GHG and CRC conversion factors

7th July 2016


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Dionne Biddie

Decc has published revised conversion factors for greenhouse gas reporting by UK based organisations of all sizes, and for international firms reporting on UK operations (bit.ly/1UN5neS).

Three sets are available: full – contains all of the available factors for the selected year, and is recommended for advanced users only; condensed – an abridged version for most (new) users, designed to reduce the volume of information they have to navigate to find the factors they want; and flat file – same information as the full set, but arranged for automated processes.

The table of conversion factors for organisations participating in the carbon reduction commitment (CRC) energy efficiency scheme has also been updated (version 6 – bit.ly/1rla3RJ). Under the scheme, participants must measure the emissions from energy supplies for which they are responsible according to the relevant conversion factors.


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