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22. For the purposes of the quantification of the GHG emission reductions attributable to a project, the promoter must calculate the GHG emissions in the project scenario attributable to fossil fuel consumption using Equation 9:

Equation 9

Where:

PE = GHG emissions in the project scenario attributable to fossil fuel consumption, in metric tonnes CO2 equivalent;

f = Type of fossil fuel;

n = Number of types of fossil fuel;

FFf = Total quantity of fossil fuel f consumed, expressed

— in kilograms, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a mass;

— in cubic metres at standard conditions, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of gas;

— in litres, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of liquid;

EFCO2,f = CO2 emission factor for fossil fuel f specified in Tables 1-3 to 1-8 of QC.1.7 in Schedule A.2 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere (chapter Q-2, r. 15), expressed

— in kilograms of CO2 per kilogram, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a mass;

— in kilograms of CO2 per cubic metre at standard conditions, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of gas;

— in kilograms of CO2 per litre, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of liquid;

10-3 = Conversion factor, kilograms to metric tonnes;

EFCH4,f = CH4 emission factor for fossil fuel f specified in Tables 1-3 to 1-8 of QC.1.7 in Schedule A.2 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere, expressed

— in grams of CH4 per kilogram, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a mass;

— in grams of CH4 per cubic metre at standard conditions, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of gas;

— in grams of CH4 per litre, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of liquid;

GWPCH4 = Global warming potential of CH4 taken from Schedule A.1 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere;

10-6 = Conversion factor, grams to metric tonnes;

EFN2O,f = N2O emission factor for fossil fuel f specified in Tables 1-3 to 1-8 of QC.1.7 in Schedule A.2 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere, expressed

— in grams of N2O per kilogram, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a mass;

— in grams of N2O per cubic metre at standard conditions, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of gas;

— in grams of N2O per litre, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of liquid;

GWPN2O = Global warming potential of N2O taken from Schedule A.1 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere.

In force: 2021-07-15

22. For the purposes of the quantification of the GHG emission reductions attributable to a project, the promoter must calculate the GHG emissions in the project scenario attributable to fossil fuel consumption using Equation 9:

Equation 9

Where:

PE = GHG emissions in the project scenario attributable to fossil fuel consumption, in metric tonnes CO2 equivalent;

f = Type of fossil fuel;

n = Number of types of fossil fuel;

FFf = Total quantity of fossil fuel f consumed, expressed

— in kilograms, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a mass;

— in cubic metres at standard conditions, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of gas;

— in litres, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of liquid;

EFCO2,f = CO2 emission factor for fossil fuel f specified in Tables 1-3 to 1-8 of QC.1.7 in Schedule A.2 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere (chapter Q-2, r. 15), expressed

— in kilograms of CO2 per kilogram, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a mass;

— in kilograms of CO2 per cubic metre at standard conditions, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of gas;

— in kilograms of CO2 per litre, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of liquid;

10-3 = Conversion factor, kilograms to metric tonnes;

EFCH4,f = CH4 emission factor for fossil fuel f specified in Tables 1-3 to 1-8 of QC.1.7 in Schedule A.2 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere, expressed

— in grams of CH4 per kilogram, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a mass;

— in grams of CH4 per cubic metre at standard conditions, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of gas;

— in grams of CH4 per litre, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of liquid;

GWPCH4 = Global warming potential of CH4 taken from Schedule A.1 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere;

10-6 = Conversion factor, grams to metric tonnes;

EFN2O,f = N2O emission factor for fossil fuel f specified in Tables 1-3 to 1-8 of QC.1.7 in Schedule A.2 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere, expressed

— in grams of N2O per kilogram, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a mass;

— in grams of N2O per cubic metre at standard conditions, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of gas;

— in grams of N2O per litre, in the case of fuels whose quantity is expressed as a volume of liquid;

GWPN2O = Global warming potential of N2O taken from Schedule A.1 to the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere.