Energy and the Environment

Measure the Impact of Your Energy Use on the Environment

Use the tools and data below to measure the environmental impact of the energy you use.

Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator

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This simple online calculator translates abstract energy and emissions numbers into concrete terms you can understand.

Power Profiler

Power ProfilerUsing your zip code, the EPA Power Profiler tool lets you compare the fuel mix and air emissions rates of the electricity in your region to the national average and determine the air emissions impacts of your electricity use.

Carbon Footprint Calculator

Carbon Footprint Calculator

Use EPA’s Household Carbon Footprint Calculator to find out your own carbon footprint.


eGRID BannerThe Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database is a comprehensive source of data on the environmental characteristics of almost all electric power generated in the United States.