“Useful power output” means the electric or mechanical energy made available for use, exclusive of any such energy used in the power production process.
“Useful thermal output” means the thermal energy made available in a cogeneration system for use in any industrial or commercial process, heating or cooling application, or delivered to other end users, i.e., total thermal energy made available for processes and applications other than electrical generation.
“Verification” means the process used to ensure that an operator’s emissions data report is free of material misstatement and complies with ARB’s procedures and methods for calculating and reporting GHG emissions.
“Verification body” means a firm or AQMD/APCD, accredited by ARB, that is able to render a verification opinion and provide verification services for operators subject to reporting under this article.
“Verification cycle” means one year of full verification and the next consecutive two years of less intensive verification for operators subject to annual verification. For operators subject to triennial verification, a verification cycle means one year of full verification, and if elected, the next consecutive two years of less intensive verification. A verification cycle cannot exceed three calendar years.
“Verification opinion” means the final opinion rendered by a verification body attesting whether an operator’s emissions data report is free of material misstatement and a qualifying statement whether the emissions data report conforms to the requirements of this article.
“Verification services” means services provided during verification as specified in section 95131, including but not limited to reviewing an operator’s emissions data report, verifying its accuracy according to the standards specified in this article, assessing the operator’s compliance with this article, and submitting a verification opinion to the ARB.
“Verification team” means all of those working for a verification body, including all subcontractors, to provide verification services for an operator. The lead verifier for the verification team shall be a lead verifier in the verification body.
(205) “Verifier” means an individual accredited by ARB to carry out verification services as specified in section 95131.