Prohibitive cost of electricity
Other Names: High electricity costs
Incidence: 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%.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 28.04.2000 – 00:00 CEST