- Under the Climate Security Act, annual household consumption grows by 81 percent from 2010 to 2030 – just two percentage points less than what growth would be otherwise.
- Emissions allowances would cost $22 - $35 per ton in 2015 and $28 - $46 in 2030 – significantly less than other model runs that do not account for current energy policy and market mechanisms to manage costs.
- National electricity prices would never rise more than 20 percent over 2005 levels – and that change would happen slowly over decades.
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