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Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-fired Generation of Electricity Regulations (SOR/2012-167)

Regulations are current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2018-11-30. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 5(Paragraphs 21 (2)(b) and 24 (1)(b) and (2)(c) and Subsection 24(4))List of Fuels

TABLE 1

Solid Fuels

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemType of fuelDefault higher heating value (GJ/tonne)Footnote for TABLE 1 Solid Fuels1Default CO2 emission factor (kg CO2/GJ)
1Bituminous Canadian coal – Western25.686.1
2Bituminous Canadian coal – Eastern27.982.1
3Bituminous non-Canadian coal – U.S.25.795.6
4Bituminous non-Canadian coal – Other Countries29.985.2
5Sub-bituminous Canadian coal – Western19.289.9
6Sub-bituminous non-Canadian coal – U.S.19.295.0
7Coal – lignite15.092.7
8Coal – anthracite27.786.3
9Coal coke and metallurgical coke28.886.0
10Petroleum coke from refineries46.482.3
11Petroleum coke from upgraders40.686.1
12Municipal solid waste11.586.0
13Tires31.281.5
14Wood and wood wasteFootnote for TABLE 1 Solid Fuels119.088.0
15Agricultural byproductsFootnote for TABLE 1 Solid Fuels117.0112.0
16PeatFootnote for TABLE 1 Solid Fuels19.3106.0
  • Return to footnote 1The default higher heating values for wood and wood waste, agricultural byproducts and peat are on a totally dry basis. The default higher heating values for the other types of fuel are on a wet basis.

TABLE 2

Liquid Fuels

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemType of fuelDefault higher heating value (GJ/kL)Default CO2 emission factor (kg CO2/GJ)
1Diesel38.369.5
2Light fuel oil38.870.2
3Heavy fuel oil42.573.5
4Ethanol21.064.9

TABLE 3

Gaseous Fuels

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemType of fuelDefault higher heating value (GJ/standard m3)Default CO2 emission factor (kg CO2/GJ)
1Biogas (captured methane)0.028149.4

TABLE 4

List of Fuels for the Purpose of Subsection 24(2)

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemType of fuelDefault higher heating value (GJ/kL)Footnote for TABLE 4 List of Fuels for the Purpose of Subsection 24(2)2Default CO2 emission factor (kg CO2/GJ)
1Distillate fuel oil No.138.7869.37
2Distillate fuel oil No. 238.5070.05
3Distillate fuel oil No. 440.7371.07
4Kerosene37.6867.25
5Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG)25.6659.65
6Propane (pure, not mixtures of LPGs)Footnote for TABLE 4 List of Fuels for the Purpose of Subsection 24(2)125.3159.66
7Propylene25.3962.46
8Ethane17.2256.68
9Ethylene27.9063.86
10Isobutane27.0661.48
11Isobutylene28.7364.16
12Butane28.4460.83
13Butylene28.7364.15
14Natural gasoline30.6963.29
15Motor gasoline34.8765.40
16Aviation gasoline33.5269.87
17Kerosene-type aviation37.6668.40
18Pipeline quality natural gas0.03793Footnote for TABLE 4 List of Fuels for the Purpose of Subsection 24(2)250.12
  • Return to footnote 1The default higher heating value and the default CO2 emission factor for propane are only for pure gas propane. The product commercially sold as propane is to be considered LPG for the purpose of these Regulations.

  • Return to footnote 2The default higher heating value for pipeline quality natural gas is expressed in GJ/standard m3

 
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