Basics
Natural Gas Consumption
Action
Program
Therm (therms)
This Indicator is reported in the following LT Info areas:
Accomplishments
Natural Gas Consumption

Consumption data is tracked throughout the year with annual data compiled in February for the previous calendar year.

According to the A Regional Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the Lake Tahoe Basin (2012), natural gas consumption accounts for roughly 25% of the total GHG emissions in the Tahoe Basin, making it the third largest emission source only behind electricity consumption and transportation. Natural gas is the primary fuel used by Tahoe Basin residents to heat their homes.

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Natural Gas Consumption
North Lake Tahoe (California), South Lake Tahoe (California), Nevada Tahoe

No monitoring programs are yet associated with this indicator.

Associated Programs data not provided.

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Natural Gas Consumption is reported in the Sustainability Dashboard. Indicators in the Sustainability Dashboard focus on economic, environmental, and community health in the Lake Tahoe Region.

According to the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory, natural gas consumption accounts for roughly 25% of the total GHG emissions in the Lake Tahoe Region, making it the third largest emission source behind electricity consumption and transportation. Natural gas is the primary fuel used by Tahoe Basin residents to heat their homes.

This indicator measures the total therms of natural gas consumption from residential, commercial and industrial buildings in the Tahoe Basin.