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Table 3

Plant lifetimes for different energy generation and storage technologies.

Technology Lifetime lf (years) Reference
Roof top solar PV 30 Good et al. [37]
Utility scale solar PV 30 Good et al. [37]
Wind 25 Kumar et al. [38]
Storage 15 Nicholls et al. [41]
Energy efficiency 15 Hoffman et al. [42]
Coal 30 EPRI [43]
Gas 30 EPRI [43]

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