1 Page 1 GUIDELINES FOR COMPLETING THE PROJECT DESIGN DOCUMENT FORM FOR CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE CDM PROJECT ACTIVITES (Version 01.0) CONTENTS Paragraphs Page I. Introduction A. Background B. Objectives II. Scope and applicability III. Terms and definitions IV. General guidelines V. Specific guidelines... 4 SECTION A. Description of project activity 5 SECTION B. Application of selected approved baseline and monitoring methodology 8 SECTION C. Duration and crediting period 14 SECTION D. Risk and safety assessment 15 SECTION E. Environmental and socio-economic impact assessments 15 SECTION F. Site Development and Management Plan 15 SECTION G. Local stakeholders consultation 15 SECTION H. Approval and authorization 16 Appendix 1: Contact information of project participants 17 Appendix 2: Geological storage site 17 Appendix 3: Affirmation regarding public funding 17 Appendix 4: Applicability of selected methodology 18 Appendix 5: Further background information on ex ante calculation of emission reductions 18 Appendix 6: Further background information on monitoring plan 18 Appendix 7: Risk and safety assessment 18 Appendix 8: Environmental and socio-economic impact assessments 18 Appendix 9: Summary of post registration changes 18
2 Page 2 I. Introduction A. Background 1. The Executive Board of the clean development mechanism (CDM) (hereinafter referred to as the Board) adopted at its sixty fifth meeting the Clean development mechanism project standard (hereinafter referred to as the Project standard) along with other regulatory documents as deliverables of objective 3 ( Clarification, consolidation and enhancement of the consistencies of all the existing regulatory decisions of the board that relate to validation and verification of project activities ) of the CDM management plan The Project standard contains requirements for project participants to comply with in designing as well as in implementing any type of CDM project activities and programme of activities (PoA) and monitoring greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions by sources or GHG removals by sinks. 3. The Project standard requires project participants to prepare a project design document (PDD) for the proposed CDM project activity (hereinafter referred to as the project activity) by completing a PDD form (F-CDM-CCS-PDD) and providing all necessary information and documentation to demonstrate compliance of the project activity with all applicable CDM rules and requirements. B. Objectives 4. The objectives of the Guidelines for completing the project design document form for carbon capture and storage CDM project activities (hereinafter referred to as these guidelines) are to: Assist project participants in completing the Project design document form for carbon capture and storage CDM project activities (F-CDM-CCS-PDD) for their project activities; Improve the quality and consistency of PDDs prepared by project participants and submitted in the CDM project cycle. II. Scope and applicability 5. These guidelines and the related F-CDM-CCS-PDD, are only applicable to CDM carbon capture and storage (CCS) project activities. Separate guidelines and forms are applicable to large-scale project activities, small-scale project activities, A/R project activities, small-scale A/R project activities and PoAs. 6. These guidelines contain recommendations for project participants on how to complete F-CDM-CCS-PDD. 7. If project participants wish to propose a new baseline and monitoring methodology(ies) for a CDM CCS project activity, they are required to complete the form Proposed new baseline and monitoring methodologies for CCS in accordance with the applicable guidelines and submit it, together with an F-CDM-CCS-PDD with sections A-C completed, in accordance with applicable procedure for the submission and consideration of a proposed new baseline and monitoring methodology.
