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Carleton College

wind Power Plant
Rice County, Minnesota
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

7.8 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
8,122 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 738 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
33 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 7 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
33.564 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
0.060 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
0.662 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
0.544 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
2.718 lbs