Study: Public willing to pay for more green energy
By Andrew Restuccia - 05/14/12 05:27 PM ET
Legislation mandating that power companies obtain a major portion of the country’s electricity from low-carbon energy sources may face an uphill battle on Capitol Hill. But the policy has strong public support, a new study indicates.
The average American is willing to pay $162 per year in higher electricity costs if a “clean energy standard” (CES) becomes law, according to the study, which was published in the journal Nature Climate Change Sunday.
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