UBO

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Universal Basic Offsets (UBO), is the widest criteria carbon token, accepting most VCS and GS methodologies for credits issued from 2014 onwards. Note that accepted CDM methodologies refer to those which can be converted to Verra or Gold Standard credits.
The following Methodologies are accepted below:
Verra
Gold Standard
CDM
Methodology Number
Description
VM0002
New Cogeneration Facilities Supplying Less Carbon Intensive Electricity to Grid and/or Hot Water to One or More Grid Customers, v1.01
VM0008
Weatherization of Single Family and Multi-Family Buildings, v1.13
VM0013
Calculating Emission Reductions from Jet Engine Washing, v1.03
VM0018
Energy Efficiency and Solid Waste Diversion Activities within a Sustainable Community, v1.03
VM0019
Fuel Switch from Gasoline to Ethanol in Flex-Fuel Vehicle Fleets, v1.01
VM0020
Transport Energy Efficiency from Lightweight Pallets, v1.03
VM0025
Campus Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency, v1.01
VM0040
Methodology for Greenhouse Gas Capture and Utilization in Plastic Materials, v1.03
VMR0004
Revisions to AMS-III.BC to Include Mobile Machinery, v1.03
VMR0005
Methodology for Installation of Low-Flow Water Devices, v1.03
VMR0006
Methodology for Installation of High Efficiency Firewood Cookstoves
VM0001
Infrared Automatic Refrigerant Leak Detection Efficiency Project Methodology, v1.111
VM0014
Interception and Destruction of Fugitive Methane from Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Seeps, v1.01
VM0016
Recovery and Destruction of Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS) from Products, v1.111
VM0023
Reduction of GHG Emissions in Propylene Oxide Production, v1.05
VM0030
Methodology for Pavement Application using Sulphur Substitute, v1.04
VM0031
Methodology for Precast Concrete Production using Sulphur Substitute, v1.04
VM0040
Methodology for Greenhouse Gas Capture and Utilization in Plastic Materials, v1.0
VM0043
Methodology for CO2 Utilization in Concrete Production6
VM0002
New Cogeneration Facilities Supplying Less Carbon Intensive Electricity to Grid and/or Hot Water to One or More Grid Customers, v1.01
VM0008
Weatherization of Single Family and Multi-Family Buildings, v1.13
VM0031
Methodology for Precast Concrete Production using Sulphur Substitute, v1.04
VM0039
Methodology for Use of Foam Stabilized Base and Emulsion Asphalt Mixtures in Pavement Application, v1.0
VM0019
Fuel Switch from Gasoline to Ethanol in Flex-Fuel Vehicle Fleets, v1.01
VM0020
Transport Energy Efficiency from Lightweight Pallets, v1.03
VM0030
Methodology for Pavement Application using Sulphur Substitute, v1.04
VMR0004
Revisions to AMS-III.BC to Include Mobile Machinery, v1.03
VM0018
Energy Efficiency and Solid Waste Diversion Activities within a Sustainable Community, v1.03
VMR0003
Revisions to AMS-III.Y to Include Use of Organic Bedding Material, v1.0
VMR0001
Revisions to ACM0008 to Include Pre-drainage of Methane from an Active Open Cast Mine as a Methane Emission Reduction Activity, v1.08
VMR0002
Revisions to ACM0008 to Include Methane Capture and Destruction from Abandoned Coal Mines, v1.0
Revision
to VM0042 Methodology for Improved Agricultural Land Management, v1.014
VM0017
Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Land Management, v1.014
VM0021
Soil Carbon Quantification Methodology, v1.014
VM0026
Methodology for Sustainable Grassland Management (SGM), v1.114
VM0032
Methodology for the Adoption of Sustainable Grasslands through Adjustment of Fire and Grazing, v1.014
VM0042
Methodology for Improved Agricultural Land Management, v1.014
VM0041
Methodology for the Reduction of Enteric Methane Emissions from Ruminants through the Use of Feed Ingredients, v2.015
VM0026
Methodology for Sustainable Grassland Management (SGM), v1.114
VM0032
Methodology for the Adoption of Sustainable Grasslands through Adjustment of Fire and Grazing, v1.014
VMR0003
Revisions to AMS-III.Y to Include Use of Organic Bedding Material, v1.0
Methodology Number
Description
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AM0038
Methodology for improved electrical energy efficiency of an existing submerged electric arc furnace used for the production of SiMn
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AM0043
Leak reduction from a natural gas distribution grid by replacing old cast iron pipes or steel pipes without cathodic protection with polyethylene pipes
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AM0044
Energy efficiency improvement projects: boiler rehabilitation or replacement in industrial and district heating sectors
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AM0046
Distribution of efficient light bulbs to households
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AM0048
New cogeneration facilities supplying electricity and/or steam to multiple customers and displacing grid/off-grid steam and electricity generation with more carbon-intensive fuels
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AM0050
Feed switch in integrated Ammonia-urea manufacturing industry
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AM0052
Increased electricity generation from existing hydropower stations through Decision Support System optimization
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AM0053
Biogenic methane injection to a natural gas distribution grid
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AM0055
Recovery and utilization of waste gas in refinery or gas plant
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AM0056
Efficiency improvement by boiler replacement or rehabilitation and optional fuel switch in fossil fuel-fired steam boiler systems
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AM0057
Avoided emissions from biomass wastes through use as feed stock in pulp and paper production or in bio-oil production
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AM0058
Introduction of a district heating system
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AM0059
Reduction in GHGs emission from primary aluminium smelters
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AM0061
Methodology for rehabilitation and/or energy efficiency improvement in existing power plants
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AM0062
Energy efficiency improvements of a power plant through retrofitting turbines
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AM0064
Capture and utilisation or destruction of mine methane (excluding coal mines) or non mine methane
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AM0065
Replacement of SF6 with alternate cover gas in the magnesium industry
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AM0066
GHG emission reductions through waste heat utilisation for pre-heating of raw materials in sponge iron manufacturing process
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AM0067
Methodology for installation of energy efficient transformers in a power distribution grid
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AM0068
Methodology for improved energy efficiency by modifying ferroalloy production facility
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AM0069
Biogenic methane use as feedstock and fuel for town gas production
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AM0070
Manufacturing of energy efficient domestic refrigerators
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AM0071
