HOW MUCH CO2
IS YOUR HOME ENERGY PLAN EMITTING?

Is your home on a 100% green energy plan? If not, and your electricity usage averages 1,000 kWh per month, your fossil-sourced plan is responsible for 17,000 pounds of CO2 per year! You’ll be surprised at how that translates to car miles driven, coal burned, newspapers recycled and other equivalencies.

Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

20,748 Miles

driven in the average passenger vehicle.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

954 Gallons

of gasoline consumed.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

9,276 Pounds

of coal burned.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

19.8 Barrels

of oil consumed.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

346.8 Propane Cylinders

used for home barbecues.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

15,879 Newspapers

recycled.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

1,800 Young Trees

planted to absorb CO2.


EQUIVALENCIES FOR 2000/kWh USAGE PER MONTH

Passenger Vehicle Miles Driven 41,496 miles
Gallons of Gasoline Consumed 1,908 gallons
Pounds of Coal Burned 18,552 pounds
Barrels of Oil Consumed 39.6 barrels
Propane Cylinders Used for Home Barbecues 693.6 propane cylinders
Newspapers Recycled 31,758 newspapers
Young Trees Planted to Absorb CO2 3,600 young trees
Check out 10 painless ways to reduce your CO2 with a renewable energy plan and by managing your home electricity.

If you’re uncomfortable with the amount of fossil-sourced electricity that you’re consuming in your home, there are many things that you can do to help, beginning with your energy source. In de-regulated energy states you have the option to enroll in 100% renewable energy plans, or you can cut your CO2 by reducing your usage. Comparing green options from electric companies will help you identify the best source for your energy.