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Hinkley Point C Power Station: Cost Effectiveness

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 50622, tabled on 27 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will publish the evidence used to inform the conclusion in the Hinkley Point C Value for Money Assessment that the same capacity of onshore wind and solar would require significant upgrades to the grid and increase the costs of keeping the system in balance.

Answered on

4 November 2016

We expect to publish the update of our evidence on the levelised costs of electricity generation in due course.