SUPPORTING TECHNICAL PAPER: National Energy and Emissions Audit, July 2018
CALCULATING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS ARISING FROM ELECTRICITY GENERATION IN THE NATIONAL ELECTRICITY MARKET.
Emissions are calculated on an annual basis as the sum of emissions arising from each thermal power station supplying the National Electricity Market (NEM). This is the procedure used by the Australian Electricity Market Operator to calculate, on a daily basis, its Carbon Dioxide Emissions Intensity Index (CDEII)1. AEMO calculates emissions from each power station as the product of electricity sent out from the station by the sent out emissions intensity of the station.