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High electricity prices have Europe facing deindustrialization; don’t let it happen here

Mario Loyola writes in The Hill about Europe’s high electricity prices.

The C3 Take
  • The European Commission has found that industrial output and capital goods production in the Euro area has fallen by 5.8% and 8.7%, respectively, in the last year due in large part to high energy prices.
  • High electricity prices in the EU will likely accelerate in the wake of the Biden administration’s decision to halt LNG exports.
  • The U.S. must learn from Europe’s mistakes and pursue a market-driven “all of the above” energy strategy to keep costs low and continue our emissions reductions.

“U.S. policymakers should heed warnings from Europe, and embrace a policy of making American electricity once again the most reliable and affordable on Earth.”

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The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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