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January 1, 2013

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Alberta’s Specified Gas Reporting Programhas collected facility greenhouse gas emissions data since 2003. In 2005 (for 2004 emissions data collection), Alberta harmonized its Specified Gas Reporting Programwith the Government of Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Program. Since then,...


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December 30, 2008

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This protocol covers the diversion of organic residues from landfill for biological decomposition to a condition sufficiently stable for nuisance-free storage and for safe use in land application.


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January 18, 2017

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Organic wastes decomposing in anaerobic conditions in a landfill will result in the release of methane through a process known as methanogenesis. Methane is a greenhouse gas that has a 25 times higher global warming potential (GWP) than carbon dioxide (see Carbon Offset Emission Factors...


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October 1, 2009

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This protocol serves as a generic ‘recipe’ for project proponents to follow in order to meet the measurement, monitoring, and greenhouse gas quantification requirements for reductions resulting from conversion of instrument gas to instrument air in process control systems. A process flow diagram...


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January 25, 2017

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This quantification protocol is written for the oil and gas industry where natural gas is used to provide pneumatic power for automated process control and operational devices. Some familiarity and understanding of gas and/or oil production operations and pneumatic devices is required. Oil and...


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March 3, 2016

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This document outlines the Renewable fuels greenhouse gas emissions eligibility standard as defined by the Renewable Fuels Standard Regulation, an associated regulation for Alberta's Climate Change and Emissions Management Act.


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January 1, 2007

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The Government of Alberta is committed to taking action on climate change. Beginning with its Climate Change Action Plan - Albertans & Climate Change: Taking Action, released in October 2002, the Government of Alberta identified a number of strategies the province would use to address climate...


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January 1, 2005

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Reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from large industrial sources is a fundamental component of Alberta’s action plan to address climate change. The development of a mandatory GHG reporting program was a commitment identified in Albertans and Climate Change: Taking Action released in...


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January 1, 2006

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The specified gas reporting program was developed as part of the Government of Alberta's climate change action plan, Albertans and Climate Change: Taking Action, released in October 2002. The Climate Change and Emissions Management Act defines a specified gas as any gas that traps heat near the...


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January 1, 2009

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In 2002, Alberta signaled its commitment to manage climate change and greenhouse gas emissions in the province by passing the Climate Change and Emissions Management Act. One of the first actions taken under the new legislation was to develop a mandatory reporting program for large industrial...


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February 8, 2012

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This protocol provides general requirements for measurement, monitoring, verification, and greenhouse gas quantification requirements for greenhouse gas emission reductions resulting from the conversion of diesel-generated electricity to high-line electricity powered drilling rigs.


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April 1, 2010

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This information bulletin is intended to clarify ownership and rights of recognized greenhouse gas benefits associated with managing forest carbon in Alberta.


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November 1, 2014

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All Alberta protocols undergo a mandatory 5-year review, or sooner if specific issues are identified, consistent with Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD)'s published protocol review process. Several of Alberta's offset protocols have as a primary or secondary activity...


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September 1, 2007

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This quantification protocol is applicable to the quantification of direct and indirect reductions of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from the implementation of streamlined waste heat recovery projects. The protocol quantifies the emission reductions from the avoidance of fossil fuel...


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June 1, 2011

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This protocol quantifies decreases in greenhouse gas emissions associated with the raising of beef cattle by reducing the number of days required to get a feeder calf from birth to harvest. This applies to youthful cattle, or those cattle under 24 months of age. In this context, feeder cattle...


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March 1, 2009

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This protocol is applicable to projects that involve the capture and destruction of methane produced from anaerobic wastewater treatment processes and take actions to prevent the venting of biogas to the atmosphere. These systems could be installed as retrofits or modifications to existing...


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May 1, 2008

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This protocol is applicable to the quantification of reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from the implementation of facilities that convert the energy in solar radiation into electrical energy as the end product. These cover several technologies and will be referred to simply...


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May 1, 2008

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This protocol is applicable to the quantification of reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from the implementation of facilities that convert the potential energy of river flow into low retention, water-powered electricity generation as run-of-river or on an existing reservoir....


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September 1, 2007

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This quantification protocol is applicable to the quantification of direct and indirect reductions of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from the implementation of waste heat recovery projects. The protocol quantifies the emission reductions from the avoidance of fossil fuel consumption...


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September 1, 2007

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This quantification protocol is written for those familiar with anaerobic digester projects. Some familiarity with, or general understanding of, the operation of these projects is expected. The opportunity for generating carbon offsets with this protocol arises primarily from the indirect...