Nuclear sector should aspire to cut its power production costs – CSIR engineer

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Worldwide, the cost of solar and wind power is much cheaper now than it was 20 years ago. This was pointed out by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Energy Centre principal engineer Jarrad Wright on Wednesday. He was addressing the National Nuclear Regulator's second Nuclear Regulatory Information Conference. From 2013 these two technologies had become cost-competitive with other energy technologies. However, he cautioned that this did not make them equally valuable to electricity networks.

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