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1 VER + Verification Report The World Bank Group Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Report No TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH Carbon Management Service Westendstr Munich - GERMANY

2 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 1 of 17 Report No. Date of first issue Version Date of this revision Certificate No Subject: FifthPeriodic Verification Executing Operational Unit: TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH, Carbon Management Service Westendstrasse Munich, Federal Republic of Germany Project Participant: World Bank Carbon Finance Unit, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA Project owner: Dipol sp. z o.o., ul. Wiertnicza 169, Warsaw, Poland Registration number / Project Title Project - Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Registered by Letter of Confirmation from Polish DFP on Monitoring period: to First Monitoring Report (ver./date) Version 1 / Final Monitoring Report (ver./date) Version 3 / Summary: The certification body Climate and Energy of TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH has been ordered by The World Bank Carbon Finance Unit (Washington, USA) to carry out the Fifth periodic verification of the Puck Wind Farm Project in Poland according to VER+ Standard, as defined in the document Criteria Catalogue: VER+ (version 2.0) CMS Standard GHG 30 (rev 2.0 / ). The Project consists of 11 wind turbine generators with a total production capacity of 22 MW. Generated electricity replaces electricity generated on basis of fossil fuels in Polish national grid. The management of Dipol sp. z o.o. is responsible for the preparation of the GHG emissions data and the reported GHG emission reductions. A document review, followed by a site visit was conducted to verify the information submitted by the project participant regarding the present verification period. Based on the assessment carried out, the verifier confirms the following: the project has been implemented and operated in accordance with the description given in the registered PDD (issued in ). the project is implemented according to the implementation schedule as described in the registered PDD. the actual electricity production was 84% in total of the figure estimated in PDD. It is explained by overall low wind conditions in 2011 in Baltic Sea region and in Poland particulary. the monitoring plan complies with the applied methodology and the monitoring has been carried out in accordance with the monitoring plan. Installed equipment essential for generating emission reductions runs reliably and the meters are calibrated appropriately. The project is generating emission reductions as a VER+ project. The verifier can confirm that the GHG emission reductions are calculated without material misstatements. Our opinion refers to the project s GHG emissions and resulting GHG emission reductions reported, both determined using the valid and registered project s baseline, its monitoring plan and its associated documents. The emission reductions (VER+) have to be included in the Polish Green Investment Scheme (GIS). The generated emission reduction are in accordance sold with Letter of Confirmation issued by the Polish Designated Focal Point (DFD) to ensure that no double counting in connection with the EU-ETS (European Emission Trading Scheme) can appear as electricity generation is also part of the EU-ETS. Based on the information we have seen and evaluated we confirm that the implementation of the project resulted in tco 2 e of emission reductions during the verification period to This is 84% of the estimated ERUs in PDD ( tco 2 e). It is explained by lower electricity production due to overall unfavourable wind conditions in 2011 in Baltic Sea region and in Poland particularly. Assessment Team Leader: Technical Review: Bhai Raja Maharjan Robert Mitterwallner Verification Team Member: Certification Body responsible: Madis Maddison Thomas Kleiser

3 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 2 of 17 Abbreviations AAU Assigned Amount Unit ACM Approved Consolidated Methodology Agat Sub-contractor, electrical installations AIE Accredited Independent Entity (also verifier) ARE Agencja Rynku Energii SA (ARE SA), Energy Market Agency in Poland CAR Corrective Action Request Dipol Dipol sp. z o.o., project operator Energa ENERGA Operator SA, local electricity distribution company ER Emissions reduction ERU Emission Reduction Unit FAR Forward Action Request Gamesa Gamesa Wind GmbH, manufacturer of wind turbines, project operator GHG Greenhouse Gas GIS Green Investment Scheme IETA International Emission Trading Association KP Kyoto Protocol LoA MEGA Letter of Approval Polish subcontractor, civil works provider JI Joint Implementation MP Monitoring Plan MR Monitoring Report MVP Monitoring and Verification Protocol PDD Project Design Document PEP Polish Energy Partners S.A. PP Project Participant RD Reference Document according to paragraph 6 in this Report SD Sustainable Development TÜV SÜD TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH, Carbon Management Service UNFCCC UN Framework Convention on Climate Change VER Verified Emission Reductions VVM Validation and Verification Manual version 2.1 WB The World Bank Carbon Finance Unit WF Puck Wind farm (Puck, Poland)

