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Table 3 Values for the factor X used in our framework as function of the different energy sources (in decreasing value of X)

From: A decision framework for placement of applications in clouds that minimizes their carbon footprint

Energy source X value
Lignite/brown coal 950
Anthracite 870
Crude oil 640
Gas works gas 400
Natural gas 380
Nuclear power 66
Geothermal power 40
Biomass 30
Solar power 22
Hydroelectricity 15
Wind power 10