New Area Certification
What is New Area Certification? New areas are project areas that are added to (or removed from) a Gold Standard project after it achieves design certification. New Area Certification involves the process of adding or reducing areas into a registered ...
Can New Areas be added to Retroactive Projects?
Under LUF Activity Requirements 2.1.18, New areas added to retroactive projects must follow the requirements for retroactive issuance as per the Principles and Requirements, GHG Emissions Reductions & Sequestration Product Requirements, and LUF ...
Is a site visit required to add New Area?
According to LUF Activity requirements 2.1.17 a site visit and an opinion by a VVB is required to confirm the eligibility of the proposed activities in the new areas. New Areas inclusion can be certified before or during a performance certification ...
Can you indicate potential New Areas in your initial project design?
Yes, all project areas are located within the project region. The ‘project region’ must be identified in the Project Design Document (PDD) and may indicate areas of future project growth through new area certifications.
What requirements must be met to add New Area?
According to LUF Activity Requirements 2.1.17, the inclusion of new areas shall follow the Project Design Certification process as per Principles and Requirements. The Project Developer should assess if the new areas present material differences from ...