4 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 3 of 17 Methodology (name / version) CDM methodology ACM0002 Consolidated baseline methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sorces (version 6). Registered PDD: Version PDD August 11, 2006 Revised Monitoring Plan: N/A Version Date Published Monitoring Report Revised Monitoring Report Project documentation link: &Ebene1_ID=49&Ebene2_ID=3170&mode=4 Table of Contents 1 INTRODUCTION Objective Scope GHG Project Description METHODOLOGY Verification Process Verification Team Review of Documents On-site Assessment and follow-up Interviews Quality of Evidence to Determine Emission Reductions Resolution of Clarification and Corrective and Forward Action Requests Internal Quality Control VERIFICATION RESULTS FARs from previous verification Project Implementation in accordance with the registered Project Design Document Compliance of the Monitoring Plan with the Monitoring Methodology Compliance of the Monitoring with the Monitoring Plan Assessment of Data and Calculation of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions SUMMARY OF FINDINGS VERIFICATION STATEMENT Annex 1: Verification Protocol Annex 2: Information Reference List

5 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 4 of 17 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Objective The World Bank (WB) has ordered TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH to verify the Puck Wind Farm Project in Poland according to VER+ Standard. The order covers the Fifth Periodic Verification of the project. The objective of the verification work is to comply with the requirements of paragraph 62 of the JI guidelines. According to this assessment TÜV SÜD shall: ensure that the project activity has been implemented and operated as per the registered PDD Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Project Design Document dated , and that all physical features (technology, project equipment, monitoring and metering equipment) of the project are in place, ensure that the published MR and other supporting documents provided are complete, verifiable and in accordance with applicable requirements, ensure that the actual monitoring systems and procedures comply with the monitoring systems and procedures described in the monitoring plan and the approved methodology, evaluate the data recorded and stored as per project specific methodology. The verification follows UNFCCC criteria referring to the Kyoto Protocol criteria, JI/CDM rules and modalities, and rules of the VER+ Standard, as defined in the document Criteria Catalogue: VER+ (version 2.0) CMS Standard GHG 30 (rev 2.0 / ). 1.2 Scope The verification scope is defined as an independent and objective review and ex-post determination by the AIE of the monitored reductions in GHG emissions. The verification is based on the submitted monitoring report, the determined project design documents including its monitoring plan and determination report, initial and first periodic verification report, the applied monitoring methodology, relevant decisions, clarifications and guidance from the CMP and the JISC and any other information and references relevant to the project activity s resulting emission reductions. These documents are reviewed against Kyoto Protocol requirements, UNFCCC rules and associated interpretations, and specific VER+ requirements. TÜV SÜD has, based on the requirements in the VVM applied a rule-based approach. The principles of accuracy and completeness, relevance, reliability and credibility were combined with a conservative approach to establish a traceable and transparent verification opinion. The verification shall consider both quantitative and qualitative information on VERs. The verification is not meant to provide the consultancy towards the client. However, stated requests for forward and/or corrective action may provide input for improvement of the monitoring activities. 1.3 GHG Project Description Project activity: UNFCCC registration number: Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland N/A

6 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 5 of 17 Project Participants: Dipol sp. z o.o. (operator of the project); World Bank Carbon Finance Unit (buyer of credits); Location of the project: GPS coordinates: North , East (North 54 44' 16.32", East 18 22' 17.17") Date of registration: Letter of Confirmation by Polish DFP from The main purpose of the Project is the energy production by wind turbines substituting electricity from the Polish National grid operated by Energa local electric distribution company. By replacing electricity mainly generated on basis of fossil fuels GHG emissions in Polish national grid are reduced. The Project consists of 11 wind generators of 2.0 MW, each located in a wind farm northwest of Puck in the Pomerania Province in the North-West of Poland. The project is constructed and operated by Gamesa Wind GmbH. The manufacturer of the wind turbines was also Gamesa, and civil works were done by the Polish subcontractor MEGA and electrical installations by Agat. The project is connected to the national grid with the 110 kv high-voltage transmission line for supply of generated energy and with 15 kv line for back-up feed which is used only for emergency power supply and is equipped with power meter. There are two transformers installed, 15 kv and 110 kv respectively. At the time of the verification the project was fully operational. The owner of the project is Dipol sp. z o.o. owned by Polish Energy Partners SA (PEP). Another PP is World Bank Carbon Finance Unit (WB). The daily supervision and maintenance is contracted to the manufacturer of the generators Gamesa Wind Poland. From the new operator was contracted Vent Energy Operator for one year time period.

