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Nuclear Power Expansion: Thinking about Uncertainty


  • Holt, Lynne
  • Sotkiewicz, Paul
  • Berg, Sanford


Nuclear power is one of many options available to achieve reduced carbon dioxide emissions. The real-option value model can help explain the uncertainties facing prospective nuclear plant developers in developing mitigation strategies for the development, construction, and operation of new nuclear plants.

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  • Holt, Lynne & Sotkiewicz, Paul & Berg, Sanford, 2010. "Nuclear Power Expansion: Thinking about Uncertainty," The Electricity Journal, Elsevier, vol. 23(5), pages 26-33, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jelect:v:23:y:2010:i:5:p:26-33

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    1. Kästel, Peter & Gilroy-Scott, Bryce, 2015. "Economics of pooling small local electricity prosumers—LCOE & self-consumption," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 718-729.
    2. Andrzej T. Szablewski, 2015. "Czy rozwijać energetykę jądrową w Polsce?," Gospodarka Narodowa, Warsaw School of Economics, issue 1, pages 27-54.

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