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Key documents

Power point presentations explaining the basic rules for applying the harmonised allocation rules in the 3rd trading period (including examples for specific cases)

During workshops in Member States (end March – end April 2011), a general presentation and 5 case-study presentations were given to explain in a practical way how the allocation rules should be applied.

When consulting these presentations, please always read the "Disclaimer and Copyright" mentioned on the 1st slide of each presentation.

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General presentation on how the allocation rules will have to be appliedpdf(300 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Installation producing chemical productspdf(236 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Installation producing hot metal (integrated steel mill)pdf(363 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Installation producing pulp and paperpdf(212 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Installation being part of heat distribution networkpdf(182 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Installation producing nitric acidpdf(170 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

Guidance documents, Data collection template and Methodology Report relevant for incumbents

The following guidance documents and templates were endorsed by the Climate Change Committee on 14 April 2011.

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General guidance to the allocation methodology (GD1)pdf(430 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Guidance on allocation methodologies (GD2)pdf(1.02 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Data collection guidance (GD3)pdf(735 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Verification of NIMs Baseline Data Reports and Methodology Reports Verification of NIMs Baseline Data (GD4)pdf(233 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Guidance on carbon leakage (GD5)pdf(181 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Cross-boundary heat flows (GD6)pdf(1.21 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Waste gases and process emissions sub-installation (GD8)pdf(740 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Sector-specific guidance (GD9)pdf(3.17 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Data collection templatexls(2.31 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  (EN version, updated on 25 May 2011 to take into account the carbon leakage list revision, although the latter has not yet been adopted)
Please note that operators should always consult the competent authority of the Member State concerned before using this template.
Methodology report templatepdf(106 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
List of recent changes (20 December 2011)pdf(76 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

In order to address some specific cases and complement the explanation contained in the template itself or in the data collection guidance document ("GD3"), complementary instructionspdf(201 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  have been developed.

Guidance documents and templates for new entrants and closures

Be aware that some other Guidance Documents mentioned above (for incumbents) remain valid and/or relevant for the new entrants and closures.

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Guidance document on New Entrants and closures updated with Annex I (GD7)pdf(522 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Guidance document on allocation for mergers and splits (GD10)pdf(342 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
New entrants and closures Template (NE&C template)xls(2.32 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  (please always refer to the Member State to request the translated and Member State specific template) (updated 19/10/2013)
Example procedure for monitoring activity levels and significant capacity changes for the purpose of Article 24(1) of the CIMspdf(36 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  : this is an example procedure, please always refer to the Member State where the installation is situated to learn about the national specificities)
Example procedure Templatexls(636 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

Informal Technical Working Group

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29th meeting24 January 2012Meeting reportpdf(21 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(576 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
28th meeting17 November 2011Meeting reportpdf(20 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(538 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
27th meeting15 September 2011Meeting reportpdf(22 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(751 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
26th meeting10 August 2011Meeting reportpdf(34 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(1.13 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
25th meeting28 June 2011Meeting reportpdf(37 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(1.79 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
24th meeting17 May 2011Meeting reportpdf(20 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(1.76 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
23rd meeting13 April 2011Meeting reportpdf(21 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(2.91 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
22nd meeting04 April 2011Meeting reportpdf(42 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(3.02 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
21st meeting17 March 2011Meeting reportpdf(26 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(4.2 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
20th meeting21-22 February 2011Meeting reportpdf(29 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationzip(154 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
19th meeting31 January 2011Meeting reportpdf(25 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationzip(1 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
18th meeting20 January 2011Meeting reportpdf(14 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(663 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
17th meeting8 September 2010Meeting reportpdf(19 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(597 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
16th meeting3 August 2010Meeting reportpdf(36 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(2.29 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
15th meeting2 July 2010Meeting reportpdf(34 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(506 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
14th meeting10 June 2010Meeting reportpdf(26 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(1.45 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
13th meeting19 May 2010Meeting reportpdf(43 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(1.56 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
12th meeting7 May 2010Meeting reportpdf(40 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(1.43 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
11th meeting15 April 2010Meeting reportpdf(35 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(234 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
10th meeting16 March 2010Meeting reportpdf(35 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(482 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
9th meeting2 March 2010Meeting reportpdf(36 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(418 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
8th meeting16 February 2010Meeting reportpdf(28 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(1.96 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
7th meeting20 January 2010Meeting reportpdf(48 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(7.27 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
6th meeting30 November 2009Meeting reportpdf(32 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(4.67 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
5th meeting5 November 2009Meeting reportpdf(33 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(5.43 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
4th meeting23 September 2009Meeting reportpdf(25 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(1.92 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
3rd meeting7 July 2009Meeting reportpdf(30 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(850 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
2nd meeting16 April 2009Meeting reportpdf(26 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationpdf(121 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
1st meeting13 February 2009Meeting reportpdf(25 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(200 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

Stakeholder consultation

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Stakeholder meeting1 July 2010Presentationszip(3.45 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Stakeholder meeting20 May 2010Meeting reportpdf(50 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(3.13 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Stakeholder meeting17 March 2010Meeting reportpdf(52 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
Presentationszip(3.99 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Stakeholder meeting6 November 2009Presentations
Stakeholder meeting30 March 2009Meeting reportpdf(34 kB) Choose translations of the previous link