7 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 6 of 17 2 METHODOLOGY 2.1 Verification Process The verification process is based on the approach described in the Validation and Verification Manual. Standard auditing techniques have been adopted. The verification team performs first a desk review, followed by an on-site visit which results in a protocol including all the findings. The next step is to close out the findings through direct communication with the PPs and finally prepare the verification report. This verification report and other supporting documents then undergo an internal quality control by the CB climate and energy before its final approval. 2.2 Verification Team The appointment of the team takes into account the coverage of the technical area(s), sectoral scope(s) and relevant host country experience for verifying the ER achieved by the project activity in the relevant monitoring period for this verification. The verification team was consisting of the following members: Name Qualification Coverage of scope Bhai Raja Maharjan ATL Madis Maddison Verifier Coverage of technical area (1.2) Host country experience Bhai Raja Maharjan is an ATL for CDM, GS and VER+ projects at TÜEV SÜED Industrie service GmbH. By profession he is a renewable energy expert. He has extensive working experience in the field of Renewable Energy and Electrical Energy. He holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering and M.Sc. degree in Renewable Energy. Before joining the TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH he has worked in various multinational companies as an Electrical Engineer and Renewable Energy expert. Madis Maddison is specialized in auditing of greenhouse gas emission reduction projects. This experience he has gained (in co-operation with TÜV Süd Industrie Service) in determination and verification of Joint Implementation (JI) projects in Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria. He has received training in the JI determination as well as CDM validation and verification process and applied successfully as GHG Auditor. He is appointed determiner and verifier for JI projects. 2.3 Review of Documents The Monitoring Report version 01 was submitted by the PP which was made publicly available on the Netinform website before the verification activities started. The published MR was assessed in the desk review with the aim to: verify the completeness of the data and the information presented in the MR,

8 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 7 of 17 check the compliance of the MR with respect to the monitoring plan depicted in the registered PDD and verify that the applied methodology was carried out. Particular attention to the frequency of measurements, the quality of the metering equipment including calibration requirements, and the quality assurance and quality control procedures was paid, evaluate the data management and the quality assurance and quality control system in the context of their influence on the generation and reporting of emission reductions. A complete list of all documents reviewed is available in Annex 2 of this report. 2.4 On-site Assessment and follow-up Interviews On , TÜV SÜD performed a physical site inspection and on-site interviews with project stakeholders to: confirm the implementation and operation of the project, review the data flow for generating, aggregating and reporting the monitoring parameters, confirm the correct implementation of procedures for operations and data collection, cross-check the information provided in the MR documentation with other sources (raw data), check the monitoring equipments against the requirements of the PDD and the approved methodology, including calibrations, maintenance, etc., review the calculations and assumptions used to obtained the GHG data and VER, identify if the quality control and quality assurance procedures are in place to prevent or correct errors or omissions in the reported parameters. A list of the persons interviewed during this verification activity is included in Annex Quality of Evidence to Determine Emission Reductions Among many others the following relevant and reliable evidences have been used by the audit team during the verification process: 1. Operational reports of the Plant including Failure Register, IRL#17; 2. Hourly measured data readouts, IRL#14; 3. Invoices of electricity sold to the grid, IRL#12; 4. Invoices of electricity purchased from the grid, IRL#13; 5. Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland),. Sufficient evidence covering the full verification period in the required frequency is available to verify the figures stated in the final MR. The source of the evidences are discussed in chapter 3.4 of this report. Specific cross-checks have been done in cases that further sources were available. All figures in the monitoring report were cross-checked by the audit team against the raw data. The data collection system meets the requirements of the monitoring plan as per the methodology.

9 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 8 of Resolution of Clarification and Corrective and Forward Action Requests The objective of this phase of the verification process was to resolve any outstanding issues which needed to be clarified for TÜV SÜD s positive conclusion on the GHG emission reduction calculation. No Forward Action Requests were raised in previous verification report (No: ). To guarantee the transparency of the verification process, the concerns raised, based on the desk review and subsequent on-site audit assessment and follow up interviews, together with the responses given are documented in Annex 1 (verification protocol). A Corrective Action Request is raised where TÜV SÜD identifies: non-conformities in monitoring and/or reporting with the monitoring plan and/or methodology; that the evidence provided is not sufficient to prove conformity; mistakes in assumptions, data or calculations that impair the ER; FARs stated during validation that are not solved until the on-site visit. A Clarification Request is raised where TÜV SÜD does not have enough information or the information is not clear in order to confirm a statement or data. A Forward Action Request is raised where TÜV SÜD identifies that monitoring and/or reporting required special attention or adjustments for the next verification period. Information or clarifications provided as response to a CAR, CR or FAR can also lead to a new CAR. 2.7 Internal Quality Control As an ultimate step of verification the final documentation including the verification report and the protocol have to undergo an internal quality control by the Certification Body (CB) climate and energy, i.e. each report has to be finally approved either by the Head of the CB or the Deputy. In case one of these two persons is part of the assessment team the approval can only be given by the other one. If the documents have been satisfactorily approved, the Request for Issuance is submitted with the relevant documents.

