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two and a half cents per kilowatt-hour

We pay five times that for electricity.

For instance, in 2008 coal costs between 7 and 14 cents per kWh; natural gas between 7 and 10 cents per kWh; and wind between 4 and 9 cents per kWh. In terms of new nuclear, some estimates put its price at 15 cents per kWh or more.