Pennsylvania Legacies #122: Running the Numbers on RGGI

Any way you slice it, coal-fired power generation is on its way out. That leaves two likely scenarios for Pennsylvania’s electricity sector in the next decade: a modest reduction in greenhouse gas emissions with little economic impact, or a dramatic reduction coupled with massive investment in energy innovation and efficiency. Department of Environmental Protection energy advisor Hayley Book breaks down the costs and benefits of membership in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) as detailed in DEP’s latest statistical modeling.



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