Estates Management record 2015/16 - EU Emissions Trading Scheme carbon allowance bought or sold
Estates Management record 2015/16
Fields required from institutions in England
EU Emissions Trading Scheme carbon allowance bought or sold
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This field contains data about the carbon allowance bought or sold as part of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. The value can be recorded to three decimal places.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All higher education providers (HEPs).
|Unit||Tonnes of equivalent carbon dioxide (t CO2e)|
Total carbon allowance bought or sold in phase 3 (tonnes of CO2e) for the whole estate.
Launched in 2005, the EU Emissions Trading Scheme is now in its third phase, running from 2013 to 2020. A major revision approved in 2009 in order to strengthen the system means the phase 3 is significantly different from phases 1 and 2 and is based on rules which are far more harmonised than before. The main changes are:
Further information on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme can be found on the European Commission website.
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
Sector use and benchmarking.
Data type: LENGTH12DECIMAL3Type
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