AMS-I.D.: Grid connected renewable electricity generation --- Version 17.0

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Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (287 KB)

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Version number
17.0
Scale Small scale
Status Not Active (old version)
Validity Valid from 17 Jun 11 to 27 Nov 14
Requests for registration can be submitted until 25 Jul 2015 23:59:59 GMT

Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Clarification regarding baseline calculation in the case of a Greenfield project and provision of leakage in the case of a PoA for AMS-I.F (submitted 06 Jul 11): SSC_547 (198 KB)
Clarification on the treatment of capacity addition in the case of wind energy projects under AMS-I.D (submitted 21 Jul 11): SSC_558 (193 KB)
Clarification on use of AMS-I.D for biogas projects in the context of PoAs (submitted 28 Jul 11): SSC_562 (233 KB)
Clarification on the monitoring requirements for Greenfield renewable biomass energy plants supplying power to a grid (submitted 01 Aug 11): SSC_563 (239 KB)
Clarification on the applicability of AMS-I.F and possibility of the combined use of AMS-I.D and AMS-I.F in one PDD (submitted 08 Aug 11): SSC_565 (231 KB)
Clarification on definition of type of biomass in the context of AMS-I.D (submitted 01 Sep 11): SSC_575 (195 KB)
Revision of AMS-I.C/I.D/I.F for PoA involving biomass sourced from dedicated plantations (submitted 13 Oct 11): SSC_577 (193 KB)
Revision of AMS-I.D for replacement projects and projects supplying electricity to users via grid (submitted 09 Dec 11): SSC_591 (221 KB)
Clarification on the applicability of AMS-I.C/I.D/I.F versus ‘Standard for Application of Multiple CDM Methodologies for A Programme of Activities’ for biomass PoA (submitted 15 Dec 11): SSC_597 (208 KB)
Clarification on the applicability of AMS-I.D for a project activity involving capacity addition and retrofit (submitted 13 Jan 12): SSC_612 (162 KB)
Clarification on the combination of multiple methodologies and technologies for PoAs (submitted 23 Feb 12): SSC_621 (154 KB)
Revision of AMS-I.A/AMS-I.D/AMS-I.F to cover Road Power Generation systems (submitted 11 Feb 12): SSC_622 (176 KB)
Clarification on power density estimation of hydro project implemented in pre-existing embankment (submitted 23 Mar 12): SSC_629 (1046 KB)
Clarification on the assessment of debundling for SSC project activities (submitted 04 May 12): SSC_634 (188 KB)
Clarification on the definition of existing plant for wind power project using AMS-I.D (submitted 14 Aug 12): SSC_652 (341 KB)
Clarification on leakage due to use of imported biomass residues in AMS-I.D projects (submitted 08 Aug 12): SSC_653 (112 KB)
Clarification on the debundling rule under a PoA (submitted 07 Sep 12): SSC_657 (110 KB)
Clarification on the penalty in case of instrument breakdown when calibration was overdue (submitted 23 Sep 13): SSC_696 (151 KB)
Previous Versions
Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (289 KB)
Version number 16.0
Validity Valid from 11 Jun 10 to 16 Jun 11
Requests for registration can be submitted until 17 Feb 2012 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Request for clarification on a new reservoir (submitted 23 Jun 10): SSC_437 (199 KB)
Revision to include cover crops of short-cycle cellulosic biomass from non-dedicated plantations (submitted 19 Jul 10): SSC_454 (235 KB)
Applicability of AMS-I.D/AMS-I.F for wind power projects feeding power to manufacturing unit of the wind project developer (submitted 19 Aug 10): SSC_466 (226 KB)
Monitoring of electricity generation in AMS-I.D (submitted 20 Sep 10): SSC_470 (207 KB)
Clarification on demonstration of the remaining lifetime of the replaced equipment under AMS-I.D (submitted 07 Oct 10): SSC_482 (172 KB)
Clarification on historical electricity generation calculation under AMS-I.D (submitted 07 Oct 10): SSC_483 (198 KB)
Clarification on the applicability of AMS-III.D to a dry cattle feedlot baseline treatment system (submitted 13 Oct 10): SSC_485 (208 KB)
Revision of AMS-I.D´s classification for intermittent and non-dispatchable nature of power generation activities and related combined margin calculation (submitted 22 Oct 10): SSC_486 (222 KB)
Clarification on the applicability of “Guidelines for demonstrating additionality of renewable energy projects =< 5 MW and energy efficiency projects with energy savings <= 20 GWH per year” to landfill gas projects (submitted 13 Dec 10): SSC_499 (203 KB)
Clarification on leakage estimation for project activities using biomass briquettes (submitted 11 Jan 11): SSC_504 (177 KB)
Clarification on the applicability of AMS-I.D to a retrofit project activity with no or partial historical data (submitted 11 Feb 11): SSC_513 (216 KB)
Biogas electricity/heat generation from stockpiled food waste on a stand-alone basis (submitted 01 Feb 11): SSC_516 (180 KB)
Clarification on the requirements of AMS-I.C/AMS-I.D for a co-fired project producing electricity (submitted 05 Feb 11): SSC_517 (226 KB)
