Cost of Electrical Energy per megawatt/hour

Solar Thermal Energy: $311.60

Wind Turbines, off-shore: $243.20

Solar Panels: $210.70

Wind Turbines, land based: $187.10

“Clean” Coal Technology and sequestration of carbon emissions: $136.20

Advanced Nuclear: $113.90

Conventional Coal-fired electrical plant: $94.80

Natural Gas-fueled energy plants, even using advanced techniques to remove carbon from their emissions: $89.30

Ordinary Natural gas generation: $66.10

Source: Energy Information Agency, U.S. Department of Energy. 10/5/11