3 Page 3 III. Terms and definitions 8. In addition to the definitions contained in Glossary of CDM Terms, the following terms are used in these guidelines: Should is used to indicate that among several possibilities, one course of action is recommended as particularly suitable; May is used to indicate what is permitted. IV. General guidelines 9. When designing a project activity and completing the F-CDM-CCS-PDD, in addition to applying the Project standard and selected approved CCS baseline and monitoring methodology(ies) (hereinafter referred to as the selected methodology(ies)), project participants should also consult the Rules and References section of the UNFCCC CDM website <http://cdm.unfccc.int/>. This section contains all regulatory documents for the CDM, such as standards (including methodologies and tools), procedures, guidelines, clarifications, forms and the Glossary of CDM terms. 10. In cases where the Project standard requires project participants to document in a revised PDD changes occurred to the project activity after its registration, in accordance with applicable provisions related to post registration changes, the changes should be documented in all relevant sections of the F-CDM-CCS-PDD in the following manner: In cases where the changes involve corrections of inaccurate project information or parameters, or where the project activity was never implemented in accordance with the description in the registered PDD the original information may be overwritten with the correct information; In cases where the changes occur after the project activity was implemented in accordance with the description in the registered PDD (including changes that have not yet occurred) the original information should be retained and changes should be documented with additional text to the original information, clearly indicating the changes. 11. In addition to the provisions in paragraph 10 above, project participants should provide a summary of the changes, including the reasons for the changes and any additional information relating to the changes, in Appendix 7 of the F-CDM-CCS-PDD. 12. Where a PDD contains information that the project participants wish to be treated as confidential/proprietary, project participants are required to submit documentation in two versions: One version where all parts containing confidential/proprietary information are made illegible (e.g. by covering those parts with black ink) so that the version can be made publicly available without displaying confidential/proprietary information; A second version containing all information that is to be treated as strictly confidential/proprietary by all parties handling this documentation (designated operational entities (DOEs) and applicant entities (AEs), Board members and alternate members; panel/committee and working group members, external experts requested to consider such documents in support of work for the Board; the secretariat). 13. Information used to: demonstrate additionality; describe the application of a selected methodology(ies); and (c) support the environmental and socio-economic impact assessment; is not be
4 Page 4 considered proprietary or confidential. Any data, values and formulae included in electronic spreadsheets provided must be accessible and verifiable. 14. The F-CDM-CCS-PDD must be completed in English, and all attached documents must be in English or contain a full translation of relevant sections into English. 15. The F-CDM-CCS-PDD must be completed using the same format without modifying its font, headings or logo, and without any other alteration to the form. 16. Tables and their columns in the F-CDM-CCS-PDD may not be modified or deleted, but rows may be added, as needed. Additional appendices may be added. 17. If a section of the F-CDM-CCS-PDD is not applicable, it must be explicitly stated that the section is left blank intentionally. 18. The format used for presentation of values in the F-CDM-CCS-PDD, should be an internationally recognized format, for example digits grouping should be done in thousands and a decimal point should be marked with a dot (.), not with a comma (,). V. VI. Specific guidelines Indicate on the cover page the following information: (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) Title of the project activity; Version number of the PDD; Completion date of the PDD (DD/MM/YYYY); Project participant(s); Host Party(ies); Sectoral scope and selected methodology(ies); Estimated amount of annual average GHG emission reductions.
5 Page 5 SECTION A. Description of project activity A.1. Purpose and general description of project activity Provide a brief description of the project activity in accordance with applicable provisions related to the description of project activity in the Project standard. Also provide a brief description of (in a couple of paragraphs): The scenario existing prior to the implementation of the project activity including, where applicable, the type of facility where the project activity will take place or replace; The baseline scenario, as established in section B.4. The full description of the technologies and measures and baseline scenario are to be provided in sections A.4and B.4 below. If the baseline scenario is the same as existing or historical land-use scenario, there is no need to repeat the description of the scenarios, but only to state that both are the same. Provide the estimate of annual average and total GHG emission reductions for the chosen crediting period. Include a brief description of how the project activity contributes to sustainable development (not more than one page). A.2. Location of project activity A.2.1. Host Party(ies) A.2.2. Region/State/Province etc. A.2.3. City/Town/Community etc. A.2.4. Physical/Geographical location and boundaries Provide details of the physical/geographical location of the project activity, including information allowing the unique identification of project activity and a map showing at least the outer geographical boundaries of the project activity and indicating any borders between countries. A.3. Geological storage site Provide a detailed description of the selection and characterization of the geological storage site(s), in accordance with appendix B of the Modalities and procedures for carbon dioxide capture and storage in geological formations as clean development mechanism project activities (CCS modalities and procedures) (decision 10/CMP.7). Describe and reference the data and information used in performing the characterization and selection of the geological storage site. Where relevant, provide additional background information and/or data in Appendix 2: below.
