critical(ASC) coal fired power plants   £133.2 per MWh

Onshore Wind                                                                       £146.3 per MWh

Offshore wind                                                                        £179.4 per MWh


data available Civitas


About Dougal Quixote

Slightly mad. Always believes a cup is half full so continues to tilt at Wind Turbines and the politicians that seem to believe it is their god given right to ruin Scotland for a pot of fool's gold.
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