Nitric Acid

Please first consult the PDF documents for advice on the use of the corresponding spreadsheets. General guidance on developing an inventory can be found in the Corporate Standard.

The Nitric acid tool allows the N2O emissions from nitric acid production to be estimated. It requires data on the amount of nitric acid produced. The tool also calculates any emissions reductions associated with the use of emissions control technologies.

Nitric acid plants have other greenhouse gas sources, such as the fuels used in energy production. All sources that are typically associated with a Nitric acid plant are listed below. Please consult the full listing for other potentially relevant tools.