Last reviewed on 10-02-2020

Documentation of California's Greenhouse Gas Inventory (13th Edition - Last updated on 10-15-2020)

♦ Category: Energy

IPCC: 1A1ai - Fuel Combustion Activities - Energy Industries - Main Activity Electricity and Heat Production - Electricity Generation
Sector: Electricity Generation (Imports) : Specified Imports : Mexico : La Rosita (MEX)

♦ Activity: Electricity generation - Primary fuel: Natural Gas

♦ Greenhouse gas: Carbon dioxide ( CO2 )

► Year 2015 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 1,278,111 tonnes of CO2 Emitted (1,278,111 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Calculation
Calculation: [Electricity Generation] * [CO2 emission factor]
Reference: ARB (2016). Technical support document on GHG inventory methodologies for the 2000-2014 inventory. See Discussion of emissions from electricity imports available at: https://ww3.arb.ca.gov/cc/inventory/pubs/reports/2000_2014/ghg_inventory_00-14_technical_support_document.pdf#https://ww3.arb.ca.gov/cc/inventory/pubs/reports/2000_2014/ghg_inventory_00-14_technical_support_document.pdf

● Activity level used in calculations —

Activity: Electricity generation = 3,212,447,280 kWh of Primary fuel: Natural Gas
Basis: Data
Reference: ARB (2019). Summary of 2008 to 2018 data from California's Greenhouse Gas Mandatory Reporting Program. Reported emissions are available at: #https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/our-work/programs/mandatory-greenhouse-gas-emissions-reporting

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: CO2 emission factor = 398 g / kWh
Reference: ARB (2016). Technical support document on GHG inventory methodologies for the 2000-2014 inventory. See Discussion of emissions from electricity imports available at: https://ww3.arb.ca.gov/cc/inventory/pubs/reports/2000_2014/ghg_inventory_00-14_technical_support_document.pdf#https://ww3.arb.ca.gov/cc/inventory/pubs/reports/2000_2014/ghg_inventory_00-14_technical_support_document.pdf

● Greenhouse gas emitted per unit activity (derived from values listed above) —

Amount: 398 g of CO2 per kWh of Primary fuel: Natural Gas