APPENDIX D-3
ENERGY GENERATED IN 2003 FROM NATURAL GAS UNITS IN ZONES H THROUGH K

Parker Mathusa and Erin Hogan1

TABLE D-3-1 Natural Gas Consumption for Electricity in Zones H Through K, 2003

Fuel Type

Total GWh Produced in 2003

Percent of Capacity Using NG

Estimated GWh Generated with NG

Estimated Heat Rate (Btu/kWh)

Estimated NG Consumed (million Btu per year)

Estimated NG Consumed (thousand cubic feet per year)

Estimated Daily Consumption (billion cubic feet per day)

NG/FO2

4,103

80

3,282

10,500

34,465,200

33,625

0.09

NG/FO6

22,756

80

18,205

9,500

172,945,600

168,727

0.46

NG/KER

418

80

334

14,500

4,848,800

4,731

0.01

NG

6,940

100

6,940

8,500

58,990,000

57,551

0.16

Total

34,217

 

28,762

 

271,249,600

264,634

0.73

NOTE: See Table D-2-1, footnote a, for zone names. NG, natural gas; FO2, No. 2; FO6, No. 6; KER, kerosene.

SOURCE: NYISO (2005).

TABLE D-3-2 Natural Gas Consumption for Electricity in Zones H Through K, 2004

Fuel Type

Total GWh Produced in 2003

Percent of Capacity Using NG

Estimated GWh Generated with NG

Estimated Heat Rate (Btu/kWh)

Estimated NG Consumed (million Btu per year)

Estimated NG Consumed (thousand cubic feet per year)

Estimated Daily Consumption (billion cubic feet per day)

NG/FO2

5,315

80

4,252

10,500

44,646,000

43,557

0.12

NG/FO6

22,849

80

18,279

9,500

173,652,400

169,417

0.46

NG/KER

554

80

443

14,500

6,426,400

6,270

0.02

NG

6,481

100

6,481

8,500

55,088,500

53,745

0.15

Total

35,199

 

29,455

 

279,813,300

272,989

0.75

NOTE: See Table D-2-1, footnote a, for zone names. NG, natural gas; FO2, No. 2; FO6, No. 6; KER, kerosen

SOURCE: NYISO (2005).

TABLE D-3-3 Estimated Natural Gas (NG) Consumption of a 2,000 MW Combined-Cycle Unit with a 95 Percent Capacity Factor

Fuel Type

Total GWh Produced in 2003

Percent of Capacity Using NG

Estimated GWh Generated with NG

Estimated Heat Rate (Btu/kWh)

Estimated NG Consumed (million Btu per year)

Estimated NG Consumed (thousand cubic feet per year)

Estimated Daily Consumption (billion cubic feet per day)

NG

16,644

100

16,644

7,000

116,508,000

113,666

0.31

1

Parker Mathusa is a member of the Committee on Alternatives to Indian Point for Meeting Energy Needs. Erin Hogan is with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.



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