AVERT Web Edition
The AVoided Emissions and geneRation Tool (AVERT) evaluates how energy policies and programs such as energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) lead to changes in emissions of particulate matter (PM2.5), nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur dioxide (SO2), carbon dioxide (CO2), volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and ammonia (NH3) from electric power plants at a county, state, or regional level. AVERT is a free tool designed to meet the needs of state air quality planners, energy officials, public utility commission staff, environmental agency staff, professionals in the clean energy field, people working on climate planning, and other interested stakeholders. View more information about AVERT and how it works.
This is a simplified online version of AVERT. An Excel version of the tool with more output display options, more available data years, and electric vehicle modeling functionality can be downloaded for free here. A detailed user guide, tutorial, and step-by-step instructions provide information about how to use the Excel version.