Accelerated Reduction in \(SO_2\) Emissions from the U.S. Power Sector Triggered by Changing Prices of Natural Gas
McElroy, Michael Brendon
- Publisher: American Chemical Society
decomposition analysis | CO\(_2\) emissions | energy | plants
Emissions of sulfur dioxide (\(SO_2\)) from the U.S. power sector decreased by 24% in 2009 relative to 2008. The Logarithmic Mean Divisia Index (LMDI) approach was applied to isolate the factors responsible for this decrease. It is concluded that 15% of the decrease can...