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Document 32014R0743

Commission Regulation (EU) No 743/2014 of 9 July 2014 replacing Annex VII to Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 as regards Minimum frequency of analyses Text with EEA relevance

OJ L 201, 10.7.2014, p. 1–2 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2014/743/oj

10.7.2014   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 201/1


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 743/2014

of 9 July 2014

replacing Annex VII to Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 as regards Minimum frequency of analyses

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC (1), and in particular Article 14(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex VII to Commission Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 (2) determines the minimum frequency of analyses for relevant fuels and materials to be applied by operators for the determination of calculation factors.

(2)

Article 35 of Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 provides that Annex VII to that Regulation is to be reviewed on a regular basis and in the first instance not more than two years from Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 entering into force.

(3)

Annex VII to Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 should be amended to clarify the classification and categorisation of fuels and materials listed therein to improve consistency regarding application of appropriate factors used in the calculation of emissions.

(4)

In the interest of clarity, it is appropriate to replace Annex VII to Regulation (EU) No 601/2012.

(5)

Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(6)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Climate Change Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex VII to Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 is replaced by the text set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 9 July 2014.

For the Commission

The President

José Manuel BARROSO


(1)  OJ L 275, 25.10.2003, p. 32.

(2)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 of 21 June 2012 on the monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 181, 12.7.2012, p. 30).


ANNEX

‘ANNEX VII

Minimum frequency of analyses (Article 35)

Fuel/material

Minimum frequency of analyses

Natural gas

At least weekly

Other gases, in particular synthesis gas and process gases such as refinery mixed gas, coke oven gas, blast-furnace gas, convertor gas

At least daily — using appropriate procedures at different parts of the day

Fuel oils (for example light, medium, heavy fuel oil, bitumen)

Every 20 000 tonnes of fuel and at least six times a year

Coal, coking coal, petroleum coke, peat

Every 20 000 tonnes of fuel/material and at least six times a year

Other fuels

Every 10 000 tonnes of fuel and at least four times a year

Untreated solid waste (pure fossil or mixed biomass/fossil)

Every 5 000 tonnes of waste and at least four times a year

Liquid waste, pre-treated solid waste

Every 10 000 tonnes of waste and at least four times a year

Carbonate minerals (including limestone and dolomite)

Every 50 000 tonnes of material and at least four times a year

Clays and shales

Amounts of material corresponding to 50 000 tonnes of CO2 and at least four times a year

Other materials (primary, intermediate and final product)

Depending on the type of material and the variation, amounts of material corresponding to 50 000 tonnes of CO2 and at least four times a year’


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