Investment costs of various electric power generation plants © Siemens Stiftung 2017 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Investment costs of various electric power generation plants

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Information sheet:
A table compares the investment costs of electric power generation plants for fossil and renewable energy sources as well as nuclear power.

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2018-07-13
In the comparison of the investment costs of various electric power generation plants, renewable sources of power generation perform relatively poorly.

Information and ideas:
In addition to this table, it is recommended that the students look at the comparison of power generation costs in the “Comparison of electricity production costs from fossil and renewable energy sources” information sheet. That information sheet shows that renewable electricity is now cost-efficient.
The students could discuss why there is still opposition to changes that would have lasting benefits for the climate, environment, economy, and each and every person.
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Business education; Geography; Technology
Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Ecology; Energy; Environment (general); Environmental protection; Nuclear power plant; Power generation; Renewable energy
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