Research & Commentary: Gov. Wolf’s Unilateral Move to Join RGGI Is Regressive, Will Increase Energy Prices in Pennsylvania
There is little evidence to suggest RGGI has reduced CO2 emissions, rather the initiative acts as a regressive tax and is expected to cost Pennsylvania electric generators at least an additional $275 million a year, according to one low estimate.
The number of light duty vehicles on the roads, and vehicle miles traveled, will increase dramatically over the coming decade. Price and cost considerations mean electric vehicles will only make up a small part of that growth.