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Covanta Fairfax Energy

biomass Power Plant
Fairfax County, Virginia
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

124 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
723,286 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 65,753 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
681,807 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 148,219 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
655,059.459 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
143.498 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
1,864.831 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
109,512.030 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
834,420.616 lbs