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

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: http://doi.org/10.2312/iass.2018.002


http://publications.iass-potsdam.de/pubman/item/escidoc:2949898
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IASS_Discussion_Paper_2949898.pdf
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http://publications.iass-potsdam.de/cone/persons/resource/313

Morris ,  Craig
IASS Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Potsdam;

Abstract
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.