GGCS News for 2024

An archive of GGCS News

  • Scheme Rules Updated to Version 4

    The GGCS has updated its Scheme Rules to Version 4. A copy of which is available at the bottom of this news article. They will be uploaded to our website (here) within the next few weeks...

    Posted: 2 July, 2024

  • May 2024 Market Update

    Our May 2024 Market Update is undergoing review to ensure that all slides have been updated. We will issue an update once this has been verified.Please accept our apologies for the delay in publishing this one, we shall endeavour to return to the usual time frame next quarter...

    Posted: 9 May, 2024

  • Reminder for matching RGGOs to the consumption of LNG

    A reminder that members who match RGGOs to the consumption of Liquefied Natural Gas should ensure they have read and understood GGCS Guidance Document 18 - matching RGGOs to the consumption of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)...

    Posted: 9 April, 2024

  • "Getting to Know the GGCS" video interview with Jesse Scharf

    Would you like to know more about the work of the Green Gas Certification Scheme (GGCS), how green gas is produced, and what is involved in tracking green gas?Watch this short interview with Jesse Scharf, Scheme Director, on “Getting to Know the GGCS” via the GGCS LinkedIn Page...

    Posted: 8 April, 2024

  • SBTi FAQ on market based reporting

    The SBTi have updated their FAQs related to market based reporting. In 2022 the FAQ's stated; The GHG Protocol does not allow for market-based approaches to scope 1, so the SBTi likewise does not recognize the use of "green gas" or biogas certificates to reduce scope 1 emissions...

    Posted: 25 March, 2024

  • Workshop on Union Database for Biofuels

    For those interested and effected by the development of the Union Database for Biofuel's there is an essential workshop on April 11th...

    Posted: 12 March, 2024

  • GGCS Guidance Documents

    The GGCS publishes a range of guidance documents for its members on both operational and policy issues...

    Posted: 12 March, 2024

  • DENA Data Breach

    GGCS is aware of a data breach at DENA ( who operate the German biogasregister ( along with a variety of other schemes and projects. Information about the cyber attack in November 2023 is here https://www.dena...

    Posted: 1 March, 2024

  • Guidance from DENA on uses of imported biomethane (updated)

    Follow the link to access guidance from DENA on the use cases for bio-methane imported into Germany - Possible uses of biomethane quantities and certificates – BiogasregisterThis guidance was explored in detail during an recent ERGaR training session - if you are an ERGaR member contact Valentin Cal...

    Posted: 20 February, 2024

  • January 2024 Market Update

    Our January 2024 Market Update is now available (you can download the PDF file below).Update 22/04/2024: updated PDF to v1.1. Page 5: corrected year on latest data for Q4 - should have read 2023, not 2024...

    Posted: 20 February, 2024

  • Webinar on Union Database (UDB)

    For anyone interested in developments around the Union Database (UDB) Eurogas are running a webinar on Feb 7th (details below). The GGCS will also hold a webinar for our members on Jan 20th - please contact Jesse for further details...

    Posted: 18 January, 2024

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