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§ 2820. Information Requirements for Applications for General and Industry-Specific Certifiers.

20 CA ADC § 2820Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 20. Public Utilities and Energy
Division 2. State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 10. Approval of Technical Assistance Providers and Certifiers
Article 3. Applications for General and Industry-Specific Certifiers
20 CCR § 2820
§ 2820. Information Requirements for Applications for General and Industry-Specific Certifiers.
(a) Any firm that certifies a Registry Participant's greenhouse gas emissions inventory pursuant to Health and Safety Code 42800 et seq. must be approved by the State. An application for approval shall contain the following:
(1) A copy of an insurance policy showing that the applicant has a minimum of one million U.S. dollars of professional liability insurance. If the insurance is in the name of a related entity, the applicant shall also describe the financial relationship between the applicant and the related entity and provide documentation supporting the description.
(2) A one-page description of at least three work products produced within the previous five years. These work products shall have been produced, in part or in whole, by the applicant and shall consist of final reports or other materials provided to clients under contract in previous work. For work products that were jointly produced by the applicant and another entity, the role of the applicant in the work product shall be clearly explained. The work products must demonstrate the applicant's ability to organize and manage a team of technical experts to effectively complete complex work tasks in a timely manner and demonstrate experience in multiple industry sectors for General Certifier applicants, and the relevant industry sector for Industry-Specific Certifier applicants, in each of the following topics:
(A) utilizing engineering priniciples;
(B) estimating greenhouse gas emissions;
(C) developing and evaluating air emissions inventories; and
(D) auditing and accounting principles.
(3) A cover page listing the applicant's name and address, contact person, contact e-mail, and contact telephone number.
(b) Applications shall not contain any confidential information.
(c) All applications, consisting of one original and six copies, shall be delivered in person, by a messenger service, or through the U.S. Mail to the California Energy Commission, Climate Change Program, 1516 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814 by the deadline identified in the request for applications. Electronic mail or facsimile transmissions will not be accepted. Unless otherwise stated, all submittals and correspondence relating to qualifying Certifiers shall also be directed to this address.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 25213 and 25218(e), Public Resources Code; and Section 42870, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 42870, Health and Safety Code.
1. New article 3 (sections 2820-2823) and section filed 9-8-2005; operative 10-8-2005 (Register 2005, No. 36).
This database is current through 4/12/24 Register 2024, No. 15.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 20, § 2820, 20 CA ADC § 2820
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