Overcoming Economic Barriers to Electrifying Everything

December 2022

Kleinman Center for Energy Policy

Faculty Director Meredith Fowlie explains why existing frameworks for setting consumer electricity prices can be at odds with the need to rapidly decarbonize on the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Podcast.

“As an economist, if I was in charge of pricing electricity — and I am not — but if I was, I would want to set that electricity rate to reflect the cost to society, the cost we incur when I consume one more kilowatt hour.”


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