Power plant construction costs falling

June 2009
Utility Week;6/26/2009, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports on a construction price index calculated by U.S. analyst IHS Cera, which showed that the price of building power stations has decreased in the past six months. IHS Cera attributed the decline to sharply lower prices for steel, copper and oil. The index indicated an 11% fall in windfarm costs and 6% for combined-cycle gas plants and coal plants.


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