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 2018 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, 2018.

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50 States Comparison Scatterplot

Compare states using two sets of criteria. Hover over a state's data point to see how they compare to other states in the chosen criteria.

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