10 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 9 of 17 3 VERIFICATION RESULTS In the following sections the results of the verification are stated. The verification results relate to the project performance as documented and described in the final Monitoring Report , version 3 (). Theu verification findings for each verification subject are presented below: 3.1 FARs from previous verification No Forward Action Requests were raised in previous verification report (No: ). 3.2 Project Implementation in accordance with the registered Project Design Document The project is fully implemented according to the description presented in the PDD. The verifier confirms, through the visual inspection that all physical features of the proposed VER+ project activity including data collecting systems and storage have been implemented in accordance with the registered PDD. The project activity is completely operational and the same has been confirmed on-site. No data and/or variables presented in the MR differ significantly from the stated in the registered PDD, which would to cause an increment of the ER in this period or in future periods in relation to the estimates in the registered PDD. The emission reductions in the respective year where significantly lower than the estimated annual average according to the prognosis in the PDD but that this could be clearly explained with unusual weather patterns in the respective year which led to reduced wind availability and to lower electricity generation from wind power in the whole Baltic Sea region The project is a part of the Polish green Investment Scheme. 3.3 Compliance of the Monitoring Plan with the Monitoring Methodology The monitoring plan is in accordance with the approved project specific methodology, applied by the proposed VER+ project activity. Neither a revision nor a deviation to the monitoring plan has been requested. 3.4 Compliance of the Monitoring with the Monitoring Plan The monitoring has been carried out in accordance with the monitoring plan contained in the registered PDD. However not all the parameters listed in the Table D are needed to be monitored. There should be applied two different calculation scenarios dependent if there are (or are not) new non-chp gas-fired CCGTs added to the Polish grid from 2004 through the reporting year. It was verified from ARE Reports (IRL#10 and ) from table 3.4 that installed capacity of gas power plants in 2008, 2009 and 2011 remained unchanged (882.9 MW). Therefore the first calculation scenario is used. The verification of the parameters required by the monitoring plan is provided as follows:

11 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 10 of 17 Data / Parameter: ES y, Data unit: Description: Source of data used: Means of verification/comments: Cross-check MWh Net electricity sales to Energa From the Project Wind Generators. ES yq 6 is the difference between produced and consumed power. The calculation is based on the invoices the company send out to the costumer and invoices received from electricity suppliers. Three documents are used as a raw source data origin: Electricity supplied by the 110 KV line to the grid Electricity consumed by the 110 kv line from the grid Electricity consumed by the 400 V line from the distribution network (back-up feed) The invoices are based on meter readings. There are installed two 110 kv meters (one main meter and another control meter) and one 400 V meter on back-up feed line, see Annex 1 chapter 2.2 Table 1. Monitoring Instrumentation. All three meters are fully functional and properly calibrated. The data from invoices is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. The amount of electricity delivered to the 110 kv grid and consumed from the 110 kv grid was verified by checking these data on the monthly invoices (IRL#12 and 13). The electricity production of the Plant was crosschecked by comparing it to hourly measured data readouts for control meter (IRL#14). The deviation was less than 1% and therefore acceptable for the audit team. Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: GG s GWh Gross annual generation for stations. Source of data used: Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland), Table Means of verification/comments: Cross-check The data from ARE Report is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. Verified from ARE Report Table 3.12 (). No cross-check is available as no other national data is available. Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: NG GWh Net Generation for EWK Group Plants Source of data used: Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland), Table Means of verification/comments: Cross-check The data from ARE Report is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. Verified from ARE Report Table 3.12 (). No cross-check is available as no other national data is available.

12 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 11 of 17 Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: EWKCT, EWKGCM, EWKOT MT 000 (thousand Megatons) TCM for gas (thousand cubic me-tres) Coal, Gas and Liquid Fuel Input in Group EWK. Source of data used: Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland), Table Means of verification/comments: Cross-check The data from ARE Report is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. Verified from ARE Report Table 3.16 (). No cross-check is available as no other national data is available. Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: EWKCH,V EWKGHV, EWKOHV GJ/MT (GJ/TCM for gas) Coal, Gas and Liquid Fuel Heat Values Source of data used: Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland), Table Means of verification/comments: Cross-check The data from ARE Report is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. Verified from ARE Report Table 3.16 (). No cross-check is available as no other national data is available. Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: THERMGG, THHCGG, THBCGG, THOFGG, THAUX GWh Gross Thermal Generation by Thermal Public & IPPS, Hard Coal, Brown Coal, Other Fuels and Auxiliary Consumption Source of data used: Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland), Table 3.4. Means of verification/comments: Cross-check The data from ARE Report is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. Verified from ARE Report Table 3.4 (). No cross-check is available as no other national data is available. THHCUSET Data unit: Description: THHCUSET MT 000 (Thousand Megatons) Hard Coal Consumption Source of data used: Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland), Table 3.4. Means of verification/comments: Cross-check The data from ARE Report is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. Verified from ARE Report Table 3.4 (). No cross-check is available as no other national data is available.