Applicability of AMS-I.D versus AMS-I.F to a project activity supplying electricity to an isolated system (submitted 15 Feb 11): SSC_521 (202 KB)
Clarification on the maximum output capacity for a project activity applying AMS-I.D (submitted 02 Apr 11): SSC_530 (214 KB)
Clarification on the use of multiple methodologies for PoA (AMS-I.D and AMS-I.F / AMS-III.F, AMS-III.G and AMS-III.H) (submitted 23 May 11): SSC_537 (175 KB)
Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (267 KB)
Version number 15.0
Validity Valid from 30 Oct 09 to 10 Jun 10
Requests for registration can be submitted until 10 Feb 2011 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Degummed and neutralized oil as biomass (submitted 18 Nov 09): SSC_368 (242 KB)
Clarification on the monitoring of net electricity in AMS-I.D (submitted 07 Dec 09): SSC_371 (205 KB)
Revision of AMS-I.D to include an additional option for EGestimated,y determination (submitted 05 Jan 10): SSC_378 (255 KB)
Clarification on the distinction between a new and existing reservoir (submitted 19 Mar 10): SSC_398 (196 KB)
Clarification on the thresholds' criteria for qualifying limits for bundled SSC CDM project activities (submitted 10 Mar 10): SSC_400 (205 KB)
Monitoring of electricity supplied to grid connected users in AMS-I.D (submitted 26 Mar 10): SSC_409 (230 KB)
Applicability of AMS-I.D to grid connected biomass integrated gasification combined cycle (BIGCC) plant (submitted 11 May 10): SSC_419 (480 KB)
Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (79 KB)
Version number 14.0
Validity Valid from 31 Jul 09 to 29 Oct 09
Requests for registration can be submitted until 29 Jun 2010 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Clarification on the 15 MW eligibility limit for small-scale renewable energy projects (submitted 02 Aug 09): SSC_338 (152 KB)
Clarification regarding the consideration of biomass assessment and leakage under AMS-I.D (submitted 18 Nov 09): SSC_366 (326 KB)
Revision of AMS-I.D for renewable energy units delivering power to newly developed grids in the context of a PoA (submitted 21 Dec 09): SSC_377 (240 KB)
Revision to AMS-I.D to include cover crops of short-cycle cellulosic biomass from non-dedicated plantations (submitted 17 Jan 10): SSC_380 (270 KB)
Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (298 KB)
Version number 13.0
Validity Valid from 14 Dec 07 to 30 Jul 09
Requests for registration can be submitted until 30 Mar 2010 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Clarification on AMS I.D. v12 on the installation of a backpressure turbine generator to a steam source that is in the baseline set-up (submitted 07 Jan 08): SSC_154 (139 KB)
Fossil fuel combustion in hydro projects (submitted 28 Jan 08): SSC_159 (138 KB)
Power output to grid in hydro projects (submitted 27 Feb 08): SSC_164 (165 KB)
Clarification on use of AMS-I.C and AMS-I.D for a project using biogas from gas water (submitted 19 Feb 08): SSC_173 (173 KB)
Clarification Request on Applicability of AMS. I.D. to a Project Activity, Which Will Sell Electricity to a Plant Instead of to a Provincial Grid. (submitted 28 Jul 08): SSC_204 (138 KB)
Applicability of AMS-I.D to a cogeneration project activity operating only in electricity generation mode (submitted 25 Aug 08): SSC_224 (163 KB)
Clarification on the use of alternative biomass type than stated in the PDD applying AMS-I.D (submitted 31 Aug 08): SSC_227 (145 KB)
Applicability of AMS-I.D for project activity using biomass sourced from another country and using bunker fuel for the biomass transportation (submitted 13 Nov 08): SSC_246 (164 KB)
Clarification on vintage of data and survey period for assessment of biomass availability in AMS-I.D (submitted 17 Dec 08): SSC_255 (197 KB)
Applicability of AMS-I.D. and AMS-I.C. to a greenfield cogeneration project that is not implemented by a captive user (submitted 28 Dec 08): SSC_258 (245 KB)
Applicability of AMS-I.D for project activity involving an addition of back-pressure turbine generator in existing cogeneration system (submitted 11 Mar 09): SSC_286 (179 KB)
Change in the amount of CERs from registered PDD (submitted 05 Apr 09): SSC_299 (181 KB)
Is plant oil produced from sustainable plantations a renewable biomass, and is it eligible under AMS-I.D? (submitted 29 Apr 09): SSC_302 (169 KB)
Clarification on installed/rated capacity of hydropower project (submitted 02 Jun 09): SSC_314 (152 KB)
Request for revision on the monitoring of electricity in AMS-I.D (submitted 03 Jun 09): SSC_315 (182 KB)
Applicability of AMS-I.D to a small scale hydro-electric project activity with power density less than 10 W/sq.m (submitted 23 Jun 09): SSC_323 (151 KB)
Clarification on leakage in project activity using animal litter (submitted 13 Jul 09): SSC_328 (146 KB)
Clarification regarding project/leakage emissions from imported biomass (submitted 08 Sep 09): SSC_353 (213 KB)