6 Page 6 A.4. Technologies and measures Describe the technologies and measures to be employed and/or implemented by the project activity, including a list of the facilities, systems and equipment that will be installed and/or modified by the project activity. This includes: (c) Also provide a list of: (d) A list and the arrangement of the main manufacturing/production technologies, systems and equipment involved. Include in the description information about the age and average lifetime of the equipment based on manufacturer s specifications and industry standards, and existing and forecast installed capacities, load factors and efficiencies. The monitoring equipments and their location in the systems are of particular importance; Energy and mass flows and balances of the systems and equipment included in the project activity; The types and levels of services (normally in terms of mass or energy flows) provided by the systems and equipment that are being modified and/or installed under the project activity and their relation, if any, to other manufacturing/production equipment and systems outside the project boundary. The types and levels of services provided by those manufacturing/production systems and equipment outside the project boundary may also constitute important parameters of the description. The description should clearly explain how the same types and levels of services provided by the project activity would have been provided in the baseline scenario. Facilities, systems and equipment in operation under the existing scenario prior to the implementation of the project activity; (e) Facilities, systems and equipment in the baseline scenario, as established in section B.4 below. If the baseline scenario is a continuation of current practice, thus identical to the scenario existing prior to the implementation of the project activity, there is no need to repeat the description of the scenarios, only state that both are the same. Do not provide information that is not essential to understanding the purpose of the project activity and how it allows for GHG emission reductions. Information related to equipments, systems and activities that are auxiliary to the main scope of the project activity and do not affect directly or indirectly GHG emission reductions should not be included. Include a description of how the technologies and measures and know-how to be used are transferred to the host Party(ies).
7 Page 7 A.5. Environmental and socio-economic conditions Describe the present environmental and socio-economic conditions of the area, including: The hydrology, aquifer and groundwater properties, such as acidity and dissolved gases; Where appropriate, the soils and soil gas properties, such as a carbon dioxide isotope analysis and carbon dioxide flux rate; (c) The ecosystems and the possible presence of rare or endangered or sensitive species and their habitats; and (d) Climatic data. A.6. Parties and project participants List in the table below Party(ies) and project participants involved in the project activity and provide contact information in Appendix 1: below. Party involved (host) indicates a host Party Private and/or public entity(ies) project participants (as applicable) Indicate if the Party involved wishes to be considered as a project participant (Yes/No) Party A (host) Party B Private entity A Public entity A Private entity B Public entity B Note: When the F-CDM-CCS-PDD is prepared to support a proposed new baseline and monitoring methodology, at least the host Party(ies) and any known project participant(s) (e.g. those proposing a new methodology) shall be identified. A.7. Public funding of project activity Indicate whether the project activity receives public funding from Parties included in Annex I. If so: Provide information on Parties providing public funding; Attach in Appendix 2: below the affirmation obtained from such Parties in accordance with applicable provisions related to official development assistance in the Project standard. Note: When the F-CDM-CCS-PDD is completed in support of a proposed new methodology, it is to be indicated whether public funding from Parties included in Annex I is likely to be provided, indicating the Parties to the extent possible.
8 Page 8 A.8. Financial provisions Describe the financial provision(s) that have been established in accordance with the requirements set out in appendix B of the CCS modalities and procedures (decision 10/CMP.7). A.9. Provisions for liability Describe how the liability obligations arising from the proposed CCS project activity or its geological storage site are allocated during the operational phase, closure phase and post-closure phase in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations by the host country(ies) and the requirements set out in appendix B of the CCS modalities and procedures (decision 10/CMP.7). A.10. Applicable laws and regulations Provide an overview of the laws and regulations related to CCS that are applicable in the region where the CCS project activity is implemented and describe how the laws and regulation address the participation requirements set out in paragraph 8 of the CCS modalities and procedures (decision 10/CMP.7). SECTION B. Application of selected approved baseline and monitoring methodology B.1. Reference of methodology Indicate the exact reference (number, title, version) of: The selected methodology(ies); and Any tools and other methodologies to which the selected methodology(ies) refer (e.g. Tool for demonstration and assessment of additionality (Version )). Refer to the UNFCCC CDM website for the exact reference of an approved baseline and monitoring methodology(ies) and tool(s). B.2. Applicability of methodology Justify the choice of the selected methodology(ies) by showing that the project activity meets each applicability condition of the methodology(ies). Explain the documentation that has been used as a basis for justification and provide the references or include the documentation in Appendix 4: below. B.3. Project boundary In addition to the table, present a flow diagram of the project boundary, physically delineating the project activity, based on the description provided in section A.4. Include in the flow diagram the equipment, systems and flows of mass and energy described in that section. In particular, indicate in the diagram the emission sources and GHGs included in the project boundary and the data and parameters to be monitored. Document in a transparent manner the vertical and lateral limits of the carbon dioxide geological storage site that are expected when the carbon dioxide plume stabilizes over the long term during the closure phase and the post-closure phase.
