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Coal power plant

University of NC Chapel Hill

coal Power Plant
Orange County, North Carolina
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

56 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
51,408 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 4,673 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
31,783 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 6,909 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
31,612.369 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
268.951 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
44.591 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
723.421 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
5,041.995 lbs