Sources for data


Australian Energy Consumption

Australian Energy Update 2019, Department of the Environment and Energy

https://www.energy.gov.au/sites/default/files/australian_energy_statistics_2019_energy_update_report_september.pdf

 

World Energy Consumption

Statistical Review of World Energy 2019, BP

https://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/energy-economics/statistical-review-of-world-energy.html

 

Global Waste Production

What a Waste 2.0: Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050, World Bank

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/30317

HLW annual production from World Nuclear Association

 

Energy density

Five Fast Facts about Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy

https://www.energy.gov/ne/downloads/infographic-5-fast-facts-about-nuclear-energy-2018

 

Power produced comparison

1 GW plant at 93% capacity (1000*0.93= 930)  equiv. to 939 3 MW wind turbines at 33% capacity (3 * 0.33 = 0.99) or 11 million 320 W solar panels at 27% capacity (0.000320 * 0.27 = 8.64E-5)

 

Death by energy source

How Deadly Is Your Kilowatt?  We Rank The Killer Energy Sources by James Conca, Forbes Magazine June 2012

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2012/06/10/energys-deathprint-a-price-always-paid/

 

Lifecycle CO2 emissions

Annex III: Technology – specific cost and performance parameters, IPCC Working Group III – Mitigation of Climate Change, , IPCC 2014

https://www.ipcc.ch/site/assets/uploads/2018/02/ipcc_wg3_ar5_annex-iii.pdf

 

Materials use by source

All data except solar thermal: Quadrennial Technology Review, September 2016, Department of Energy

https://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2017/03/f34/quadrennial-technology-review-2015_1.pdf

Solar thermal data: The Power of Renewables: Opportunities and Challenges for China and the United States, National Academies Press (2010)

https://www.nap.edu/read/12987/chapter/13

 

Land-use Intensity

Energy Sprawl or Energy Efficiency: Climate Policy Impacts on Natural Habitat for the United States of America, Robert I. McDonald, Joseph Fargione, Joe Kiesecker, William M. Miller, Jimmie Powell; PLoS ONE, Volume 4, Issue 8, August 2009.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0006802

 

Build times

China-U.S. cooperation to advance nuclear power, Junji Cao, Armond Cohen, James Hansen, Richard Lester, Per Peterson and Hongjie Xu;  Science 353 (6299), 547-548

https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaf7131

UAE projected build time data from Harmony Programme Presentation March 2018, World Nuclear Association

http://www.world-nuclear.org/getmedia/1962b22f-3e9d-42d1-951a-e4e62f446180/Harmony-Programme-Presentation-March-2018.pdf.aspx

 

Cost by source

Projected costs of generating electricity, 2015 edition, International Energy Agency & Nuclear Energy Agency

https://www.oecd-nea.org/ndd/pubs/2015/7057-proj-costs-electricity-2015.pdf

Nuclear Energy and Renewables: System Effects in Low-carbon Electricity Systems, Nuclear Energy Agency

https://www.oecd-nea.org/ndd/pubs/2012/7056-system-effects.pdf

 

Projected levelised cost

Projected costs of generating electricity, 2015 edition, International Energy Agency & Nuclear Energy Agency

https://www.oecd-nea.org/ndd/pubs/2015/7057-proj-costs-electricity-2015.pdf

Mean taken for LCOE values from China.

 

Source of radiation

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Organisation

https://www.arpansa.gov.au/understanding-radiation/what-is-radiation

 

NEM Modelling

Electric Power Consulting Pty Ltd

https://epc.com.au/index.php/nem-model/

 

System costs

The Cost of Decarbonisation: System Costs with High Shares of Nuclear and Renewables, Nuclear Energy Agency

https://www.oecd-nea.org/ndd/pubs/2019/7299-system-costs.pdf

 

Advanced nuclear costs

What will advanced nuclear plants cost? A Standardized Cost Analysis of Advanced Nuclear Technologies in Commercial Development, Energy Innovation Reform Project

https://www.innovationreform.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Advanced-Nuclear-Reactors-Cost-Study.pdf

 

Overnight Construction Costs

Historical construction costs of global nuclear power reactors, Jessica R. Lovering, Arthur Yip & Ted Nordhaus, Energy Policy volume 91, pages 371-382 (2016)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2016.01.011

 

European Residential Electricity Costs

Eurostat, Electricity prices by type of user

https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/databrowser/view/ten00117/default/table?lang=en

A Snapshot of Global PV 1992 – 2017, International Energy Agency

http://www.iea-pvps.org/fileadmin/dam/public/report/statistics/IEA-PVPS_-_A_Snapshot_of_Global_PV_-_1992-2017.pdf

Global Wind Statistics 2017, Global Wind Energy Council

http://gwec.net/wp-content/uploads/vip/GWEC_PRstats2017_EN-003_FINAL.pdf

Nuclear Share of Energy Generation, International Atomic Energy Agency

http://www.iaea.org/PRIS/WorldStatistics/NuclearShareofElectricityGeneration.asp