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Table 1.

The fixed and variable costs of electricity production from different sources. The fixed cost is expressed in euros per MW installed and per hour of the facility lifetime, ie in €/MW/h, or €/MWh.

Costs Source Windonshore Solar Hydro Nuclear Nuclear Coal Other Gas Peak power
PV Gen II new build renewables CCGT (gas turbines)
Variable costs M (€/MWhe) 15.5 10.2 8.4 16.8 18.4 53.6 79.8 55.1 81.5
Fixed costs F (€/MW/h) 17.8 11.9 24.8 11.5 34.9 24.4 13.4 13.2 7.7

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