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Coal power plant

Big Cajun 2

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

Quick Stats

2,632.9 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
3,273,954 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 297,632 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
3,224,198 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 700,913 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
3,205,420.688 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
6,020.591 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
1,988.792 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
79,314.449 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
556,762.614 lbs