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Information for shipping companies

As a shipping company, you are required to submit a monitoring plan to an accredited verifier for each of your ships by 31/08/2017, specifying the method by which you monitor and calculate CO2 emissions and other relevant information. As from 01/01/2018 you will be obliged to collect the data.

Compatibility of the European Emissions Trading Scheme

The German Environment Agency's new position paper gives advice on structural reforms of the EU ETS, in order to enhance the compatibility of the European Emissions Trading Scheme with interacting energy and climate policy instruments and measures.

German Emissions Trading Authority

The German Emissions Trading Authority (DEHSt) at the German Environment Agency is the competent national authority to implement the market instruments of the Kyoto Protocol.

Stationary installations

Participants in the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) in Germany are operators of large combustion facilities (with a thermal output over 20 megawatts, mostly energy-generating installations) as well as energy-intensive industrial installations.

Emissions trading for aviation

Not only the industrial and energy generating sector, but aviation too are major contributors to global emissions, and their share is on the rise. Aviation has therefore been included in European emissions trading since 2012.

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I do not receive SMS challenges for the log in into the Union Registry. What can I do?

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Geographical scope: Which flights are subject to EU ETS?

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