Emission Factor: Electricity supplied from grid

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 nameSourceYearRegionUnit Type
Electricity supplied from grid
EPA2021United StatesEnergy

Emission intensity of the total output of electricity in the US eGrid subregion specified as reported for 2021 based on 2019 statistics. Total output emission factors can be used as default factors for estimating GHG emissions from electricity use when developing a carbon footprint or emissions inventory. Retrieved from the GHG Emission Factors Hub (xlsx) file published by the US EPA at the source URL.

ACTIVITY ID
electricity-energy_source_grid_mix
UUID
042f7a8b-bc06-48a7-8227-21da1b7c7e41
SOURCEEPA
YEAR RELEASED2021
REGIONUnited States (US)
SECTOREnergy
CATEGORYElectricity
UNIT TYPE(S)
EMISSION FACTORS
  • CO2e:0.403347kg/kWh
  • CO2:0.40107 kg/kWh
  • CH4:0.000034 kg/kWh
  • N2O:0.000005 kg/kWh
CO2e CALCULATION
  • Method applied: AR5
  • Methods supported: AR4, AR5
  • Origin: Climatiq
LCA ACTIVITYelectricity_generation
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