Finally, An Apples-to-Apples Energy Comparison

This graph compares the "all-in" costs of various types of energy. For example, because fossil fuel plants are usually built along existing transmission lines, there minor transmission costs. Because wind and solar are built in the middle of nowhere, transmission costs can be in the billions. We've frequently made the point that wind turbines have lifetimes of 20 years or less while nuclear plants have a lifetime of 75 years or more. That makes nuclear's clean energy dirt cheap. 

We should not install a single additional wind turbine nor solar field. Nuclear and, where possible, hydro are the ways to go. 


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