Emission factor for electricity production is expressed in grams of carbon dioxide per Kwh and is used to convert electricity consumption expressed in KWh into an indirect cost percentage.

 

It represents the carbon intensity and the market functioning of electricity production.

 

Source: Commission Staff Working Document Impact Assessment Accompanying the document Commission Decision determining, pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and the Council, a list of sectors and subsectors which are deemed to be exposed to a significant risk of carbon leakage for the period 2015-2019