Costs of nuclear power remains a divisive issue via Taipei Times

Experts remain divided over the costs associated with generating electricity from nuclear sources and the economic impact of potentially halting construction of the controversial Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao District (貢寮), New Taipei City (新北市).
Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Francis Liang (梁國新) said it costs less to generate electricity using nuclear energy compared with other forms of power generation.
However, Taiwan Solidarity Union Legislator Hsu Chung-hsin (許忠信) expressed skepticism about the figures provided by the government.
Hsu said the authorities have been excluding the costs of nuclear waste disposal and a possible atomic accident when calculating the cost of power generation using nuclear energy.

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