UT Report: Wind, natural gas cheapest electricity if full cost tallied

Wind and natural gas are the lowest-cost options for new electrical generation across much of the nation when environmental and public health impacts are considered along with direct expenses such as fuel and transmission lines, according to a report being released Thursday by the University of Texas.

The white paper, coordinated by UT’s Energy Institute, examined electrical generation involving coal, solar and nuclear power in addition to wind and natural gas on a county-by-county basis in the 48 contiguous states.

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