Would you pay more?

Would you be willing to pay more for electricity from low-carbon sources (like wind power or biomass energy) if it meant a reduction in greenhouse gases?

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

sure if it was shown that alternative energy companies had a part or were supported to develop these and the large companies were limited in their control of the power economy

posted on Sat, 10/15/2005 - 8:07am
Joe's picture
Joe says:

More than I am paying now? It's easy to say yes, but financially it would be very difficult for me. Knowing that there are a lot of people who are in a more difficult financial situation that I am make this a difficult choice. I don't see how solar, wind or hydroelectric could be more expensive than what I am paying now, because I sure am paying a lot! Check out information on a new wind turbine at the University of Minnesota, Morris.

posted on Mon, 10/17/2005 - 5:13pm
Liza's picture
Liza says:

Xcel Energy has a program where you can elect to get more of your electricity from alternative sources. And, depending on how much energy your household uses, it isn't really that expensive ($2.00 per 100kWh each month). But I know what you mean, Joe: sometimes the bottom line on that Xcel bill takes your breath away...

posted on Mon, 10/17/2005 - 10:33pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Yes. Local power companies have a wind power option right now that only costs a few extra dollars a month.

posted on Mon, 10/24/2005 - 3:01pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Yes, I'D be willing to pay more, but I'm wondering: if only a few of us would do it, would it make any difference?

posted on Sun, 11/13/2005 - 3:26pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Yes, I would. When are we going to get it, that we can't continue living like we are. There is and will be serious consequences. We need to leave a better earth to future generations. I hope the government and those in power start making alternative solutions to electricity, gas, and power.

posted on Sat, 04/23/2011 - 3:02pm

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