Carbon Pollution Rate for the Electricity Sector (% change, fossil fuel sources only)

Hover over the bar graph below to view the change in the rate of carbon pollution emitted from fossil-fuel fired electricity-generating resources only from 2005 to 2015 in selected states or regions. The rate of carbon pollution (fossil fuel sources only) is expressed as pounds of CO2 emissions emitted from fossil fuel sources divided by megawatt-hours of electricity generated in a state or region.

 

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Source: EIA, 2016.

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