Emission Factor: Grid mix

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 nameSourceYearRegionUnit Type
Grid mix
EPA2021ERCOT All, 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
f7428cfe-8585-4f53-8b31-b439c2cb4649
SOURCEEPA
YEAR RELEASED2021
REGIONERCOT All, US (US-ERCT)
SECTOREnergy
CATEGORYElectricity
UNIT TYPE(S)
EMISSION FACTORS
  • CO2e:0.395782kg/kWh
  • CO2:0.393994 kg/kWh
  • CH4:0.000026 kg/kWh
  • N2O:0.000004 kg/kWh
CO2e CALCULATION
  • Method applied: AR5
  • Methods supported: AR4, AR5
  • Origin: Climatiq
LCA ACTIVITYelectricity_generation
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