Manufacturing and servicing of domestic refrigeration appliances using a low GWP refrigerant
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AM0072
Fossil Fuel Displacement by Geothermal Resources for Space Heating
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AM0073
GHG emission reductions through multi-site manure collection and treatment in a central plant
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AM0074
Methodology for new grid connected power plants using permeate gas previously flared and/or vented
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AM0075
Methodology for collection, processing and supply of biogas to end-users for production of heat
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AM0076
Methodology for implementation of fossil fuel trigeneration systems in existing industrial facilities
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AM0077
Recovery of gas from oil wells that would otherwise be vented or flared and its delivery to specific end-users
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AM0078
Point of Use Abatement Device to Reduce SF6 emissions in LCD Manufacturing Operations
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AM0079
Recovery of SF6 from Gas insulated electrical equipment in testing facilities
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AM0080
Mitigation of greenhouse gases emissions with treatment of wastewater in aerobic wastewater treatment plants
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AM0081
Flare or vent reduction at coke plants through the conversion of their waste gas into dimethyl ether for use as a fuel
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AM0082
Use of charcoal from planted renewable biomass in the iron ore reduction process through the establishment of a new iron ore reduction system
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AM0083
Avoidance of landfill gas emissions by in-situ aeration of landfills
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AM0084
Installation of cogeneration system supplying electricity and chilled water to new and existing consumers
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AM0086
Installation of zero energy water purifier for safe drinking water applicationt
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AM0088
Air separation using cryogenic energy recovered from the vaporization of LNG
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AM0089
Production of diesel using a mixed feedstock of gasoil and vegetable oil
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AM0090
Modal shift in transportation of cargo from road transportation to water or rail transportation
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AM0091
Energy efficiency technologies and fuel switching in new buildings
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AM0092
Substitution of PFC gases for cleaning Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD) reactors in the semiconductor industry
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AM0093
Avoidance of landfill gas emissions by passive aeration of landfills
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AM0094
Distribution of biomass based stove and/or heater for household or institutional use
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AM0095
Waste gas based combined cycle power plant in a Greenfield iron and steel plant
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AM0096
CF4 emission reduction from installation of an abatement system in a semiconductor manufacturing facility
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AM0097
Installation of high voltage direct current power transmission line
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AM0098
Utilization of ammonia-plant off gas for steam generation
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AM0099
Installation of a new natural gas fired gas turbine to an existing CHP plant
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AM0100
Integrated Solar Combined Cycle (ISCC) projects
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AM0103
Renewable energy power generation in isolated grids
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AM0104
Interconnection of electricity grids in countries with economic merit order dispatch
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AM0105
Energy efficiency in data centres through dynamic power management
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AM0106
Energy efficiency improvements of a lime production facility through installation of new kilns
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AM0107
New natural gas based cogeneration plant
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AM0108
Interconnection between electricity systems for energy exchange
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AM0109
Introduction of hot supply of Direct Reduced Iron in Electric Arc Furnaces
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AM0110
Modal shift in transportation of liquid fuels
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AM0112
Less carbon intensive power generation through continuous reductive distillation of waste
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AM0113
Distribution of compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) and light-emitting diode (LED) lamps to households
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AM0114
Shift from electrolytic to catalytic process for recycling of chlorine from hydrogen chloride gas in isocyanate plants
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AM0115
Recovery and utilization of coke oven gas from coke plants for LNG production
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AM0116
Electric taxiing systems for airplanes
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AM0117
Introduction of a new district cooling system
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AM0118
Introduction of low resistivity power transmission line
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AM0119
SF6 emission reductions in gas insulated metal enclosed switchgear
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AM0120
Energy-efficient refrigerators and air-conditioners
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AM0121
Emission reduction from partial switching of raw materials and increasing the share of additives in the production of blended cement --- Version 1.0
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AM0122
Recovery of methane-rich vapours from hydrocarbon storage tanks
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AMS-III.AU.
Methane emission reduction by adjusted water management practice in rice
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​AMS-III.BE​
Avoidance of methane and nitrous oxide emissions from sugarcane pre-harvest open burning through mulching
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​AMS-III.BF​
Reduction of N2O emissions from use of Nitrogen Use Efficient (NUE) seeds that require less fertilizer application
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Methodology Number
Description
ACM0002
Grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 20.0
ACM0001
Flaring or use of landfill gas --- Version 19.0
ACM0006
Electricity and heat generation from biomass --- Version 15.0