Pounds of CO2 Emitted Per Megawatt Hour Produced From Idaho Power-Owned Generation
This chart shows Idaho Power’s historic CO2 emissions per megawatt hour produced in pounds per MWh from Idaho Power-owned generation.
Idaho Power has been, is, and will continue to be a responsible environmental steward. As with all of our decisions, environmental decisions are evaluated and balanced with consideration of the impact of those decisions on cost to customers and our ability to reliably serve our customers.
Please note: Because of our significant hydroelectric generation resources, our emissions decrease in high water years like 2011.
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The data in this chart comes from the July 2015 Benchmarking Air Emissions of the 100 Largest Electric Power Producers in the United States, based on 2013 generation and emissions (see pages 10-11 of the report). This report is the product of a collaborative effort among Bank of America, Calpine, Entergy, Exelon, Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), Ceres, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Please note this report is traditionally produced annually. The next report is planned to be released in the summer of 2016 with data from 2014.