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Renewable energy prices vs non-renewable prices

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Source published August 2016. Figures are for US plants entering service in 2022 and denote average LCOE (levelized cost of energy) in 2015 USD. Figures are a simple average of regional values. Combined cycle gas power plants use steam to harness energy, while combustion turbine gas power plants do not. (MWh=megawatthour)

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Data: EIA, "Levelized Cost and Levelized Avoided Cost of New Generation Resources in the Annual Energy Outlook 2016" Table 1b

Last updated: 3 years ago  |  Data: EIA, "Levelized Cost and Levelized Avoided Cost of New Generation Resources in the Annual Energy Outlook 2016" Table 1b

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