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The True Cost of Electricity

The True Cost of Electricity

This is the second of a four-part series that takes a deep dive into the economics of our electric system and the role pricing can play in accelerating the clean energy economy. The first article in the series was Transforming the Electric System . The price we all pay for electricity generally does not reflect the “true costs” of producing it. As described in a recent blog post, generating electricity creates harmful pollution, damaging the environment and public health. This comes with a cost, but it is not necessarily paid for by those generating the pollution or purchasing the electricity. These types of costs are known as “external costs.” For example, a coal-fired power plant releases pollution into the atmosphere, which adversely affects the health of residents in nearby communities. This pollution is an example of an external cost because it causes health problems ...

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