Heat & Power Purchases from CHP Facilities

If local governments purchase steam or heat from a combined heat & power (CHP) facility, they must calculate the associated Scope 2 emissions.

The LGO Protocol provides three methodologies for calculating emissions from CHP purchases:

Recommended Approach: Produce Stream Method

Alternate Approach 1: Simplified Method for Heat Purchases

Alternate Approach 2: Simplified Method for Electricity Purchases