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A reactor-level analysis of busbar costs for US nuclear plants, 1970-2005

  • Koomey, Jonathan
  • Hultman, Nathan E.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Energy Policy.

    Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 11 (November)
    Pages: 5630-5642

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