Photovoltaics - Carbon Dioxide Savings

Calculator for the saving of carbon dioxide (CO2), when running a photovoltaic system. A photovoltaic system doesn't produce any CO2 in service and usually is also fabricated climate-neutral. Here can be calculated how many CO2 it saves, compared to electricity from fossil fuels like coal, mineral oil and petroleum gas. The value for the emission of fossil fuels is an approximated average value. Please enter the energy, which the photovoltaic system produces in a certain time, to calculate the CO2 savings during this time span. Here, the energy per year of a system can be estimated. The amount of saved carbon dioxide is shown in grams (g), kilograms (kg) or metric tons (t).
This calculator can as well be used for other ways of CO2-neutral power generation, like wind and hydrodynamic power.

Emission of fossil fuels: g CO2 / kWh
Produced energy:
Saved CO2:

Example: a photovoltaic system, which produces 10 megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity per year, saves about 8 tons of CO2 annually, compared to average fossil fuel plants.

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