9 Page 9 Baseline scenario Project scenario Source GHGs Included? Justification/Explanation Source 1 CO 2 CH 4 N 2 O Source 2 CO 2 CH 4 N 2 O Source 1 CO 2 CH 4 N 2 O Source 2 CO 2 CH 4 N 2 O B.4. Establishment and description of baseline scenario Explain how the baseline scenario is established in accordance with the selected methodology(ies) and applicable provisions for establishment and description of baseline scenarios in the Project standard. Where the procedure in the selected methodology(ies) involves several steps, describe how each step is applied and transparently document the outcome of each step. Explain and justify key assumptions and rationales. Provide and explain all data used to establish the baseline scenario (variables, parameters, data sources, etc.). Provide all relevant documentation and/or references. Provide a transparent description of the baseline scenario as established above. Note: The full description of the technologies and measures of the baseline scenario is to be provided in section A.4. Note: Section B.4 and section B.5 below are complementary. Some of the steps undertaken in one section may overlap with the steps undertaken in other section depending on the procedures used to establish the baseline and demonstrate the additionality. If the Combined tool to identify the baseline scenario and demonstrate additionality is used, the same information need not be replicated in both the sections. In this case make a reference to the other section where description is contained.
10 Page 10 B.5. Demonstration of additionality Demonstrate that the project activity is additional in accordance with the selected methodology(ies), tool(s) and applicable provisions for demonstration of additionality in the Project standard. Where the procedure in the selected methodology(ies) and/or tool involves several steps, describe how each step is applied and transparently document the outcome of each step. Indicate clearly the method selected to demonstrate additionality (e.g. investment analysis or barrier analysis). Present in a transparent manner, in the form or in a separate appendix, with all data used (variables, parameters, data sources, etc.), how the additionality of the project activity is demonstrated. Where investment analysis is used, list all relevant assumptions and parameters used in the analysis should be listed. Where benchmark analysis is used, clearly indicate the benchmark. Where cost comparison is used, describe the scenarios compared. Where the barriers are involved in demonstrating additionality, only select the most relevant barriers. With key facts and/or assumptions and the rationale, justify the credibility of the barriers. Provide relevant documentation or references. If the start date of the project activity is prior to the date of publication of the PDD for the global stakeholder consultation, provide evidence of the prior consideration of the CDM in accordance with applicable provisions related to the demonstration of prior consideration of the CDM in the Project standard. B.6. Emission reductions B.6.1. Explanation of methodology Explain how the methods or methodological steps in the selected methodology(ies), for calculating baseline emissions, project emissions, leakage and emission reductions are applied. Clearly state which equations will be used in calculating emission reductions. Explain and justify all relevant methodological choices, including: (c) Where the methodology(ies) include different scenarios or cases, indicate and justify which scenario or case applies to the project activity; Where the methodology(ies) provide different options to choose from, indicate and justify which option is chosen for the project activity; Where the methodology(ies) allow different default values, indicate and justify which of the default values have been chosen for the project activity. B.6.2. Data and parameters fixed ex ante Include a compilation of information on the data and parameters that are not monitored during the crediting period but are determined before the registration and remain fixed throughout the crediting period. Data that may be updated during the crediting period or that become available only after the registration of the project activity (e.g. measurements after the implementation of the project activity) should not be included here but in the table in section B.7.1. The compilation of information may include data that are measured or sampled, and data that are collected from other sources (e.g. official statistics, expert judgment, proprietary data, IPCC, commercial and scientific literature, etc.). Data that are calculated with equations provided in the selected methodology(ies) or default values specified in the methodology(ies) should not be included in the compilation.
