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Parsons Brinckerhoff cost source

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http://www.decc.gov.uk/assets/decc/11/about-us/economics-social-research/2127-electricity-generation-cost-model-2011.pdf

What is the general approach that this source takes to estimating costs?

This source has been converted from net to gross, generally using the assumptions on own use requirements used in the calculator. As such they may not match PB figures exactlty. These figures are currently under revision and may be subject to further changes.

What are the limitations of this source?

  Technologies Fuels
Valid in year Capital cost Operating cost excluding fuel Size Output Efficiency Life Fuel cost Fuel limit
Nuclear Power NOAK Nuclear - Westinghouse 2010 £(2010)2293.6110446571-3216.40005316321/Kwpeak £(2010)56-96/KW plus £(2010)0.5/MWh 3420MW 100% 35-40 years
Nuclear Power FOAK Nuclear - EPWR 2010 £(2010)2696.50268595041-3787.57493112948/Kwpeak £(2010)66-110/KWpeak plus £(2010)0.59/MWh 3300MW 100% 35-40 years
Nuclear Power FOAK Nuclear - Westinghouse single 2010 £(2010)3045.64015151515-4298.86842105263/Kwpeak £(2010)66-110/KW plus £(2010)0.59/MWh 1140MW 100% 35-40 years
Nuclear Power NOAK Nuclear - Westinghouse single 2010 £(2010)2443.45275119617-3435.62360446571/Kwpeak £(2010)56-96/KW plus £(2010)0.5/MWh 1140MW 100% 35-40 years
Nuclear Power NOAK Nuclear - EPWR 2010 £(2010)2293.77541322314-3216.66584022038/Kwpeak £(2010)56-96/KW plus £(2010)0.5/MWh 3300MW 100% 35-40 years
Nuclear Power NOAK Nuclear - EPWR single 2010 £(2010)2200.12933884297-3090.7696969697/Kwpeak £(2010)56-96/KW plus £(2010)0.5/MWh 1650MW 100% 35-40 years
Nuclear Power FOAK Nuclear - Westinghouse 2010 £(2010)2863.6110446571-4020.94550770866/Kwpeak £(2010)66-110/KW plus £(2010)0.59/MWh 3420MW 100% 35-40 years
Nuclear Power FOAK Nuclear - EPWR single 2010 £(2010)2584.62933884297-3642.67878787879/Kwpeak £(2010)66-110/KWpeak plus £(2010)0.59/MWh 1650MW 100% 35-40 years
Coal CCS NOAK Coal - ASC with FGD & CCS 2010 £(2010)2206-1939/Kwpeak £m(2010)151-286/2.24GW 1600MW 100%
Coal CCS FOAK Coal - ASC with FGD & CCS 2010 £(2010)2754-2419/Kwpeak £m(2010)344-186/2.24GW 1600MW 100%
Coal CCS FOAK Coal - IGCC with CCS 2010 £(2010)4154-3028/Kwpeak £m(2010)110-200/1.2GW 870MW 100%
Coal CCS NOAK Coal - IGCC with CCS 2010 £(2010)3333-2428/Kwpeak £m(2010)90-166.5/1.2GW 870MW 100%
Conventional Gas Electricity Generation FOAK OCGT 2010 £(2010)542.857142857143-733.571428571429/Kwpeak £m(2010)1.3-3.3/850MW 850MW 100%
Conventional Gas Electricity Generation NOAK OCGT 2010 £(2010)542.857142857143-733.571428571429/Kwpeak £m(2010)1.3-3.3/850MW 850MW 100%
Conventional Gas Electricity Generation Gas CCGT 2010 £(2010)600.5-804.5/Kwpeak £m(2010)12.5-35.7/850MW 850MW 100% 57-60% 20-35 years
Conventional Gas Electricity Generation Gas CCGT 2050 £(2010)445-1014/Kwpeak £m(2010)12.5-35.7/850MW 850MW 100% 57-60% 20-35 years
Gas CCS Electricity Generation FOAK Gas - CCGT with CCS 2010 £(2010)1391-1076/Kwpeak £m(2010)46-94.2/1.15GW 850MW 100% 47.5-50% 10-15 years
Gas CCS Electricity Generation NOAK Gas - CCGT with CCS 2010 £(2010)864-1123/Kwpeak £m(2010)38-80/1.15GW 850MW 100% 47.5-50% 20-30 years
Conventional Coal Electricity Generation FOAK Coal - IGCC 2010 £(2010)1850.52631578947-3172.63157894737/Kwpeak £m(2010)36-82.4/870MW 870MW 100%
Conventional Coal Electricity Generation NOAK Coal - IGCC 2010 £(2010)1845.26315789474-3151.57894736842/Kwpeak £m(2010)36-82.4/870MW 870MW 100%
Conventional Coal Electricity Generation FOAK Coal - ASC with FGD 2010 £(2010)1566.31578947368-1962.84210526316/Kwpeak £m(2010)35.6-121.9/1600MW 1600MW 100%
Conventional Coal Electricity Generation NOAK Coal - ASC with FGD 2010 £(2010)1562.10526315789-1956.84210526316/Kwpeak £m(2010)35.6-121.9/1600MW 1600MW 100%
Hydro pumped storage FOAK Pumped Storage 2010 £(2010)1131.67096590909-5078.7425/kwpeak £m(2010)7.9-19.3/400MW 400MW 100%
Hydro pumped storage NOAK Pumped Storage 2010 £(2010)1131.67096590909-5078.7425/kwpeak £m(2010)7.9-18.5/400MW 400MW 100%
Gas (Natural or Biogas) CHP FOAK 10MW Gas CHP 2010 £(2010)842.994230769231-1173.70576923077/kwpeak £m(2010)0.6-1.1/13MW 10MW 100%
Gas (Natural or Biogas) CHP FOAK Small GT based CHP 2010 £(2010)715.297115384615-978.590384615385/kwpeak £m(2010)1.3-3.5/52MW 52MW 100%
Gas (Natural or Biogas) CHP FOAK CCGT CHP 2010 £(2010)561.392548596112-757.790496760259/kwpeak £m(2010)10.6-24.9/463MW 463MW 100%
Gas (Natural or Biogas) CHP NOAK 10MW Gas CHP 2010 £(2010)842.994230769231-1173.70576923077/kwpeak £m(2010)0.6-1.1/13MW 13MW 100%
Gas (Natural or Biogas) CHP NOAK Small GT based CHP 2010 £(2010)715.297115384615-978.590384615385/kwpeak £m(2010)1.3-3.5/52MW 52MW 100%
Gas (Natural or Biogas) CHP NOAK CCGT CHP 2010 £(2010)561.392548596112-757.790496760259/kwpeak £m(2010)10.6-24.9/463MW 463MW 100%

