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Table 3 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emission rates for various power-generation technologies considered [28]

From: Supply optimization based on society’s cost of electricity and a calibrated demand model for future renewable energy transition in Niger

TechnologyGHG emissions rates (kg CO2eq/MWh)
Hydroelectric facility0.5–152
Natural gas-fired power plant400–500
Oil-fired power plant790–900
Coal-fired power plant900–1200