This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Analyzes the factors that determine the cost of electricity from new power plants. These factors -- including construction costs, fuel expense, environ. regulations, and financing costs -- can all be affected by government, energy, environmental, and economic policies. Contents: (1) Intro. and Org.; (2) Types of Generating Technologies: Electricity Demand and Power Plant Choice and Operation; Utility Scale Generating Technologies; (3) Factors that Drive Power Plant Costs; (4) Fuel Costs. Appendixes: Power Generation Technology Process Diagrams and Images; Estimates of Power Plant Overnight Costs; Estimates of Technology Costs and Efficiency with Carbon Capture; Financial and Operating Assumptions. Charts and tables.... a 600 MW coal plant would produce about 13, 300 tons of CO2 daily; 90% removal would require extracting 12, 000 tons of CO2 each day. ... 8; and [http:// www.mgs.md.gov/geo/pub/co2seqpaper.pdf]. CO2 emissions for a 600 MW plant computed as follows: 600 MW x 9 million btus of fuel input per MWh x 24 hours x 205.3anbsp;...
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