Energy use and carbon emissions

some international comparisons.

Publisher: Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, U.S. Dept. of Energy in Washington, DC

Written in English
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  • Greenhouse gases -- Statistics,
  • Atmospheric carbon dioxide -- Statistics,
  • Energy auditing

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ContributionsUnited States. Office of Energy Markets and End Use.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 61 p. :
Number of Pages61
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The relationship of heat, power, electricity and carbon footprint is explained, noting the key concept of primary energy based on fossil fuel use, which is directly related to greenhouse gas emissions. Electricity generated in different ways has markedly different carbon footprint and this significantly affects evaluation of energy-saving projects.

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Parish. Convert the changes in energy/fuel use into the corresponding changes in CO 2 e by multiplying the energy/fuel use by an energy/fuel-specific emissions factor.

Multiply estimated changes in CO 2 e by the relevant carbon price. For most energy sources the marginal emissions factors used in the second step are those. Energy use and carbon emissions: non-OECD countries. [United States. Energy Information Administration.;] Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, U.S.

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Energy use and carbon emissions v, 61 p. (OCoLC) Online version: Energy use and carbon emissions. Washington, DC: Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, U.S.

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As a result of higher energy consumption, global energy-related CO2 emissions increased to Gt CO2, up %. Coal-fired power generation continues to be the single largest emitter, accounting for 30% of all energy-related carbon dioxide emissions.

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