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Electricity: Costs

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 226485, tabled on 27 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will set out his Department’s most recent assessment of the levelised cost of electricity from (a) onshore wind, (b) offshore wind, (c) large scale solar photovoltaic and (d) nuclear energy sources.

Answered on

5 March 2019

The Department has updated their assessment of the levelised cost of electricity and plans to publish this in due course. The Department’s most recent published assessment of the levelised cost of electricity was published in 2016[1].

[1] https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/beis-electricity-generation-costs-november-2016

Answered by

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy