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Buchanan Units 1 & 2

gas Power Plant
Buchanan County, Virginia
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

88 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
343,967 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 31,270 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
190,339 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 41,378 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
190,136.109 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
0.960 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
113.051 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
741.917 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
7,419.165 lbs