CO2 from Heating systems
UK grid at :
2019-07-24 06:00
is emitting :
265 grams CO2 /kWhe
Ground Source Heat Pump (400%):

Ground Source Heat Pump (320%):

Direct Electric heating (100%):

Gas boiler (85%):

Oil Boiler (85%):

Coal (50%):



66
83
265
215
320
630
grams
CO2
per kWh
delivered
heat
www.gshp.org.uk
Displaying the CO2 released from different heating technologies. GSHP values are for 2 typical levels of efficiency; 320% (COP=3.2) & 400% (COP=4). Grid carbon intensity uses real-time data. The value reflects the decline in generation from coal & the growing contribution from renewable power technologies.
Data courtesy National Grid
CO2 Intensity API
Original thinking JCW Parker
Developed & sponsored by GeoScience Ltd.
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