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Table 5

The sensitivity of the EU power mix to changes in the installed power for the various power sources. The quantities Delta cost, Delta CO2 and Delta Pcut are the changes in cost, CO2 production and power cut probability induced by a 20 GW increase in installed power for a given power source, wind, solar, hydraulic, etc.

Wind Solar Hydro Coal Biomass Gas Fuel Nucl. Gen II Nucl. Gen III
Delta cost
0.7 2.14 1.1 1.16 3.1 0.95 1.06 −0.87 1.37
Delta CO2
−4.3 −2.0 −7.1 17.6 −13.1 2.7 2.8 −19.3 −19.3
Delta Pcut −1.2e-4 –7.4e-5 −5.1e-4 −5.6e-4 −5.1e-4 −5.5e-4 −4.1e-4 −5.5e-4 −5.5e-4

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