Other sets of cost data

Air Conditioning Air Source Heat Pump Air Source Heat Pump with Storage (commercial) Air Source Heat Pump with Storage (domestic) Battery Storage Biogas Biomass 1st generation biocrops Biomass 2nd generation biocrops Biomass Boiler (commercial) Biomass conversion 1st generation energy crops to liquid Biomass conversion 2nd generation energy crops to gas Biomass conversion 2nd generation energy crops to liquid Biomass conversion dry biomass and waste to gas Biomass conversion dry biomass and waste to liquid Biomass conversion dry biomass, biocrops and waste to solid Biomass conversion gas to gas Biomass conversion wet biomass and waste to gas Biomass conversion wet biomass and waste to liquid Biomass forestry arisings collection Biomass liquid fuel imports Biomass manure collection Biomass solid fuel imports Biomass straw collection Biomatter to fuel conversion Bus EV Bus Hybrid EV Bus Hydrogen FCV Bus ICE Carbon Storage Cars EV Cars Fuel Cell Vehicle Cars ICE Cars PHEV Cavity wall insulation CHP Coal CCS Coal-fired Boiler Coal Price Commercial cooking demand reduction Commercial Heat Demand Commercial lighting and appliances Compressed Air storage Conventional Coal Electricity Generation Conventional Gas Electricity Generation Cooking District Heating (domestic) District Heating Network Draughtproofing Electric heating Electricity Distribution Electricity Grid Distribution Costs Electricity Grid Transmission Costs Electricity Transmission Energy Saving Trust’s Advanced Practice Energy Efficiency standard for New Build Enteric fermentation abatement Exported Electricity Floor insulation Fossil Fuel Transfer Costs Gas Boiler Gas CCS Electricity Generation Gas (Natural or Biogas) CHP Gas Price Geosequestration Geothermal Electricity Geothermal Heat Ground Source Heat Pump (commercial) Ground Source Heat Pump Ground Source Heat Pump with Storage (commercial) Ground Source Heat Pump with Storage (domestic) Heat exchanger for District heating Hydroelectricity Hydro pumped storage Imported Electricity Imported Uranium Interconnection International Aviation International Shipping Loft Insulation Macro Algae Manure management Micro CHP Microwind Nuclear Power Offshore Wind Oil Electricity Generation plants Oil-fired boiler Oil fired Boiler Oil Price Onshore Wind Passenger Rail Passiv Haus Pumped storage - Hydro Rail Freight Range - Cars ICE Road Freight Soil management Soil management level 1 Solar PV Solar Thermal (commercial) Solar Thermal Solid Biomass Electricity Generation 2050 Solid Biomass Electricity Generation Solid Fuel Boiler (inc Biomass) Solid Fuel CHP Solid wall insulation Conventional Oil Electricity Generation Temporary Superglazing Test category Tidal Range Tidal Stream UK National Aviation UK National Shipping Uranium Enrichment & Disposal Waste collection and separation Waste landfill gas capture Waste landfill sites Waste sewage gas capture Wave

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