Last reviewed on 10-02-2020

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

♦ Category: Energy

IPCC: 1B3 - Fugitive Emissions from Fuels - Geothermal Energy Production
Sector: Electricity Generation (In State) : Merchant Owned

♦ Activity: Geothermal power - Geothermal

♦ Greenhouse gas: Methane ( CH4 )

► Year 2014 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 3,461 tonnes of CH4 Emitted (86,526 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Compilation
Calculation: Compilation of Mandatory Reporting activity or emission values
Reference: ARB (2019). Summary of 2008 to 2018 data from California's Greenhouse Gas Mandatory Reporting Program. Reported emissions are available at: #

● Activity level used in calculations —

Basis: Data
Reference: Not Applicable.

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Not applicable
Constant: Global warming potential of CH4 = 25
Reference: IPCC (2007). Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Solomon S., Qin D., Manning M., Chen Z., Marquis M., Averyt K.B., Tignor M., and Miller H.L. (eds.). #

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

Amount: Not Applicable