U.S. electric power sector CO₂ emissions projections 2022-2050, by fuel

Projected energy-related carbon dioxide emissions from the electric power sector in the United States from 2022 to 2050, by fuel type

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March 2023


United States

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According to the source, projections in the EIA reference case have been made under a business-as-usual trend estimate, given known technology and technological and demographic trends.

* Figures after 2022 are forecasts. Includes electricity-only and combined heat and power plants that have a regulatory status.
** Includes emissions from geothermal power and nonbiogenic emissions from municipal waste.

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