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Understand and optimize the carbon footprint of electricity

electricityMap API is the world's most comprehensive platform measuring the carbon footprint of your electricity consumption.


Climate think tank Ember uses the electricityMap API to illustrate trends in the global electricity system.


Danish electricity retailer Barry is using the electricityMap API to show customers the carbon footprint of their electricity.


Electric radiator startup Lancy Energy Storage uses the electricityMap API to optimize and reduce the carbon footprint of their product.

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        Live carbon intensityGET /carbon-intensity/latest
        Live power breakdownGET /power-breakdown/latest
        Marginal carbon intensityGET /marginal-carbon-intensity/latest
        Marginal power breakdownGET /marginal-power-consumption-breakdown/latest

        carbonIntensity: 302,
        datetime: 2019-04-25T18:07:00.350Z

        Real-time carbon intensity (in gCO2eq/kWh) of electricity consumed in the area.

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