NACE Macro-Sector: C - Manufacturing
Level 2: C21
Level 3: C20.2
Level 4: C20.1.4
• Manufacture of carbon black • Manufacture of disodium carbonate (soda ash) • Manufacture of chlorine CPA codes: • Carbon black: 18.104.22.168 • Disodium carbonate (soda ash): 22.214.171.124 • Chlorine: 126.96.36.199
Metric and threshold:
Manufacturing of carbon black and soda ash are eligible if the GHG emissions (calculated according to the methodology used for EU-ETS benchmarks) associated to the production processes are lower than the values of the related EU-ETS benchmarks. As of February 2020, the EU-ETS benchmarks values are: • For carbon black: 1.954 tCO2e/t • For soda ash: 0.843 tCO2e/t Manufacturing of chlorine is eligible if the two following thresholds are met: • Electricity use for chlorine manufacturing is at or lower than 2.45 MWh/t Chlorine (includes both electrolysis and chlorine treatment, threshold subject to periodical update) • Average carbon intensity of the electricity that is used for chlorine manufacturing is at or below 100 gCO2e/kWh (Taxonomy threshold for electricity production, subject to periodical update).