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Power Comparison Chart

Cost per mW = Monthly Cost ÷ Power Output
AP Product = Air Pollution × Radius
WP Product = Water Pollution × Radius

Plant Type Cost per mW AP Prod. AP Rank WP Prod. WP Rank Power Output
Coal Power §0.04 3,200 7 2,100 7 6,000 MWh
Hydrogen Power §0.20 30 3 32 3 50,000 MWh
Natural Gas Power §0.13 720 5 780 5 3,000 MWh
Nuclear Power §0.19 40 4 225 4 16,000 MWh
Oil Power §0.09 2,100 6 1,120 6 7,000 MWh
Solar Power §0.20 15 2 15 2 5,000 MWh
Waste to Energy §0.20 5,000 8 3,800 8 5,000 MWh
Wind Power §0.25 0 1 0 1 200 MWh

Leader in each category in green, last in red.

Compiled by cracatoa - January 30, 2006 | Share this article

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