Table A.3. Carbon Dioxide Uncontrolled Emission Factors

Fuel EIA Fuel Code Source and Tables (As Appropriate)
Factor (Pounds of CO2 Per Million Btu)***
Bituminous Coal BIT Source: 1 205.30000
Distillate Fuel Oil DFO Source: 1 161.38600
Geothermal GEO Estimate from EIA, Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting 16.59983
Jet Fuel JF Source: 1 156.25800
Kerosene KER Source: 1 159.53500
Lignite Coal LIG Source: 1 215.40000
Municipal Solid Waste MSW Source: 1 (including footnote 2 within source) 91.90000
Natural Gas NG Source: 1 117.08000
Petroleum Coke PC Source: 1 225.13000
Propane Gas PG Sources: 1 139.17800
Residual Fuel Oil RFO Source: 1 173.90600
Synthetic Coal SC Assumed to have the emissions similar to Bituminous Coal. 205.30000
Subbituminous Coal SUB Source: 1 212.70000
Tire-Derived Fuel TDF Source: 1 189.53800
Waste Coal WC Assumed to have emissions similar to Bituminous Coal. 205.30000
Waste Oil WO Source: 2, Table 1.11-3 (assumes typical heat content of 4.4 MMBtus per barrel) 210.00000

Notes:
*** CO2 factors do not vary by combustion system type or boiler firing configuration.

Sources:
1. Energy Information Administration, Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program, Table of Fuel and Energy Source: Codes and Emission Coefficients; available at: http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/coefficients.html
2. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, AP 42, Fifth Edition (Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors, Volume 1: Stationary Point and Area Sources); available at: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/chief/ap42/