AMS-I.E.: Switch from non-renewable biomass for thermal applications by the user --- Version 10.1

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Title Switch from non-renewable biomass for thermal applications by the user (424 KB)
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Version number
10.1
Scale Small scale
Type I
Status Active
Validity Valid from 28 Nov 19 onwards
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Inclusion of solar electric cookers as a new technology/measure in a PoA applying AMS-I.E and AMS-II.G, and currently distributing improved biomass cookstoves (submitted 27 Jan 20): SSC_773 (101 KB)
Clarification on efficiency of pre-project device for AMS-I.E (submitted 12 Mar 20): SSC_777 (164 KB)
Clarification on the applicability of electric cooking projects in three different situations under AMS-I.E. (submitted 03 Apr 20): SSC_780 (188 KB)
Clarification on applicability of AMS-I.C., AMS-I.E. and AMS-I.I. to a fuel-switch project involving renewable biochar displacing non-renewable biomass in the context of household cooking (submitted 03 Jun 20): SSC_785 (102 KB)
Clarification of AMS-I.E. regarding the displacement of charcoal, emissions of project fuel, and fNRB default (submitted 26 Aug 20): SSC_794 (96 KB)
Previous Versions
Title Switch from non-renewable biomass for thermal applications by the user (582 KB)
Version number 9.0
Validity Valid from 31 Aug 18 to 27 Nov 19
Requests for registration can be submitted until 24 Jul 2020 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Clarification on the applicability of AMS I E version 09.0 for Induction cook stoves project in Nepal (submitted 14 Feb 19): SSC_749 (225 KB)
Calculation of By savings using equation (5) of AMS-I.E. and determine the proportion of woody biomass fuel use through the number of meals in the baseline survey (submitted 02 Nov 19): SSC_766 (94 KB)
Title Switch from non-renewable biomass for thermal applications by the user (569 KB)
Version number 8.0
Validity Valid from 01 Nov 17 to 30 Aug 18
Requests for registration can be submitted until 27 Apr 2019 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Title Switch from non-renewable biomass for thermal applications by the user (481 KB)
Version number 7.0
Validity Valid from 22 Jul 16 to 31 Oct 17
Requests for registration can be submitted until 28 Jun 2018 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Title Switch from non-renewable biomass for thermal applications by the user (358 KB)
Version number 6.0
Validity Valid from 28 Nov 14 to 21 Jul 16
Requests for registration can be submitted until 19 Mar 2017 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Eligibility of an induction cookstove model that is powered by the userís solar generated electricity (submitted 11 Jul 19): SSC_756 (188 KB)
Clarification on efficiency testing of a stove model made by several manufacturers under AMS-II.G. (submitted 11 Jul 19): SSC_760 (154 KB)
Inclusion of solar electric cookers as a new technology/measure in a PoA applying AMS-I.E and AMS-II.G, and currently distributing improved biomass cookstoves (submitted 27 Jan 20): SSC_773 (101 KB)
Title Switch from non-renewable biomass for thermal applications by the user (218 KB)
Version number 5.0
Validity Valid from 03 Aug 12 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 on the applicability of AMS-I.E to methanol as cooking fuel (submitted 15 Aug 12): SSC_651 (107 KB)
Title Switch from Non-Renewable Biomass for Thermal Applications by the User (228 KB)
Version number 4.0
Validity Valid from 29 Apr 11 to 02 Aug 12
Requests for registration can be submitted until 03 Apr 2013 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Revision of AMS-I.E to allow simplified options to determine the quantity of biomass/biogas (submitted 24 May 11): SSC_538 (228 KB)
Clarification on monitoring the quantity of biomass and the fraction of non-renewable biomass under AMS-I.E (submitted 17 Jun 11): SSC_543 (214 KB)
Clarification on the eligibility of SWHs under microscale additionality guidelines (submitted 10 Aug 11): SSC_576 (235 KB)
Clarification on the combination of AMS-III.AO and AMS-I.E for PoAs (submitted 30 Dec 11): SSC_617 (170 KB)
Clarification on the combined use of AMS-I.E and AMS-II.G depending on renewable biomass availability (submitted 10 Apr 12): SSC_624 (175 KB)
Title Switch from Non-Renewable Biomass for Thermal Applications by the User (215 KB)
Version number 3.0
Validity Valid from 01 Oct 10 to 28 Apr 11
Requests for registration can be submitted until 29 Dec 2011 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Revision of AMS-I.E. to simplify and broaden the water purification part of the methodology (submitted 10 Dec 10): SSC_496 (183 KB)
Clarification on establishing baseline for water treatment project activities in AMS-I.E (submitted 14 Jan 11): SSC_505 (190 KB)
Title Switch from Non-Renewable Biomass for Thermal Applications by the User (242 KB)
Version number 2.0
Validity Valid from 09 Apr 10 to 30 Sep 10
Requests for registration can be submitted until 01 Jun 2011 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Clarification on the calculation of the thermal output of a cook stove for applicability of small-scale limit of 45 MWth (submitted 21 Sep 10): SSC_474 (203 KB)
Title Switch from Non-Renewable Biomass for Thermal Applications by the User (193 KB)
Version number 1.0
Validity Valid from 01 Feb 08 to 08 Apr 10
Requests for registration can be submitted until 08 Dec 2010 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications/Revisions* Clarification on the definition of "appliances" in AMS-I.E (submitted 03 Aug 09): SSC_339 (169 KB)
Revision of AMS-I.C to be consistent with AMS-I.E (submitted 29 Sep 09): SSC_356 (585 KB)
Establishing the baseline thermal energy needs in AMS-I.E using literature data (submitted 15 Apr 10): SSC_411 (192 KB)
Monitoring of the thermal energy generated (HGp,y) (submitted 07 Dec 18): SSC_745 (259 KB)
Clarification on end-user information in cookstove sales/distribution records under AMS-I.E and AMS-II.G (submitted 17 Dec 18): SSC_746 (147 KB)

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