Emission Factor: Grid mix

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 nameSourceYearRegionUnit Type
Grid mix
EPA2021WECC California, USEnergy

Emission intensity of the total output of electicity 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
11a5932f-7d1f-4dbb-88f1-1907ff420114
SOURCEEPA
YEAR RELEASED2021
REGIONWECC California, US (US-CAMX)
SECTOREnergy
CATEGORYElectricity
UNIT TYPE(S)
EMISSION FACTORS
  • CO2e:0.20652kg/kWh
  • CO2:0.20557 kg/kWh
  • CH4:0.000015 kg/kWh
  • N2O:0.000002 kg/kWh
CO2e CALCULATION
  • Method applied: AR5
  • Methods supported: AR4, AR5
  • Origin: Climatiq
LCA ACTIVITYelectricity_generation
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