U.S. EPA’s SF6 Emissions Reduction Partnership for Electric Power Systems: Results and Prospects
Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is a potent and persistent greenhouse gas. Over a 100-year time horizon, SF6 has a per-molecule global warming potential (GWP) 23,900 times greater than carbon dioxide (CO2), the greenhouse gas of highest concentration in the atmosphere. With an atmospheric lifetime of 3,200 years, SF6 is also a very stable chemical.1
KeywordsEmission Reduction Global Warming Potential Circuit Breaker Electric Power System Sulfur Hexafluoride
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