CO2 Emission Factors for Different Types of Electricity Generation

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From: Genesis Energy

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

Can you please provide average annual emission factors expressed in tCO2e/MWh for New Zealand Electricity Generation for each of the following types of electricity generation:
• Renewable Energy - Hydro
• Renewable Energy - Geothermal
• Coal
• Natural Gas
• Cogeneration (including electricity produced from Biogas, Wood, and Waste Heat)
• Oil

Please provide the information for each calendar year from 2010 till 2017 inclusive. Those types of generation are referenced on page 15 of ‘Energy in New Zealand 18’.

Yours faithfully,

Genesis Energy

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Ref: DOIA 1819-1143

 

Dear Genesis Energy

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 4 February 2019 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

Can you please provide average annual emission factors expressed in
tCO2e/MWh for New Zealand Electricity Generation for each of the following
types of electricity generation:

•             Renewable Energy - Hydro

•             Renewable Energy - Geothermal

•             Coal

•             Natural Gas

•             Cogeneration (including electricity produced from Biogas,
Wood, and Waste Heat)

•             Oil

 

Please provide the information for each calendar year from 2010 till 2017
inclusive. Those types of generation are referenced on page 15 of ‘Energy
in New Zealand 18’.

 

Your request is being processed in accordance with the Act and a response
will be sent to you in due course. If you have any enquiries regarding
your request feel free to contact us via email [1][MBIE request email] or
using the contact details below.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

Alan Witcombe

MANAGER, MINISTERIAL SERVICES

 

Corporate, Governance and Information

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

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