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Covanta Hempstead

biomass Power Plant
Nassau County, New York
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

78.6 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
542,424 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 49,311 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
573,743 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 124,727 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
551,117.074 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
64.641 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
1,047.089 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
92,643.502 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
705,811.412 lbs