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Organizations: Environment and Parks Formats: PDF Tags: greenhouse gases

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July 9, 2019

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The Government of Alberta is proposing to replace the Carbon Competitiveness Incentive Regulation (CCIR) with a Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) system for Alberta’s large industrial emitters, with a target effective date of Jan. 1, 2020. This document is intended to assist...


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January 1, 2019

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Overview of how benchmarks have and will be developed, criteria for opt-in and the relevant application processes. Additional information regarding details on emissions scope and coverage, tightening rate, review periods and the assignment of transition allocation benchmarks is also provided.


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December 1, 2018

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The Carbon Competitiveness Incentive Regulation replaced the Specified Gas Emitters Regulation on January 1, 2018, and applies to facilities that emitted 100,000 tonnes or more of greenhouse gases in 2003, or a subsequent year. This document outlines the requirements for validation, verification...


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November 14, 2018

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The scope of this protocol enables generation of emission offsets for: landfill gas capture and combustion, and/or combustion of landfill gas in an energy recovery system that displaces electricity. The installation of landfill gas (LFG) capture and combustion technology can convert methane to...


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October 1, 2018

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The satellite remote sensing workshop brought the developers and potential clients of these satellite remote sensing products together to collectively identify opportunities for satellite remote sensing deployment in subsequent years. The workshop discussions focused on measurements of wetland,...


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September 1, 2018

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Reductions in greenhouse gas emissions can be achieved through optimally-operated aerobic composting. This quantification protocol sets the parameters for offset projects involving aerobic composting. For the purposes of this protocol, the baseline condition for eligible waste streams is set as...


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July 31, 2018

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This document provides guidance to stakeholders who may be interested in developing or revising a quantification protocol for Alberta's emission offset system. The guidance provides key information on the development process and on offset system design principles. The document also provides...


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July 9, 2018

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The Standard for Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset Project Developers has been released as one of a series of standards under Alberta's Carbon Competitiveness Incentive Regulation and outlines the requirements for project developers when developing an emission offset project.


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May 31, 2018

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The purpose of this document is to provide specific guidance to stakeholders when assessing the additionality of a reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or sequestration of GHGs under the Alberta emission offset system. In order to demonstrate the additionality of the activities that are...


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May 10, 2018

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To encourage Albertans to reduce carbon pollution from their cars and homes, a carbon levy is charged on all transportation and heating fuels that emit greenhouse gases when burned. The levy provides a financial incentive for families, businesses and communities to become more energy efficient...