13 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 12 of 17 THHCUSET Data unit: Description: THHCHV GJ/MT Hard Coal Heat Value Source of data used: Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland), Table 3.4. Means of verification/comments: Cross-check The data from ARE Report is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. Verified from ARE Report Table 3.4 (). No cross-check is available as no other national data is available. Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: Source of data used: Means of verification/comments: Cross-check CAPCCGT MW Cumulative Capacity of post 2005 additions of combined cycle gas turbines excluding cogeneration units ARE Catalog, however it is not used for 2011 as there are no new CPHs. N/A N/A Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: Source of data used: Means of verification/comments: Cross-check CCGTGEN MWh Annual Gross Production of New CCGTs excluding CHPs ARE Catalog (or assumed 2000*CAPCCGT if data are not available from ARE), however it is not used for 2011 as there are no new CPHs. N/A N/A Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: Source of data used: Means of verification/comments: Cross-check CCGTFUEL MWh Annual Fuel Consumption of New Non-CHP CCGTs ARE Catalog (or estimate based on assumed efficiency of 50% if not reported), however it is not used for 2011 as there are no new CPHs. It can be verified from ARE Report, but as this parameter was not used, it was not verified. N/A Data / Parameter: Data unit: FLEHCCGT Hours

14 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 13 of 17 Description: Source of data used: Means of verification/comments: Cross-check Full load equivalent hours for cumulative new CCGTs excluding CHPs Does not need to be monitored as it is calculated from CCGTGEN and CAPCCGT, however it is not used for 2011 as there are no new CPHs. N/A N/A Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: MWQ MW Monthly Maximum Load Source of data used: Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland), Table 2.6. Means of verification/comments: Cross-check The data from ARE Report is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. However it is not used for 2011 as there are no new CPHs. N/A N/A Data / Parameter: Data unit: Description: Source of data used: Means of verification/comments: Cross-check CC f tco 2 /TJ Coal Carbon Content From The National Administration of the Emissions Trading Scheme Report KABIZE 2011, Table 1. The data from the Report is transferred manually to ER calculation tool. Verified from The National Administration of the Emissions Trading Scheme Report KABIZE 2011, Table 1 (IRL#15). No cross-check is available as no other national data is available. 3.4 Assessment of Data and Calculation of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions All data has been available and all the parameters have been monitored in accordance with the registered monitoring plan. The reported data has been cross checked against other sources when available as explained above in chapter 3.4. The verifier confirms that the methods and formulae used to obtain the baseline, project and leakage emissions are appropriate. Project and leakage emissions are zero. The same have been done in accordance with the methods and formulae described in the registered monitoring plan and applicable methodology. The verifier confirms that the monitoring report includes all parameters and the monitored data at the intervals required by the methodology and PDD.

15 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 14 of 17 The verifier confirms that all the emission factors and default values (ex-ante values for parameters such as COMBPCT and GEN110 LOSS in the calculation tool, IRL#6) have been correctly justified. All the emission factors and default values are explicitly mentioned in the monitoring report.

16 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 15 of 17 4 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS The verifier can confirm that the published MR and related documents are complete and verifiable in accordance with the VER+ requirements. All the findings raised by the verification team, the responses by the PPs and the conclusion from the team are presented in Annex 1, the means of verification and resulting changes in the MR or related documents are stated as follows: CAR 1: Include description of parameters EWKCT, EWKGCM, EWKOT (in a tabular form) in MR under paragraph D.2. Data and parameters monitored. CAR 1, means of verification Description of parameters EWKCT, EWKGCM, EWKOT was included in a tabular form in MR version 3 under paragraph D.2. Data and parameters monitored. The values were verfifed from ARE Report (). CAR 1, changes in the MR or related documents MR was respectively amended. CAR 2: Include description of parameters EWKCHV, EWKGHV, EWKOHV (in a tabular form) in MR under paragraph D.2.Data and parameters monitored. CAR 2, means of verification Description of parameters EWKCHV, EWKGHV, EWKOHV was included in a tabular form in MR version 3 under paragraph D.2. Data and parameters monitored. The values were verfifed from ARE Report (). CAR 2, changes in the MR or related documents MR was respectively amended. CAR 3: The calculation tool shall be provided in two versions: (i) with all the cells protected and (ii) unprotected version for auditors use. CAR 3, means of verification The calculation tool was provided in two versions: Locked and unlocked versions. CAR 3, changes in the MR or related documents The calculation tool was provided in two versions: Locked and unlocked versions. No changes to documents were made.

