Emission Factors

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Data or Tool

The List of Grid Emission Factors aims to provide information to be utilized for research and analysis regarding emissions from electricity generation. A "grid emission factor" refers to a CO2 emission factor (tCO2/MWh) which will be associated with each unit of electricity provided by an electricity system. It is a parameter to determine the...

Data or Tool

IGES Grid Emission Factor Calculation Sheet aims at providing a simplified spreadsheet for calculating grid emission factor from the power system based on the approved methodological tool. The sheet will automatically calculate the grid emission factor for the baseline of clean development mechanism (CDM) project activity while entering only...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 2 (Winter 2001)
Sven Graehl
Wolf Fichtner
Martin Wietschel
Otto Rentz

The objective of this paper is to introduce a two-step methodology for determining baselines to evaluate project-based flexible instruments under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, such as the Clean Development Mechanism and Joint Implementation. The methodology includes the application of an optimising energy and material flow model...