12 Sep '13, 7pm

Mix of Conservation and Renewables Cheaper than Nuclear Mix in Ontario

The report is timely at the last remaining stronghold for nuclear power in the Americas. As nuclear plants are being closed in Quebec, California, and Vermont, Ontario is weighing the construction of two new reactors and refurbishing another eight aging reactors. The groups have stepped into the middle of the debate on the Ontario government’s Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) where the cost and risks of nuclear and of competing renewables will be crucial in determining what resources will be best for the province’s future energy mix. Renewable is Doable: Affordable and flexible options for Ontario's long-term energy plan examines various cost estimates for new nuclear plants in North America, including some of which have yet to be published. They find a consensus that new nuclear plants in Ontario — if built on schedule and on budget — would cost nearly $0.15 CAD per kilowatt-...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2013...

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