11 Page 11 (c) For each piece of data or parameter, complete the table below, following these instructions: (c) (d) Value(s) applied : Provide the value applied. Where a time series of data is used, where several measurements are undertaken or where surveys have been conducted, provide detailed information in Appendix 5: below. To report multiple values referring to the same data and parameter, use one table. If necessary, reference(s) to electronic spreadsheets may be used; Choice of data : Indicate and justify the choice of data source. Provide clear and valid references and, where applicable, additional documentation in Appendix 5: below; Measurement methods and procedures : Where values are based on measurement, include a description of the measurement methods and procedures applied (e.g. which standards have been used), indicate the responsible person/entity that undertook the measurement, the date of the measurement and the measurement results. More detailed information can be provided in Appendix 5: below; Purpose of data : Choose one of the following: (i) Calculation of baseline emissions; (ii) Calculation of project emissions; (iii) Calculation of leakage. (Copy this table for each data and parameter.) Data / Parameter Unit Description Source of data Value(s) applied Choice of data or Measurement methods and procedures Purpose of data Additional comment
12 Page 12 B.6.3. Ex ante calculations of emission reductions Provide a transparent ex ante calculation of baseline emissions, project emissions, and leakage expected during the crediting period, applying all relevant equations provided in the selected methodology(ies). For data or parameters available before validation, use values contained in the table in section B.6.2 above. For data/parameters not available before validation and monitored during the crediting period, use estimates contained in the table in section B.7.1 below. If any of these estimates has been determined by a sampling or numerical modelling approach, provide a description of the sampling or modelling efforts undertaken in accordance with the selected methodology(ies). Document how each equation is applied, in a manner that enables the reader to reproduce the calculation. Where relevant, provide additional background information and/or data in Appendix 5: below, including relevant electronic spreadsheets. Provide a sample calculation for each equation used, substituting the values used in the equations. B.6.4. Summary of the ex ante estimates of emission reductions Summarize the results of the ex ante calculation of emission reductions for all years of the crediting period, using the table below. Year Year A Year B Year C Year Total Total number of crediting years Annual average over the crediting period Baseline emissions (t CO 2 e) Project emissions (t CO 2 e) Leakage (t CO 2 e) Emission reductions (t CO 2 e) B.7. Monitoring plan Through sections B.7.1, B.7.2 and B.7.3 below provide a detailed description of the monitoring plan of the project activity developed in accordance with the monitoring requirements of the selected methodology(ies), the applicable provisions in the Project standard and appendix B of the CCS modalities and procedures (decision 10/CMP.7).
13 Page 13 B.7.1. Data and parameters to be monitored Include specific information on how the data and parameters that need to be monitored would actually be collected during monitoring. Include here data that are determined only once for the crediting period but that will become available only after registration of the project activity (e.g. measurements after the implementation of the project activity) should be included here. For each piece of data or parameter, complete the table below, following these instructions: (c) (d) (e) (f) Source of data : Indicate the source(s) of data that will be used for the project activity (e.g. which exact national statistics). Where several sources may be used, justify which data sources should be preferred; Value(s) applied : The value applied is an estimate of the data/parameter that will be monitored during the crediting period, but is used for the purpose of calculating estimated emission reductions in section B.6 above. To report multiple values referring to the same data and parameter, use one table. If necessary, reference(s) to electronic spreadsheets may be used; Measurement methods and procedures : Where data or parameters are to be monitored, specify the measurement methods and procedures, standards to be applied, accuracy of the measurements, person/entity responsible for the measurements, and, in case of periodic measurements, the measurement intervals; QA/QC procedures : Describe the Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) procedures to be applied, including the calibration procedures, where applicable; Purpose of data : Choose one of the following: (i) Calculation of baseline emissions; (ii) Calculation of project emissions; (iii) Calculation of leakage; Additional comment : State if the data or parameter is monitored during and/or beyond the crediting period(s) of the proposed project activity. Provide relevant further background documentation in Appendix 6: below. (Copy this table for each data and parameter.) Data / Parameter Unit Description Source of data Value(s) applied Measurement methods and procedures Monitoring frequency QA/QC procedures Purpose of data Additional comment
14 Page 14 B.7.2. Sampling plan Describe the sampling procedure in accordance with the selected methodology(ies). Where relevant, provide additional information in Appendix 6: below, including relevant electronic spreadsheets and modelling. B.7.3. Other elements of monitoring plan Describe: The operational and management structure that the project operator will implement in order to monitor emission reductions and leakage generated by the project activity. Clearly indicate the responsibilities and institutional arrangements for data collection and archiving; Provisions for history matching and for determining under which exact conditions the monitoring plan shall conclude that a significant deviation occurred during history matching; (c) When the monitoring of the geological storage site begins. Provide relevant background information in Appendix 6: below. SECTION C. Duration and crediting period C.1. Duration of project activity C.1.1. Start date of project activity State the start date of the project activity, in the format of DD/MM/YYYY, describe how this date was determined, and provide evidence to support this date. C.1.2. Expected operational lifetime and phases of project activity State the expected operational lifetime of the project activity in years and months. Describe the timing of the expected operational, closure and post-closure phases of the project, in accordance with the definitions given in the CCS modalities and procedures (decision 10/CMP.7). C.2. Crediting period of project activity C.2.1. Type of crediting period State the type of crediting period chosen for the project activity (renewable or fixed). For a renewable crediting period, indicate whether it is the first, second or third. C.2.2. Start date of crediting period State the start date of the crediting period of the project activity in the format of DD/MM/YYYY. C.2.3. Length of crediting period State the length of the crediting period of the project activity in years and months.
