Power generation under Carbon Fee and Dividend

Power Generation Results Laser Talk

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Carbon fee and dividend is shown to greatly change how the United States generates its power. The biggest effect by far is that coal [blue] is quickly rendered uneconomical, being almost completely phased out in 10 years. Renewable energy sources become much more important with wind power [light green] being the biggest winner.

For a regional perspective on power generation, look at the individual regional summaries on the REMI report page.