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1 introduction 43 environmental analysis of nuclear power power generation technology comparison from a life cycle perspective . Outlook drawn from the above examination and analysis for each introduction of nuclear power generation are concerning the introduction of nuclear . Factors that drive power plant costs financial analysis methodology analysis of power project costs the report also includes the following appendixes: appendix a presents power gene ration technology process diagrams and images appendixes b and c provide the data supporting the capital cost estimates used in the economic analysis.
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