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Big Cajun 1

gas Power Plant
Pointe Coupee County, Louisiana
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

492.8 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
130,766 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 11,888 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
97,222 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 21,135 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
97,124.236 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
0.490 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
66.506 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
360.178 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
3,601.779 lbs