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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Alex Gilbert; Benjamin K. Sovacool; Philip Johnstone; Andrew Stirling;
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    <p>Lovering and colleagues attempt to advance understanding of construction cost escalation risks inherent in building nuclear reactors and power plants, a laudable goal. Although we appreciate their focus on capital cost increases and overruns, we maintain in this crit...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Joana Portugal-Pereira; Paula Varandas Ferreira; Jorge Cunha; Alexandre Szklo; Roberto Schaeffer; Maria Madalena Teixeira de Araújo;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    This work seeks to evaluate overnight construction costs (OCC) and lead-time escalation of nuclear power construction projects from 1955 to 2016. To this end, a comprehensive database of commercial Light Water Reactors (LWR) was developed and a statistical analysis was ...

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  • publication . Article . 2002
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    Authors:
    Franco Romerio;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract This paper has been written on the base of Romerio, 1994, which includes 80 pages of references (here we only quote some of them which are particularly significant). A previous version has been published in Energy and economic growth: is sustainable growth poss...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Robert Wilhelm Michael Rehner; Darren McCauley;
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    The authors would like to thank the EPSRC for their grant (EP/I035390/1) on which this work was conducted. The nuclear melt-down in Fukushima resulted in diverging energy policy decisions across the world where Germany decided to opt out of nuclear electricity productio...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Thomas Jobert; Fatih Karanfil; Anna Tykhonenko;
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    Publisher: HAL CCSD

    Much of the existing literature on the relationship between nuclear energy consumption and gross domestic product (GDP) deals only with the causal links between these two variables. However, very little attention has been paid to the structure and form of this relations...

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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Pushker Kharecha; Makiko Sato;
    Publisher: Columbia University

    Abstract Following the March 2011 nuclear power plant accident in Fukushima, Japan, nuclear power production declined sharply in that country as well as Germany. Despite widespread media coverage of CO2 emission increases in the first few years afterward, subsequent ene...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Kirsten Jenkins; Darren McCauley; Charles R. Warren;
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    Publisher: Elsevier
    Project: UKRI | Adaptation and Resilience... (EP/I035390/1), UKRI | Going Nuclear? Exploring ... (ES/I001425/1)

    This research was made possible through an ESRC 1+3 studentship, as well as research grants from the ESRC (ES/I001425/1) and EPSRC (EP/I035390/1). The lead author would like to thank the ESRC for funding her research in this area and her co-authors for their extensive a...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
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    Authors:
    Julia de Frutos Cachorro; Gwen Willeghems; Jeroen Buysse;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract In view of the ongoing nuclear power debate in Europe, we analyze how uncertainty about a nuclear phase-out affects investment capacity decisions by Belgian electricity suppliers depending on the type of market structure considered. To achieve this goal, we bui...

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  • publication . Article . Research . 2019
    Open Access
    Authors:
    J. de Frutos Cachorro; Gwen Willeghems; Jeroen Buysse;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract In view of the current nuclear power debate in Belgium, we analyze how uncertainty about a nuclear phase-out, coupled with the implementation of renewable energy subsidies and nuclear taxes, affects investment capacity and productivity decisions by Belgian elec...

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  • publication . Article . 2011
    Open Access
    Authors:
    I. Zelenika-Zovko; Joshua M. Pearce;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV
    Project: NSERC

    International audience; Nuclear power and solar photovoltaic energy conversion often compete for policy support, which governs economic viability. This paper compares current subsidization of the nuclear industry with providing equivalent support to manufacturing photov...

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