Local governments usually have indirect Scope 2 emissions associated with the purchase and use of electricity from utilities.
In some cases, indirect emissions from electricity use may comprise the largest source of a local government’s GHG emissions.
There are a number of approaches to calculating emissions based on the data that is available at the time of the inventory. There is also a specific approach to utilize for calculating emissions related to streetlight electricity usage. To learn more about these approaches, click the links below: