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Guest Post: 50 cents or “Cap-and-Trade”?

Saturday, October 31st, 2009 by Paul Tousignant (Tooz)

Question: if your monthly electric bill averaged $100, would you even notice a difference of 50 cents?
Idea: A 50 cent per MWh tax on the electricity generated in the US to pay for renewable energy installations: 4,157 million * .5 = $2,078,500,000. per year.
Net generation of electric power in 2007 was 4,157 million megawatthours (MWh). [...]

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