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Facing the Risk in Fossil Fueled Electricity

June 20, 2014 by Zane Selvans

Fuels and Risks

I recently wrote about how our risk tolerance affects our estimation of the social cost of carbon, but obviously that’s not the only place that risk shows up in our energy systems. Fossil fuel based electricity is also exposed to a much more prosaic kind of risk: the possibility that fuel prices will increase over time.[read more]