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1 Integration of NAMAs into the national MRV framework: how to link reporting on emission reductions into inventories Exchange on Institutional Arrangements for MRV Berlin, March 2014 Ralph O. Harthan

2 Outline Introduction Definition of a policy Project-based MRV Ex-post assessment of policies Ex-ante assessment of policies Link to GHG inventories 2

3 Introduction A systematic monitoring of emission reductions from individual climate policies does not take place in Germany The type of MRV of climate policies is dependent on the type of commitment For Germany, the commitment relates to the base year (national targets -40% by 2020 vs. 1990, -80/95% by 2050) The overall effectiveness of climate policy is measured against the GHG inventory which is updated annually. However, several types of assessments of individual climate policies are carried out in different formats partially with a link to the inventory. 3

4 Definition of a policy For the assessment of its effectiveness, a policy needs to be defined clearly in order to cover the relevant scope Does the policy encompass the introduction of a law? The extension? The amendment? Examples: The CHP Act (promotion of cogeneration) was amended several including extension of the lifetime of the law or the inclusion of new large CHP plants The Renewable Energy Act (feed-in tariffs for renewable electricity) was amended several times regarding the applicable feed-in tariffs and different bonuses Renewable Energy Act / Ralph O. Harthan / Eschborn / 6 December

5 Definition of a policy A cut-off date may help Depending on the definition, the policy effect may vary What would have happened in the absence of the policy? Still some construction of renewables or CHP plants? Free riders? Consider potential overlaps between policies leading in the same direction, e.g. the abolition of the natural gas tax and emissions trading both favor less carbon-intensive natural gas-fired power plants Potential double counting Should policies defined for other purposes be considered as climate actions, too? For instance, (the introduction or removal of) fuel subsidies may affect GHG emissions, but be introduced for other purposes Renewable Energy Act / Ralph O. Harthan / Eschborn / 6 December

6 Project-based MRV Example: Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Definition of a baseline scenario (what would have happened in the absence of the project) In the absence of the project on renewable electricity (e.g. wind, solar), the electricity would have been produced by fossil sources (e.g. natural gas, coal) Effect of the policy can be easily calculated: renewable electricity generation * fossil emission factor No direct link to the GHG inventory Not suitable for large policies and for a set of policies interactions need to be taken into account Usually not used for climate policy assessment in Germany 6

7 Ex-post assessment Two types of ex-post assessment Monitoring of physical quantities Estimation of emission reductions Monitoring of physical quantities in Germany, e.g.: Renewable electricity produced receiving feed-in tariff Electricity from cogeneration plants receiving a bonus on top of the electricity price Number and installed capacity of supported micro-chp plants Million of support granted (feed-in tariffs, investment grants, etc.) No direct link to the inventory 7

8 Ex-post assessment Physical quantities do not provide information on the GHG reduction effect. E.g., renewable electricity may displace different kinds of fuels the GHG effect therefore depends on the development of the sector as a whole Ex-post estimation of emission reductions: may be conducted occasionally as a study Example: assessment of emissions trading on the power sector can be assessed by modelling (investment and dispatch of power plants) May be linked to the inventory, depending on the modelling What to consider? Expected or realised CO 2 price? 8

9 CHP agreement Clear indicators were defined before the monitoring CHP electricity production since 1998 Reference values (emission factors) for electricity and heat production Definition of the policy was clear no modelling required No link to the inventory Renewable Energy Act / Ralph O. Harthan / Eschborn / 6 December

10 CHP agreement Renewable Energy Act / Ralph O. Harthan / Eschborn / 6 December

11 Renewable Energy Act Policy effect based on electricity mix No direct link to the inventory Renewable Energy Act / Ralph O. Harthan / Eschborn / 6 December

12 Ex-ante assessment Carried out frequently as part of modelling exercises for GHG projections Reference scenario (no measures) + measure 1 + measure 2 + measure 3 + measure 4 = Policy scenario (all measures) Effects of individual measures can be assessed by conducting several model runs 12

13 Ex-ante assessment Maßnahme/ Umsetzung/ Institution Typ Beschreibung/Ziele (Wirkungsbereich) Umsetzungsstand (Wirkungsbeginn) Direkte Emissionsminderungseffekte Mio. t CO 2 -Äqu. Einführung des Emissionshandels E Kosteneffektive CO 2 -Minderung Abschaffung der Erdgassteuer F Erhöhung der Attraktivität der Erdgasverstromung Entgelt für vermiedene Netznutzung O Ökonomische Verbesserung dezentraler Einspeiser (v.a. KWK) KWKG E E Vergütung von KWK-Stromerzeugung (große Anlagen) Vergütung von KWK-Stromerzeugung (BHKW) 2002, Novellierungen 2008, 2011 und , Novellierungen 2008, 2011 und Förderung von Mini-KWK-Anlagen E Investitionskostenzuschuss für kleine KWK-Anlagen (BHKW) Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz (EEG) R,E Mindestvergütung für die Einspeisung von Strom aus erneuerbaren Energien 2000, mehrere Novellierungen (zuletzt 2012) Stromeinsparung O Verringerung des Stromverbrauchs gegenüber OMS Summe der Wirkungen der Einzelmaßnahmen Summe der Wirkungen der Einzelmaßnahmen (ohne Überlagerungseffekte)

14 Ex-ante assessment Caution: effects may vary significantly depending on other framework conditions E.g. the effectiveness of a carbon tax/emissions trading is also much influenced by fuel prices Regular updating of the assessment may give information on the robustness of the policy Linked to the inventory by projections 14

15 Link to GHG inventories Assessment of the policy as difference between different scenarios is possible Consistency in format necessary Example: fuel use in any sector Scenario 2010 (TJ) 2020 (TJ) Annahme Reference scenario Yearly growth 10% Policy scenario Yearly growth only 5% due to NAMA on efficiency Link back to scenario structure 15

16 Link between GHG inventory and projections Fuel use in the GHG inventory ( ) is consistent in its structure with projection model (power sector) Brennstoffeinsatz [TJ] Inventardaten MODELL MODELL MODELL MODELL Energieträger Braunkohlen Steinkohlen Öl Raffineriegas Erdgas Gichtgas Kokerei-/Stadtgas Sonstige Gase Müll Biogas Biomasse Abwärme Summe Fuel use projections (including policies) can be processed in the inventory format reflection of GHG policies in the inventory PJ 16

17 Thank you for your attention! Ralph O. Harthan Senior Researcher Energy & Climate (Berlin) Öko-Institut e.v. Schickler Str Berlin Phone:

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