The expected date(s) of on-site visits, with facility address and contact information;
A brief description of expected verification services to be performed, including expected completion date.
Verification services shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
Verification Plan. The verification team shall obtain information from the operator necessary to develop a verification plan. Such information shall include but is not limited to:
Information to allow the verification team to develop a general understanding of facility or entity boundaries, operations, emissions sources, and electricity transactions as applicable;
Information regarding the training or qualifications of personnel involved in developing the emissions data report;
Description of the specific methodologies used to quantify and report greenhouse gas emissions, electricity transactions, and other required data as applicable;
Information about the data management system used to track greenhouse gas emissions, electricity transactions, and other required data as applicable.
The verification team shall develop a verification plan that includes, at a minimum:
Dates of proposed meetings and interviews with reporting facility personnel;
Dates of proposed site visits;
Types of proposed document and data reviews;
Expected date for completing verification services.
The verification team shall discuss with the operator the scope of the verification services and request any information and documents needed for initial verification services. The verification team shall review the documents submitted and plan and conduct a review of original documents and supporting data for the emissions data report.
Site visits. At least one member of the verification team shall at a minimum make one site visit, in the first year of each three-year reporting cycle, to each facility for which an emissions data report is submitted. The verification team member(s) shall visit the headquarters or other location of central data management when the operator is a retail provider or marketer. During the site visit, the verification team member(s) shall conduct the following: