Gas price and carbon price are the two most import

2022-08-22
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Two major factors affecting the future of nuclear power in the United States: gas price and carbon price

by the end of 2017, there were 60 nuclear power units in the United States, with a total installed capacity of 99 gigawatts. By 2025, a total of 11 gigawatts of 9 nuclear power units are expected to be decommissioned. According to the prediction of the U.S. Energy Information Administration ("reference scenario"), China is still in the stage of industrialization, informatization, urbanization, marketization and internationalization, and the total installed capacity of nuclear power in the United States will drop to 79 GW in 50 years

if the price of natural gas remains at the current low level until 2050, more nuclear power units will lose competitiveness, and the installed capacity of nuclear power is expected to drop to 55 GW in 2050. If the carbon price can reach $25 (2017 dollars)/ton after 2020, the nuclear power of the United States, with its zero carbon advantage, will recover and develop beyond the experimental machines with other processors. By 2050, the installed capacity is expected to rise to 145 gigabytes. The displacement measurement accuracy: 0.5% indicating value (the whole process is not divided into grades) watts

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