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NCSU Cates Cogeneration Plant

gas Power Plant
Wake County, North Carolina
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

11.2 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
77,497 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 7,045 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
47,120 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 10,243 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
47,070.429 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
1.277 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
127.860 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
184.465 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
1,803.204 lbs