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Electricity Generation: Carbon Emissions

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 50621, tabled on 27 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, for what reasons the range of the costs for alternative large-scale low carbon generation technologies in the 2020s as set out in his Department's Hinkley Point C Value for Money Assessment differs from the assessment of the same technologies in the National Audit Office report on Nuclear power in the UK, published in July 2016.

Answered on

4 November 2016

The National Audit Office report in question refers to preliminary estimates of levelised cost data from this evidence update. These have not been published. However, we expect to publish the update of the evidence on the levelised costs of electricity generation in due course.