Prohibitive cost of electricity

Other Names:
High electricity costs

Scrubbing of carbon dioxide from power station chimney exhausts typically costs $150 to $200 per ton of carbon removed. The cost of scrubbing at an oil-fired power plant would probably increase the cost of electricity by 50 to 100%.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST