Emission Factor: Electricity supplied from grid

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 nameSourceYearRegionUnit Type
Electricity supplied from grid
EPA2021WECC Southwest, USEnergy

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
95a1d6c4-820a-4b07-8204-50b6473b18da
SOURCEEPA
YEAR RELEASED2021
REGIONWECC Southwest, US (US-AZNM)
SECTOREnergy
CATEGORYElectricity
UNIT TYPE(S)
EMISSION FACTORS
  • CO2e:0.434153kg/kWh
  • CO2:0.43196 kg/kWh
  • CH4:0.000031 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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