Electricity Generating Costs per kWh for Different Fuels

power generation costs using various fuels

Costs are 2003 values and include amortization of capital costs, operations and maintenance, and fuel costs. (CAD $1.00 = USD $0.92)

Decommissioning is not included.

In the case of intermittent sources such as solar and wind the costs of maintaining and using standby capacity must be added.