Assessing the Costs of Electricity

  title={Assessing the Costs of Electricity},
  author={Daniel M. Kammen and Sergio Pacca},
■ Abstract We review the economics of electricity generated, or conserved, from a diverse range of fossil-fuel, nuclear, and renewable energy sources and energy efficiency options. At the same time, we survey the methods used to compute the costs of generated and delivered electricity and power, including bus bar costs; wholesale and retail marketplace costs; life-cycle accounting systems; premiums associated with political, social, and environmental risks; costs that reflect explicit and… CONTINUE READING
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