Problem

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
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Date of last update
05.08.2019 – 20:57 CEST