Mandatory GHG Reporting - Electric Power Entities

This page updated April 22, 2015


Guidance

  • FAQs: EPE Reporting Requirements: NEW This FAQ document addresses questions related to EPE reporting requirements, including specified source electrical imports, meter data requirements, the qualified export adjustment, renewable electricity and Renewable Energy Credits, and reporting electricity sales into California Independent System Operator (CAISO) markets. Posted April 22, 2015.
  • FAQs: Energy Imbalance Market Transactions ReportingUPDATE  This FAQ document addresses questions pertaining to the CAISO Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) and how certain EIM transfers are reported to ARB. Posted April 22, 2015.

Specified Source Facilities - Registration by February 1

By February 1, 2015, EPEs must register their anticipated specified sources of power that they intend to claim in their 2014 Emissions Data Reports pursuant to section 95111(g)(1) of the Regulation for the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (MRR). All specified sources associated with imported power, exported power, or power used to claim an RPS adjustment, including any zero emission resources, must be registered by February 1, 2015, as well as new and existing anticipated specified sources for asset-controlling suppliers (ACS).

ARB will use this information to calculate an emissions factor for each specified source. The emission factors will be published on ARB’s website and made available to reporting entities in Workbook 1. 

The link below provides the Specified Source Facilities Workbook. Completed Specified Source Facilities Workbooks must be emailed to ghgreport@arb.ca.gov with the subject line:  “Specified Source Registration – [company acronym]” by the February 1, 2015 deadline 


Asset Controlling Supplier

Information related to ARB's Asset Controlling Supplier (ACS) program is posted on the ACS webpage.  

Asset Controlling Supplier - Registration by May 1

Pursuant to section 95111(f) of MRR, electric power entities (EPE) may register with ARB as an Asset Controlling Supplier (ACS).  For entities applying to be an ACS, please submit your application to ARB by May 1st of the year proceeding the data year for which the entity intends to be an ACS. Submission by this date, using the Asset Controlling Supplier application forms is needed to ensure sufficient time to process and review the application for the upcoming reporting year. 


If you have Electric Power Entity questions please contact Wade McCartney, 916.327.0822.


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