Nonsequitur: The True Cost of Energy

March 7, 2012

The chart below shows the “levelized costs” (without subsidies) of US energy sources:

The least expensive sources of energy are the older ones: Gas, Coal and Hydro.  The energy sources with the smallest capacities:  Wind and Solar.  The highest capacities: Nuclear and Geothermal.

What is the best energy source?  Just ask Scotty …

Without dilithium crystals, we're not goin' anywhere!

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