17 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 16 of 17 CAR 4: MR shall be signed by relevant responsible person. CAR 4, means of verification MR version 3 was signed by relevant responsible person (Tomasz Chilinski, Wind Farms Operations Manager, Polish Energy Partners SA). CAR 4, changes in the MR or related documents MR was signed. CAR 5: Correct Monitoring period dates in the heading of MR and indicate values of monitored pa-rameters are not shown in the tables in section D.1. CAR 5, means of verification Monitoring period dates in the heading of MR were corrected in version 3 of the MR. Values of parameters are shown in the tables in section D.1. CAR 5, changes in the MR or related documents Monitoring dates were corrected and values of monitored parameters included into MR v 3.

18 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Page 17 of 17 5 VERIFICATION STATEMENT TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH has performed a Fifth Periodic Verification of Puck Wind Farm Project in Poland. The verification was conducted on basis of requirements of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and on VER+ requirements with some modifications as agreed with the client. The management of Dipol sp. z o.o. is responsible for the preparation of the GHG emissions data and reported GHG emissions reductions on the basis set out within the document Emission Reduction Monitoring Report. The verifier can confirm that: the development and maintenance of records and reporting procedures are in accordance with the registered monitoring plan; the project is operated as planned and described in the determined and registered project design document; that the installed equipment being essential for generating emission reduction runs reliably and is calibrated appropriately; that the monitoring system is in place and generates GHG emission reductions data; that the GHG emission reductions are calculated without material misstatements; that the monitoring plan in Monitoring Report is as per the registered PDD; that the monitoring plan in registered PDD is as per the applied methodology. Our opinion refers to the project s GHG emissions and resulting GHG emission reductions reported both determined due to the valid and registered project s baseline, its monitoring plan and its associated documents. Verified emission reductions are 84% of the estimated ERUs in PDD ( t CO2e). It is explained by lower electricity production due to overall unfavourable wind conditions in 2011 in Baltic Sea region and in Poland particularly. Based on the information we have seen and evaluated, we confirm the following statement: Reporting period: From to Verified emissions in the above reporting period: Baseline emissions: t CO 2 e Project emissions: 0 t CO 2 e Leakage emission: 0 t CO 2 e Emission reductions: t CO 2 e Munich, Munich, Thomas Kleiser Certification body climate and energy TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH Bhai Raja Maharjan Assessment Team Leader

19 Fifth Periodic Verification of the Puck Wind Farm Generation Project in the Gniezdzewo area near the Puck Commune in the Republic of Poland Annex 1 Verification Protocol

20 Table of Contents 1. Project Activity Implementation 1.1. Technology 1.2. Organization 1.3. Quality Management System 1.4. Outstanding FARs from previous Verifications (or forwarded issues from the validation report) 2. Monitoring Plan Implementation 2.1. Parameters 2.2. Parameters measured directly with instruments in the field 2.3. Parameters measured through sampling 2.4. Parameters obtained through external sources and accounting data 2.5. Other parameters not included in the methodology/tool but included in the PDD 3. Data Processing and ER calculation 4. Additional assessment 4.1. Internal Review 4.2. Peculiarities 4.3. Further additional requirements 4.4. Data Reporting 5. Compilation and Resolutions of CARs, CRs and FARs Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-1

21 1. Project Activity Implementation 1.1.Technology Project Location (s) include any other sites which are relevant to the project activity PDD Description Verification Findings (or Results?) Site Description / Address: Dipol sp. z o.o. Wiertnicza 169, , Warsaw Poland. GPS coordinates: Technical Equipment Main Components The address of the Dipol sp. z o.o. office is: ul. Wiertnicza 169, Warsaw, Poland GPS coordinates of the site are: North , East PDD Description Verification Findings(or Results?) Equipment Description Puck Wind Farm Generation Project with a total production capacity of 22 MW Puck Wind Farm Generation Project with a total production capacity of 22 MW Component 1: Technical Features 11 units of Gamesa G80 wind turbines have each capacity of 2,0 MW. Turbines are manufactured by company Gamesa Wind GmbH. Capacity: 2.0 MW each Manufacturer: Gamesa Wind GmbH Commissioning date: Component 2: Technical Features Step-up transformer from 15 kv to 110 kv Capacity: incoming voltage of 15 kv and outgoing voltage of 110 kv; kva Manufacturer: EV Zychlinskie Transformatory sp. z o.o. Commissioning date: Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-2

