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Title: Greenhouse Gas emissions from California Geothermal Power Plants

The information given in this file represents GHG emissions and corresponding emission rates for California flash and dry steam geothermal power plants. This stage of the life cycle is the fuel use component of the fuel cycle and arises during plant operation. Despite that no fossil fuels are being consumed during operation of these plants, GHG emissions nevertheless arise from GHGs present in the geofluids and dry steam that get released to the atmosphere upon passing through the system. Data for the years of 2008 to 2012 are analyzed.
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DOE Contract Number:
FY13 AOP 1
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Data Type:
Numeric Data
Research Org:
DOE Geothermal Data Repository; Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Office (EE-4G)
Contributing Orgs:
Argonne National Laboratory
Country of Publication:
United States
15 Geothermal Energy; geothermal; Greenhouse gas emissions; California Geothermal plants; Life cycle assessment; greenhouse gas emissions; electricity generated