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Coal power plant

Big Stone

coal Power Plant
Grant County, South Dakota
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

451 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
2,619,088 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 238,099 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
2,931,307 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 637,241 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
2,909,710.257 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
1,028.065 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
1,018.541 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
91,929.416 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
631,964.728 lbs