Manufacture of other inorganic basic chemicals - Manufacture of chlorine




NACE Macro-Sector: C - Manufacturing

Level 2: C22

Level 3: C20.3

Level 4: C20.1.5

Description:
• Manufacture of carbon black • Manufacture of disodium carbonate (soda ash) • Manufacture of chlorine CPA codes: • Carbon black: 20.13.21.30 • Disodium carbonate (soda ash): 20.13.43.10 • Chlorine: 20.13.21.13


Climate Change Mitigation

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)


Climate Change Adaptation









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