RGGI Saves Money, Jobs

Date Published: 
Wed, 03/16/2011

Eric de Place. Grist. March 16, 2011. 

Regional cap-and-trade saves jobs and money” analyzes the contents of a recent RGGI press release, which trumpets the program’s most recent carbon auction (bringing in $83 million). Most of the money was spent on energy efficiency or job retention and creation programs. Specific states examples are given, with specific cost savings and job creation and retention numbers listed.