22 Operation Status during verification Verification Findings Approvals / Licenses It was verified during Initial Verification. Actual Operation Status Start date of operation (each site if applicable): 28. February 2007 Under construction In operation Out of operation Reason and date (if out of operation): Verified on-site that the project operates as described. Remarks on Special Operational Circumstances During the Verification Period Phased implementation: Project is already in operation since 28. February Special cases: No special cases of operation, however see Table 4.2. It was confirmed on-site. 1.2.Organization Project Participant (s) Entity / Responsible person: Verification Findings The owner of the project is Dipol sp. z o.o. owned by Polish Energy Partners SA (PEP). Another PP is World Bank Carbon Finance Business (WB). The daily supervision and maintenance is contracted to the manufacturer of the gen- IRL#17 Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-3

23 erators Gamesa Wind Poland. From the new operator was contracted Vent Energy Operator for one year time period. JI Project management: Dipol sp. z o.o. (Mr. Marek Marzec and Mr. Tomasz Chilinski from onwards) is responsible for the JI project management. 1.3.Quality Management System General aspects of the Quality Management System Quality Management Manual: Responsibilities: Qualification and Training: Implementation of QM-system Verification Findings The management and operational system is documented in the Monitoring Manual (MM), August 11, It is the basic document to manage and operate the wind park and to produce the Monitoring Reports. The responsibilities are clearly defined in the MM. The allocation of responsibilities has been documented and incorporated in the operation and management system. All involved persons are aware of GHG determination and have been instructed about their tasks in the project. The passing of training is also documented. Additional training needs are not identified. QM system is followed, it was confirmed on site. IRL#9 IRL#9 IRL#18 Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-4

24 1.4.Outstanding FARs from previous Verifications (or forwarded issues from the determination report) Outstanding Requests from Previous Verifications No FAR from previous Verification Summary of project owner response Audit team 2. Monitoring Plan Implementation 2.1.Parameters Parameters Meth/tool PDD MR Included in table Compliance EG y ES yq ES yq PUCKOUT= Net Electric Sales to Energa N/A GG s GG s Gross annual generation for Power Stations 2.2 Table 1 Compliant with methodology, PDD and Monitoring Report 2.4 Table 1 Compliant with methodology, PDD and Monitoring Report N/A NG Net Generation for EWK NG Net Generation for EWK 2.4 Table 2 Compliant with methodology, PDD and Monitoring Report Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-5

25 Parameters Meth/tool PDD MR Included in table Compliance Group Plants Group Plants N/A EWKCT, EWKGCM, EWKOT Coal, Gas and Liquid Fuel Input EWKCT, EWKGCM, EWKOT Coal, Gas and Liquid Fuel Input 2.4 Table 3 Compliant with methodology, PDD and Monitoring Report N/A EWKCH,V EWKGHV, EWKOHV Coal, Gas and Liquid Fuel Heat Value EWKCH,V EWKGHV, EWKOHV Coal, Gas and Liquid Fuel Heat Value 2.4 Table 4 Compliant with methodology, PDD and Monitoring Report N/A THERMGG, THHCGG, THBCGG, THOFGG, THAUX Gross Thermal Generation by Thermal Public & IPPS, Hard THERMGG, THHCGG, THBCGG, THOFGG, THAUX Gross Thermal Generation by Thermal Public & IPPS, Hard Coal, Brown Coal, Other Fuels and Auxiliary Consumption 2.4 Table 5 Compliant with methodology, PDD and Monitoring Report Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-6

26 Parameters Meth/tool PDD MR Included in table Compliance Coal, Brown Coal, Other Fuels and Auxiliary Consumption N/A THHCUSET Hard Coal Consumption THHCUSET Hard Coal Consumption 2.4 Table 6 Compliant with methodology, PDD and Monitoring Report N/A THHCHV Hard Coal Heat Value THHCHV Hard Coal Heat Value 2.4 Table 7 Compliant with methodology, PDD and Monitoring Report N/A HCCTJ Coal Carbon Content HCCTJ Coal Carbon Content 2.4 Table 8 Compliant with methodology, PDD and Monitoring Report Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-7

27 2.2.Parameters measured directly with instruments in the field Table 1 Parameter and instrumentation Information PDD Meth/Tool MR Verification Findings Parameter title Electricity sales to Energa From the Project Wind Generators Electricity supplied to the grid by the project Electricity sales to Energa From the Project Wind Generators Parameter title is consistent with PDD, Methodology and Monitoring Report. It is calculated as the difference between produced and consumed power at Puck WF. Parameter ID (if available) ES yq 6 EG y ES yq Parameter ID is consistent with PDD, Methodology and Monitoring Report. Data Unit MWh MWh MWh Data Unit is consistent with PDD, Methodology and Monitoring Report. Monitoring frequency (reading) Hourly Hourly Hourly Measurement frequency is consistent with PDD, Methodology and Monitoring Report. Monitoring frequency (recording) Monthly recording Monthly recording Monthly recording Recording frequency is consistent with PDD and Monitoring Report. Calibration require- Calibration is - Calibration is Calibration requirements are consistent with PDD Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-8

