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Tradeable energy quotas

Tradeable energy quotas are schemes by which governments give individual carbon allowances to companies, individuals or institutions. These credits are then given in when buying fuel or electricity. Those wanting to emit at a level above that permitted by their initial allocation would be able to purchase additional credits from those using less, creating a strong incentive to reduce energy usage.

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