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The map showing the prices paid for electricity in Europe has some good information. The highest prices are in Denmark and Germany (29.08 and 25.28 cents per kwh). Denmark and Germany have both undertaken huge renewable energy programs. Electricity in France is only 13.84 cents/kwh and 75% of France's electricity comes from nuclear power.

If you take each of these country's CO2 emissions and divide by their populations, the following is the CO2 emitted per capita for 2011.

France- 5.72 tons of CO2 per person
Denmark- 8.36 tons per person
Germany- 9.15 tons per person

Cheaper electricity and lower CO2 emissions per capita. But few people advocate following the French model.

Here is Germany's response:

- Pete
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