Guidelines

Methodologies: Standardized Baseline | Large Scale | Small Scale | Afforestation and Reforestation | Small Scale Afforestation and Reforestation | Carbon Capture Storage |   Project Cycle  

Methodology - Standardized Baseline                                                                                                               
Current Version
Guidelines for the establishment of sector specific standardized baseline Ver02.0
EB65 Annex23
Quality assurance and quality control of data used in the establishment of standardized baselines CDM-EB66-A49-GUID
Establishment of standardized baselines for afforestation and reforestation project activities under the CDM CDM-EB70-A10-GUID

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Methodology - Large Scale
   
Current Version
Guidance by the EB to the Meth Panel on guidelines for methodologies for baselines and monitoring plans Ver01.0
EB05 Annex03
Guidance on accounting eligible HFC-23 Ver01.1
EB39 Annex08
Guidance on avoiding double counting of emission sources EB25 Para38
Guidance on bunker fuels EB25 Para58
Guidance on double-counting in CDM project activities using blended biofuel for energy use Ver01.0
EB26 Annex12
Guidance on eligibility of hydroelectric power plants with reservoirs as CDM project activities EB32 Para27
Guidance on eligibility of project activities that produce products whose consumption leads to emission reductions Ver02.0
EB36 Annex16
Guidance on estimating emissions reductions related to fuels savings from project activities that primarily improve combustion efficiency of fuels EB32 Para28
Guidance on expansion of industrial gas recovery methodologies to new facilities Ver01.0
EB46 Annex10
Guidance on IPCC default values EB25 Para59
Guidance regarding methodological issues:
    a. Use of and/or reference to lifecycle analysis in proposed new methodololgies
    b. OM/BM weighting in approved methodologies that use the combined margin approach
    c. Treatment of the lifetime of plants and equipment in proposed new baseline methodologies
    d. Consideration of uncertainties when using sampling
    e. Inclusion / exclusion of emission sources in baseline and monitoring methodologies
Ver01.1
EB22 Annex02
Guidance related to avoided methane estimations EB23 Para27
Guidance related to calibration (monitoring) requirements EB24 Para37
Guidance related to determination of permitted operation conditions (AM0034) EB31 Para27
Guidance related to the submission of methodologies for substitution, recycling, recovery and destruction of SF6 EB38 Para18
Guidance related to use of additionality tool EB31 Para 31
Guidance to calculate adipic acid production in cases where it cannot be measured directly Ver01.0
EB45 Annex13
Guidelines for determining baselines for measure(s) Ver01.0
EB69 Annex 21
Guidelines for objective demonstration and assessment of barriers Ver01.0
EB50 Annex13
Guidelines for completing the proposed new baseline and monitoring methodology form
         Note: To access documents applicable to submissions made prior to 1 April 2013, click here.
CDM-EB66-A25-GUID
Guidelines for sampling and surveys for CDM project activities and programme of activities
       Note: Formerly known as Best practice examples focusing on sample size and reliability calculations
CDM-EB67-A06-GUID
Guidelines for the consideration of interactive effects for the application of multiple CDM methodologies for a programme of activities Ver01.0
EB68 Annex03
Guidelines for the reporting and validation of plant load factors Ver01.0
EB48 Annex11
Guidelines on additionality of first-of-its-kind project activities
      Note: a clarification to this guideline was issued (EB 68, Annex 28)
Ver02.0
EB69 Annex 07
Guidelines on apportioning emissions from production processes between main product and co- and by-products Ver02.0
EB56 Annex09
Guidelines on common practice Ver02.0
EB69 Annex08
Guidelines on the assessment of investment analysis
     Note: A clarification to this guideline was issued CDM-EB73-A08-CLAR
Ver05.0
EB62 Annex05
Guidelines on the consideration of suppressed demand in CDM methodologies Ver02.0
EB68 Annex02
Guidelines to calculate the fraction of methane in the landfill gas from periodical measurements Ver01.0
EB48 Annex13
Eligibility of activities under the CDM EB33 Para30
Further clarification of the application of para. 93 of the 25 meeting of the Board EB34 Para20

