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Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emission Reports


In order to verify greenhouse gas emission reports in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to obtain an approval as a verifier of greenhouse gas emission by the Department of Environment, of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment.

The term “greenhouse gas emissions” refers to the release of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous Oxide (N2O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs) and sulphur Hexafluoride (SF6) into the atmosphere from sources in an installation.

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Every verification body or natural person is eligible to obtain an approval as a verifier of greenhouse gas emission, provided that the Department of Environment is satisfied that the verification body or the natural person:

  • has been accredited as a verifier of greenhouse gas emission by a European accreditation body has gained the appropriate experience;
  • has gained the appropriate experience.

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The approved verifier of greenhouse gas emission report is obliged to comply with the provisions of the Law establishing the greenhouse gases emission allowances trading system and relevant issues (110(Ι)/2011), as periodically amended, and the Directive 2003/87/EC and specifically, among others, to:
  • prepare a report on the validation process;
  • be independent of the operator, carry out his activities in a sound and objective professional manner;
  • use spot-checks to determine the reliability of the reported data and information;
  • take into consideration any effective risk control methods applied by the operator with a view to minimising the degree of uncertainty.

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Related Links

Department of Environment
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Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileEstablishing the Greenhouse Gases Emission Allowances Trading System and Relevant Issues Law N. 110(I) 2011 (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDirective 2003-87-EC.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDirective 2008-101-EC.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileRegulation 600-2012-EU.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileRegulation (EU) 2017_2392.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDirective (EU) 2018_410.pdf

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