Q-2, r. 35.5 - Regulation respecting landfill methane reclamation and destruction projects eligible for the issuance of offset credits

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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.
2021-06-11M.O. 2021-06-11, s. 22.
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.
2021-06-11M.O. 2021-06-11, s. 22.