U.S. nuclear electricity production costs 2002-2018

The statistic shows the cost of nuclear electricity production in the United States between 2000 and 2018. In 2018, the production cost of electricity generated from nuclear power came to 31.88 U.S. dollars per megawatt hour.

Nuclear electricity production costs in the U.S. from 2002 to 2018 (in U.S. dollars per megawatt hour)*

Costs in U.S. dollars per megawatt hour
201831.88
201734.32
201635.5
201537.81
201242.36
201141.41
201038.76
200431.25
200229.95
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2002 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* All values are presented in 2018 U.S. dollars.
According to the source, production costs equal the sum of operations and capital costs and fuel costs.

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