Lower CO2 emissions are partially due to shifts in power generation sources

Lower CO2 emissions are partially due to shifts in power generation sources
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28.11.2023

We forecast the U.S. energy sector to emit about 4,790 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) in 2023, a 3% decrease from 2022. Much of this decline results from lower electricity generation from coal-fired power plants due to higher generation from renewable sources such as solar power. We expect this trend to continue into 2024, with CO2 emissions declining 1% relative to 2023.

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