Wind power is cheapest energy, EU analysis finds

Onshore windfarms far cheaper than coal and gas when health impacts are factored in, report shows

Onshore wind is cheaper than coal, gas or nuclear energy when the costs of external factors like air quality, human toxicity and climate change are taken into account, according to an EU analysis.

The report says that for every megawatt hour (MW/h) of electricity generated, onshore wind costs roughly 105 (£83) per MW/h, compared to gas and coal which can cost up to around 164 and 233 per MW/h, respectively.

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