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Methodology - Small Scale
Current Version
Attachment B to Appendix B: Acronyms, abbreviations and units of measure ( 4/CMP.1 Annex II) Ver06.0
EB21 Annex22
Demonstrating additionality of microscale project activities CDM-EB60-A25-GUID
General Guidance on Leakage in biomass project activities (Attachment C to Appendix B of 4/CMP.1 Annex II) Ver03.0
EB47 Annex28
General guidelines for SSC CDM methodologies CDM-EB66-A23-GUID
Guidance on bunker fuels EB25 Para 58
Guidance on IPCC default values EB25 Para59
Guidance on proven technologies EB25 Para71
Guidance on responses to clarifications EB25 Para70
Guidance on transfer of know-how and training as CDM project activities EB23 Para80
Guidance related to sum of the size of components of a project activity EB28 Para56
Guidelines for completing the proposed new small-scale baseline and monitoring methodology form      
     Note: To access documents applicable to submissions made prior to 1 April 2013, click here.
 CDM-EB66-A26-GUID
Guidelines for the consideration of interactive effects for the application of multiple CDM methodologies for a programme of activities Ver01.0
EB68 Annex03
Guidelines for sampling and surveys for CDM project activities and programme of activities
      Note: Formerly known as Best practice examples focusing on sample size and reliability calculations
CDM-EB67-A06-GUID
Guidelines on assessment of de-bundling for SSC project activities Ver03.0
EB54 Annex13
Guidelines on the assessment of investment analysis
     Note: A clarification to this guideline was issued CDM-EB73-A08-CLAR
Ver05.0
EB62 Annex05
Guidelines on the consideration of suppressed demand in CDM methodologies Ver02.0
EB68 Annex02
Guidelines on the demonstration of additionality of small-scale project activities
     Previously known as Attachment A of Appendix B to simplified modalities and procedures of small scale CDM project activities
Ver09.0
EB68 Annex27
Non-binding best practice examples to demonstrate additionality for SSC project activities Ver01.0
EB35 Annex34

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Methodology - Afforestation and Reforestation
Current Version
Further guidance related to the registration fee for proposed A/R CDM project activities Ver01.0
EB36 Annex21
Guidance on avoiding double counting of emission sources EB25 Para38
Guidelines for completing the proposed new afforestation and reforestation baseline and monitoring methodology form       
     Note: To access documents applicable to submissions made prior to 1 April 2013, click here.

 CDM-EB66-A27-GUID
Guidelines on accounting of specified types of changes in A/R CDM project activities from the description in registered project design documents Ver02.0
EB66 Annex24
Guidelines on application of specified versions of A/R CDM methodologies in verification of registered A/R CDM project activities Ver01.1
EB68 Annex31

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Methodology - Small Scale Afforestation and Reforestation
Current Version
Guidelines for completing the small-scale afforestation and reforestation baseline monitoring and methodology submission form
     Note: To access documents applicable to submissions made prior to 1 April 2013, click here.
 CDM-EB66-A28-GUID

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Methodology - Carbon Capture and Storage
Current Version
Guidelines for completing the proposed new carbon capture and storage baseline and monitoring methodology form
     Note: To access documents applicable to submissions made prior to 1 April 2013, click here.
 CDM-EB67-A25-GUID

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Project Cycle
         Pre-registration                   
Current Version
Guidelines for completing the small-scale CDM project activities bundling form Ver02.0
EB66 Annex22
     Note: Guidelines for completing the PDD/PoA-DD/CPA-DD forms have been superseded by new forms, click here. For information on grace periods and to access the previous version of forms and guidelines, click here
         Validation & Registration
Current Version
Letter of approval for carbon dioxide capture and storage project activities CDM-EB78-A06-GUID
Guidelines and modalities for operationalization of a loan scheme to support the development of CDM project activities in countries with fewer than 10 registered CDM project activities. Annex III
FCCC/KP/CMP/2010/012/Add.2
Guidelines on the assessment of investment analysis
       Note: A clarification to this guideline was issued CDM-EB73-A08-CLAR
Ver05.0
EB62 Annex05
Payment of a registration fee for a programme of activities (PoA) EB33 Para60
         Monitoring and Issuance
Current Version
Guideline on the application of materiality in verifications Ver01.0
EB69 Annex06
     Note: Guidelines for completing the monitoring report form has been superseded by a new form, click here. For information on grace periods and to access the previous version of the form and guideline, click here.

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