Headline: Can reactors react? Is a decarbonized electricity system with a mix of fluctuating renewables and nuclear reasonable?

The paper points out that a “balanced mix” of nuclear, wind and solar will be the most expensive option – unless future nuclear reactors can ramp like current open-cycle gas turbines.

Publication Year
2018
Publication Type
IASS Discussion Papers and IASS Working Papers
Citation

Morris, C. (2018). Can reactors react? Is a decarbonized electricity system with a mix of fluctuating renewables and nuclear reasonable? IASS Discussion Paper, (January 2018).

DOI
10.2312/iass.2018.002
Links
https://publications.iass-potsdam.de/rest/items/item_2949898_5/component/file_3…
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