eGRID methodology for US electricity by NERC region

Name Type Unit Choices Default Note
Grid subregion Selection

NERC region code

Emission type Selection

Type of power

Quantity of electricity Input Data kWh

Quantity of electricity under consideration

Include transmission losses? Input Data true, false true

Set to true to include transmission losses, resulting in a calculation representing emissions associated with electricity consumed. Set to false to calculate emissions associated with electricity supplied to the grid

Parent grid of subregion Reference Data

Parent grid of region

CH4 quantity per unit electricity Reference Data lb/(GW·h)

Mass of methane emitted per unit quantity of electricity

CO2 quantity per unit electricity Reference Data lb/(MW·h)

Mass of carbon dioxide emitted per unit quantity of electricity

CO2e quantity per unit electricity Reference Data lb/(MW·h)

Mass of CO2e emitted per unit quantity of electricity

Hg quantity per unit electricity Reference Data lb/(GW·h)

Mass of mercury oxides emitted per unit quantity of electricity

N2O quantity per unit electricity Reference Data lb/(GW·h)

Mass of nitrous oxide emitted per unit quantity of electricity

NOx quantity per unit electricity Reference Data lb/(MW·h)

Mass of nitrogen oxides emitted per unit quantity of electricity

NOx quantity per unit electricity during ozone season Reference Data lb/(MW·h)

Mass of nitrogen oxides emitted per unit quantity of electricity during the ozone season (May-September)

SO2 quantity per unit electricity Reference Data lb/(MW·h)

Mass of sulphur dioxide emitted per unit quantity of electricity

Name of grid subregion Reference Data

Full name of NERC region