Clarification on the applicability of AMS-I.D to a project activity utilizing waste heat from a process using renewable energy source (submitted 03 Feb 11): SSC_508 (213 KB)
Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (333 KB)
Version number 12.0
Validity Valid from 10 Aug 07 to 13 Dec 07
Requests for registration can be submitted until 13 Aug 2008 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Clarification on the methodology applicable to the production of biodiesel to be used in heavy vehicles (submitted 29 Aug 07): SSC_122 (139 KB)
Clarification on the Applicability of Methodology AMS I.D. v10 (submitted 24 Oct 07): SSC_141 (152 KB)
Applicability conditions of AMS I.D, version 12 (submitted 03 Apr 08): SSC_176 (139 KB)
Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (208 KB)
Version number 11.0
Validity Valid from 18 May 07 to 09 Aug 07
Requests for registration can be submitted until 09 Apr 2008 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Request for clarification on the applicability of AMS-I.D and on the definition of the baseline (submitted 15 May 07): SSC_101 (149 KB)
Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (216 KB)
Version number 10.0
Validity Valid from 22 Dec 06 to 17 May 07
Requests for registration can be submitted until 17 Jan 2008 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (215 KB)
Version number 9.0
Validity Valid from 27 Jul 06 to 21 Dec 06
Requests for registration can be submitted until 16 Feb 2007 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Further clarification on debundling definition as given in paragraph 62 of EB26 meeting report (submitted 20 Dec 06): SSC_076 (151 KB)
Addition of renewable energy capacity as per paragraph 4 of AMS I.D. (submitted 20 Dec 06): SSC_077 (141 KB)
Title Grid connected renewable electricity generation (1556 KB)
Version number 8.0
Validity Valid from 02 Mar 06 to 26 Jul 06
Requests for registration can be submitted until 21 Sep 2006 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Request for clarification on revisions to AMS-I.D. “Grid Connected Renewable Electricity Generation" (submitted 04 May 06): SSC_050 (285 KB)
Kalasin Waste to Energy Project, AMS I.D. Weighted average grid CEF calculation (submitted 07 Sep 06): SSC_065 (179 KB)
Title Renewable electricity generation for a grid (43 KB)
Version number 7.0
Validity Valid from 27 Nov 05 to 01 Mar 06
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Consideration of registered CDM projects in the build and operating margin (submitted 16 Dec 05): AM_CLA_0014 (28 KB)
Criteria for qualifying limits in retrofit/expansion projects in non dedicated power plants (submitted 01 Mar 06): SSC_043 (145 KB)
Title Renewable electricity generation for a grid (143 KB)
Version number 6.0
Validity Valid from 11 Oct 05 to 26 Nov 05
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Bioenergy and the clean development mechanism (submitted 10 Mar 04): SSC_005 (57 KB)
Annex 2 - Avoidance of thermal energy input in small-scale industrial processes (submitted 23 Apr 05): SSC_014 (166 KB)
Clarifications on Type I-Renewable Energy and Type III-Other Project Activities (submitted 01 May 05): SSC_016 (145 KB)
Econergy Brasil-Fortuna (submitted 01 May 05): SSC_017 (166 KB)
Reducing non-rebewable wood energy that causes net carbon emissions from the land-use sector (submitted 07 Jun 05): SSC_018 (148 KB)
Recovery of Methane from Biomass Decay through Wastewater Treatment (submitted 09 Aug 05): SSC_024 (163 KB)
Proposal for a new small scale methodology for hydro electricity for a grid when the project consists of replacement of existing units (submitted 11 Aug 05): SSC_028 (202 KB)
Once calculated the emission factor for the baseline it is not clear if it will be necessary to updated it yearly (submitted 24 Oct 05): SSC_032 (36 KB)
Title Renewable electricity generation for a grid (154 KB)
Version number 5.0
Validity Valid from 24 Feb 05 to 10 Oct 05
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Determination of relevant electricity grid boundaries in India – state grid vs. regional grid vs. national grid (submitted 27 Jul 05): AM_CLA_0001 (146 KB)
Title Renewable electricity generation for a grid (166 KB)
Version number 4.0
Validity Valid from 21 Oct 04 to 23 Feb 05
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Title Renewable electricity generation for a grid (521 KB)
Version number 3.0
Validity Valid from 29 Jun 04 to 20 Oct 04
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Title Renewable electricity generation for a grid (62 KB)
Version number 2.0
Validity Valid from 01 Dec 03 to 28 Jun 04
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Title Electricity generation for a system (147 KB)
Version number 1.0
Validity Valid from 31 Oct 02 to 30 Nov 03
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Clarification on the penalty in case of instrument breakdown when calibration was overdue (submitted 23 Sep 13): SSC_696 (151 KB)

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