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Silicon Valley Clean Water

biomass Power Plant
San Mateo County, California
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

2.2 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
6,292 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 572 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
160 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 35 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
158.542 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
0.109 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
74.661 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
8.359 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
83.590 lbs