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Estates management 2018/19 - Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions grid electricity

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Estates management 2018/19

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Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions grid electricity

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Short nameE12CEGE

This field contains data about scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions from grid electricity. The value can be recorded to three decimal places.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All higher education providers (HEPs).

UnitKilograms of equivalent carbon dioxide (kg CO2e)

This conversion will be undertaken by HESA.

Total scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions from grid electricity (kWh) for the whole estate.

The Defra conversion factors and guidance provide the conversion factor that will be used for Energy consumption grid electricity as well as supplemental information.

Electricity supplied through 'green tariffs' will not be considered zero carbon and the average grid electricity carbon factor will be applied. An emission reduction will be applied for any renewable electricity that has been generated and exported to the national grid or a third party at the one year average factor. Please see Page 114 of the Environmental Reporting Guidelines: Including streamlined energy and carbon reporting guidance March 2019.

Mandatory for England Northern Ireland Wales
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Reason required For advice to Government, monitoring progress towards sector carbon targets and for use in producing Capital Investment Framework (CIF) metrics.
Part of
Field length12
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: E12CEGE
Change management notesGuidance has been updated for green gas/biogas in conjunction with BEIS for this field.

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