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Alberta Emissions Offset Registry
Project Details

Project Details
Title: Carbon Reduction Offset Project Project Identifier: 3293-0821

Project Description

The CROP Project is a collaborative effort between Parkland Agri-Services Corp. and EPCOR to create permanent, real, measurable and verifiable greenhouse gas offsets from changes in tillage practices on a year-by-year basis. Individually, farms can only create small reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, which is why the CROP Project intends to aggregate the emission reductions realized from individual farms located throughout Alberta.

The project comprises firstly CROP (Carbon Offset Reduction Projects Ltd.), a company that collects information on tillage practices from participating farms, calculates (quantifies) emission reductions, and prepares these reductions for sale; and secondly, EPCOR, which then purchases the emission reductions.

Upon joining CROP, farmers sign a Record Keeping and Verified Emission Reduction Purchase Agreement which includes a CROP Carbon Field Information Sheet. The CROP Carbon Field Information Sheet is a template used for recording field observations and measurements at the site. Information collected includes information directly relevant to GHG quantifications, as well as other farming-related information with broader applicability. Recorded information is then reviewed and the sheet signed by the representative of the Dealer or CROP and then entered into the CROP data management system.

Project Files

Alberta - GHG Report (2002-2009) - english
Alberta - Verification statement (2002-2009)
Alberta - Notice of Creation (2002-2009)
Registry: Alberta Emissions Offset Registry Type: No-till agriculture
Quantification Protocol: Tillage System Management Status: Active
Authorized Project Contact: None defined Latitude: Not defined
Validator: None defined Longitude: Not defined
Verifier: Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
Emission Offset Project Developer: Carbon Reduction Offset Projects Ltd.
Start Date: 2002-01-01 End Date: 2007-12-31
Estimated potential lifetime emission reductions or sequestration: 2,000,000 t CO2e Estimated potential annual emission reductions or sequestration: 250,000 t CO2 e
Serial Number Vintage Year Company Name Status Quantity
(t CO2 e)
3293-0821 -000-000-004-352 to 3293-0821 -000-000-007-264 2007 Carbon Reduction Offset Projects Ltd. Registered (Project Developer) 2,913
3293-0821 -000-000-060-553 to 3293-0821 -000-000-063-106 2006 Carbon Reduction Offset Projects Ltd. Registered (Project Developer) 2,554
3293-0821 -000-000-048-060 to 3293-0821 -000-000-050-399 2005 Carbon Reduction Offset Projects Ltd. Registered (Project Developer) 2,340
3293-0821 -000-000-036-357 to 3293-0821 -000-000-038-373 2004 Carbon Reduction Offset Projects Ltd. Registered (Project Developer) 2,017
3293-0821 -000-000-025-358 to 3293-0821 -000-000-027-182 2003 Carbon Reduction Offset Projects Ltd. Registered (Project Developer) 1,825
3293-0821 -000-000-015-420 to 3293-0821 -000-000-016-625 2002 Carbon Reduction Offset Projects Ltd. Registered (Project Developer) 1,206
3293-0821 -000-000-000-001 to 3293-0821 -000-000-002-693 2007 Transalta Utilities Corporation Retired 2,693
3293-0821 -000-000-002-694 to 3293-0821 -000-000-004-351 2007 Alberta Power (2000) Ltd. Retired 1,658
3293-0821 -000-000-050-400 to 3293-0821 -000-000-057-566 2006 Transalta Utilities Corporation Retired 7,167
3293-0821 -000-000-057-567 to 3293-0821 -000-000-060-526 2006 Alberta Power (2000) Ltd. Retired 2,960
3293-0821 -000-000-060-527 to 3293-0821 -000-000-060-552 2006 Capital Power (G3) Limited Partnership Retired 26
3293-0821 -000-000-038-374 to 3293-0821 -000-000-045-523 2005 Transalta Utilities Corporation Retired 7,150
3293-0821 -000-000-045-524 to 3293-0821 -000-000-048-059 2005 Alberta Power (2000) Ltd. Retired 2,536
3293-0821 -000-000-027-183 to 3293-0821 -000-000-033-930 2004 Transalta Utilities Corporation Retired 6,748
3293-0821 -000-000-033-931 to 3293-0821 -000-000-036-330 2004 Alberta Power (2000) Ltd. Retired 2,400
3293-0821 -000-000-036-331 to 3293-0821 -000-000-036-356 2004 Capital Power (G3) Limited Partnership Retired 26
3293-0821 -000-000-016-626 to 3293-0821 -000-000-023-130 2003 Transalta Utilities Corporation Retired 6,505
3293-0821 -000-000-023-131 to 3293-0821 -000-000-025-331 2003 Alberta Power (2000) Ltd. Retired 2,201
3293-0821 -000-000-025-332 to 3293-0821 -000-000-025-357 2003 Capital Power (G3) Limited Partnership Retired 26
3293-0821 -000-000-007-265 to 3293-0821 -000-000-013-558 2002 Transalta Utilities Corporation Retired 6,294
3293-0821 -000-000-013-559 to 3293-0821 -000-000-015-399 2002 Alberta Power (2000) Ltd. Retired 1,841
3293-0821 -000-000-015-400 to 3293-0821 -000-000-015-419 2002 Capital Power (G3) Limited Partnership Retired 20
Total Serialized emission offsets for this project that have been Registered (Project Developer): 12,855 , Retired: 50,251
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