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  •  The busbar cost of nuke under 2 cents (0+ / 0-)

    is basically true ... because the plants are all paid off, their capital cost is no longer part of the equation.  What would "new plant" costs be?  This is dependent, heavily, on actual construction cost, loan terms, etc ... the "capital" cost portion of the equation (for a US plant) has some uncertainties.

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