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Alberta Emissions Offset Registry
Project Details

Project Details
Title: Reducing GHG Emissions from Fed Cattle Aggregation Project Project Identifier: 6316-4206

Project Description

Beef cattle, in particular, release methane (CH4) as a result of the digestion of feed materials in the rumen. These emissions are called enteric emissions and are a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activities. Other emission sources for cattle include methane and nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions are generated from manure storage and handling within beef cattle operations. A reduction in the number of days beef cattle are on finishing diets, or a decrease in the feed to gain ratio during the finishing stage results in a reduction of these emissions.

Project Files

Alberta - Project Plan (Project # 6316-4206)
AEOR: Alberta – Project Plan (Project # 6316-4206-Update 2014)
Alberta - Project Plan (Project # 6316-4206)
Alberta - Project Report (2012 - 2015)
Alberta - Verification Report (2012 - 2015)
Alberta - GHG Assertion (2012 - 2015)
Alberta - Project Name Change (2016)
Alberta - Offset Project Report (2016)
Alberta - Verification Report (2016)
Alberta - GHG Assertion (2016)
Alberta - Offset Project Report (2017)
Alberta - Verification Report (2017)
Registry: Alberta Emissions Offset Registry Type: Beef Reduced Days on Feed
Quantification Protocol: Reducing Days on Feed of Beef Cattle Status: Active
Authorized Project Contact: None defined Latitude: Not defined
Validator: None defined Longitude: Not defined
Verifier: Brightspot Climate
Emission Offset Project Developer: Trimble Canada Corporation (Agri-Trend)
Start Date: 2012-01-01 End Date: 2019-12-31
Estimated potential lifetime emission reductions or sequestration: 200,000 t CO2e Estimated potential annual emission reductions or sequestration: 10,000 t CO2 e
Serial Number Vintage Year Company Name Status Quantity
(t CO2 e)
6316-4206-000-022-981-935 to 6316-4206-000-022-982-010 2016 Government of Alberta - Ministry of Economic Development of Trade Registered (Others) 76
6316-4206-000-019-229-755 to 6316-4206-000-019-229-831 2015 Government of Alberta - Ministry of Economic Development of Trade Retired 77
6316-4206-000-031-017-047 to 6316-4206-000-031-020-879 2017 TransAlta Generation Partnership Pending Retirement 3,833
6316-4206-000-022-982-011 to 6316-4206-000-022-992-523 2016 TransAlta Generation Partnership Pending Retirement 10,513
6316-4206-000-019-221-667 to 6316-4206-000-019-229-754 2015 TransAlta Generation Partnership Pending Retirement 8,088
6316-4206-000-019-219-441 to 6316-4206-000-019-221-666 2014 TransAlta Generation Partnership Pending Retirement 2,226
6316-4206-000-019-206-841 to 6316-4206-000-019-219-440 2013 TransAlta Generation Partnership Pending Retirement 12,600
6316-4206-000-019-184-706 to 6316-4206-000-019-206-840 2012 TransAlta Generation Partnership Pending Retirement 22,135
Total Serialized emission offsets for this project that have been Registered (Other): 76 , Retired: 77 , Pending Retirement: 59,395

Additional Credits

Serial Number Vintage Year Company Name Status Quantity
(t CO2 e)
There are no emission offsets for this project that have been serialized. Please contact the project developer or authorized project contact.
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