2014-hw#2-power generation cost-revised

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Unformatted text preview: n burning natural gas to generate electricity, and taking into account the utilization factor for wind, comment on power represented by the average oil and gas well compared to the GE wind turbines discussed in lecture (see http://www.ge- energy.com/wind). The cost of power generation involves not just the cost of the fuel, but also the cost of the power plant. The following is an estimate of the capital cost (fixed initial building expense) and operating and maintenance cost for various types of power plants. I have extracted some representative numbers for your use in the table below. The units are not of my making – this is how the data is reported by the EIA. Plant Type Advanced Coal Advanced Coal with CCS Advanced Natural Gas Advanced Natural Gas with CCS Nuclear Onshore Wi...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2014 for the course PGE 301 taught by Professor Olson during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas.

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