15 Page 15 SECTION D. Risk and safety assessment Describe the comprehensive and thorough risk and safety assessment that was undertaken in accordance with Appendix B of the CCS modalities and procedure (decision 10/CMP.7), including: The approaches used to conduct the steps outlined in paragraph 9 in Appendix B of the CCS modalities and procedures and the results of the steps; A description of all identified potential risks associated with the proposed CCS project activity, including the capture, transportation and storage of carbon dioxide in a geological storage site, and an assessment of these risks; A description of how the risk and safety assessment provides a basis for: Developing remedial measures, including plans for responses that can stop or control any unintended emissions from surface CCS installations and seepage carbon dioxide, restore the integrity of a geological storage site, and restore long-term environmental quality significantly affected by a CCS project activity (such measures and plans shall accompany monitoring plans); Prioritizing locations and approaches for enhanced monitoring activities; (c) Determining operational data for the application of the Site Development and Management Plan; (d) Conducting environmental and socio-economic impact assessments. Include the communication plan and contingency plan, comprising all the necessary plans to be put in place in case of large incidents, in Appendix 7: below. SECTION E. Environmental and socio-economic impact assessments Describe the comprehensive analysis of the environmental and socio-economic impacts of the project activity in accordance with appendix B to the CCS modalities and procedures (decision 10/CMP.7), including an assessment of potential transboundary impacts, a description of the planned monitoring and remedial measures to address any environmental and socio-economic impacts identified and conclusions from the overall assessment. Draw upon the results of the risk and safety assessment. Provide references to all documentation related to the environmental and socio-economic impact assessments. Provide relevant background information in Appendix 8: below. SECTION F. Site Development and Management Plan Describe the proposed conditions of use for the geological storage site, in accordance with appendix B to the CCS modalities and procedures (decision 10/CMP.7). Explain how the geological storage site will be operated and managed, drawing on the information gained from characterizing the geological storage site and the risk and safety assessment. SECTION G. Local stakeholders consultation G.1. Solicitation of comments from local stakeholders Describe the process by which comments from local stakeholders were invited for the project activity. G.2. Summary of the comments received Identify stakeholders that have made comments and provide a summary of these comments.
16 Page 16 G.3. on consideration of comments received Provide information demonstrating that all comments received have been considered and references to all related documentation. SECTION H. Approval and authorization Indicate whether the letter(s) of approval from each Party to be involved in the project activity is available at the time of submitting the PDD to the validating DOE. If so, provide the letter(s) of approval along with the PDD
17 Page 17 Appendix 1: Contact information of project participants For each organisation listed in section A.6 above complete the table below, with the following mandatory fields: Organization, Street/P.O. Box, City, Postcode, Country, Telephone, Fax and , and Name of contact person. Copy and paste the table as needed. Organization Street/P.O. Box Building City State/Region Postcode Country Telephone Fax Website Contact person Title Salutation Last name Middle name First name Department Mobile Direct fax Direct tel. Personal Appendix 2: Geological storage site Provide any further background information related to the selection and characterization of the geological storage site. Appendix 3: Affirmation regarding public funding If applicable, attach the affirmation obtained from Parties providing public funding to the project activity.
18 Page 18 Appendix 4: Applicability of selected methodology Provide any further background information on the applicability of the selected methodology(ies). Appendix 5: Further background information on ex ante calculation of emission reductions Provide any further background information on the ex ante estimation of emission reductions. This may include data, measurement results, data sources, etc. Appendix 6: Further background information on monitoring plan Provide any further background information used in the development of the monitoring plan. This may include tables with time series data, additional documentation of measurement equipment, procedures, numerical modelling, history matching, etc. Appendix 7: Risk and safety assessment Provide any further background information to the thorough and comprehensive risk and safety assessment and include here the communication and contingency plan. Appendix 8: Environmental and socio-economic impact assessments Provide any further background information to the environmental and socio-economic impact assessments. Appendix 9: Summary of post registration changes Provide a summary of the post registration changes. Version Date Nature of revision May 2012, Initial adoption. Decision Class: Regulatory Document Type: Guideline Business Function: Registration History of the document
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