28 ments processed according to Polish legislation and standards (every 8 years) processed according to Polish legislation and standards (every 8 years) and Monitoring Report. Last calibration dates: Main meter Control meter IRL#19 Uncertainty level Low - Low Accuracy class 0.2 Uncertainty level is low, because metering is simple and reliable metering equipment is used, more over parallel control meter is installed. It is consistent with PDD and Monitoring Report Measurement Principle (if applicable) Directly measured with electricity meters - Direct Commercial two directional measurement of active power The calculated parameter is based on meter readings. There are installed two 110 kv meters (one main meter and another parallel control meter) and one 400 V meter on back-up feed line. Measurement principle is consistent with PDD and Monitoring Report. Technical aspects Instrument Type: Electronic two directional power meters Serial Number: Main meter: (sealed label ) Parallel control meter: (sealed label ) Back-up feed meter: (sealed label ) Manufacturer Model Nr.: Specific Location: Main meter and parallel control meter: Landis & Gyr ZMD402CT S2 Back-up feed meter: Landis & Gyr ZMD405CT S2 Separate board at the territory of transformer station Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-9

29 Measurement Range: Gaps in operating time of instrument : Nominal Voltage (for all three meters): 3 x 58/100-69/120 V 3 x 110/ /233 V 3 x 229/ /415 V Extended operating voltage range: 3 x 58/ /415 V Period: Verified on-site that there were no gaps. Default value used: N/A Justification: N/A QA/QC aspects Source of data Type: Meters are direct commercial two directional meters of active power. Procedures: The net electricity supplied to the grid is calculated as the difference between produced and consumed power at Puck WF. The readings of el. meters are transferred electronically to the Grid Operator (ENERGA Operator SA). For electricity supplied to the grid by 110 kv line the monthly readout cards issued by Gda sk Branch of ENERGA Operator SA are the basis the monthly invoices are issued by Dipol Sp. z o.o. For electricity consumed from the grid by 110 kv line the monthly invoices are issued by Gda sk Branch of ENERGA Operator SA and received by Dipol Sp. z o.o. Monthly invoice of electricity consumed from the distribution network via back-up line are issued by Gda sk Branch of ENERGA Operator SA and received by Dipol Sp. z o.o. Implementation of procedure: Procedures are implemented, it was verified on site. IRL#9 IRL#9 Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-10

30 Archiving of raw data and protection measures Data transfer and protection of input data for calculations Completeness of data Data verification Crosscheck Back to table 2.1 Responsibility: Project manager (Mr. Tomasz Chiliniski), Dipol Sp. z o.o. is responsible for data acquisition. Data archiving is explicitly mentioned in the MP. All hourly measurements sheets, monthly readout cards and invoices are archived in the Dipol Sp. z o.o. book keeping archive for 5 years period. No separate Emission Reduction Calculation (for greening AAUs) archive exist. The monitoring sheet is archived in the office computer of Dipol Sp. z o.o. Based to the monthly read out cards and invoices the responsible person transfers the data manually to the Excel sheet generating the annual production report. Quality of evidence Completeness has been verified on-site, since all months are included in the presented data. Consistency of raw data with calculation tool: The amount of electricity delivered to the 110 kv grid and consumed from the 110 kv grid was verified by checking these data on the monthly invoices, no discrepancies were identified. Consistency of calculation tool with monitoring report: The data in the monitoring report is consistent with the calculation tool. The metered electricity production of the Plant was crosschecked by comparing the readings of main meter and control meter the deviation was less than 1% and therefore acceptable for the audit team.. IRL#9 IRL#9 IRL#9 IRL#12 IRL#13 IRL#6 IRL#14 Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-11

31 2.3.Parameters measured through sampling Not applicable 2.4.Parameters obtained through external sources and accounting data Table 1 External sources and accounting information PDD Meth/Tool MR Verified Parameter title Gross annual generation for station s. - Gross Generation for EWK Group Plants Parameter title is consistent with PDD and Monitoring Report. Parameter ID (if available) GG s - EWKGG Parameter ID is different in PDD and Monitoring Report. However it is understandable Data Unit GWh - GWh Parameter unit is consistent with PDD and Monitoring Report. Technical aspects Description of Data / Data Gross annual generation for station s. It is used to calculate the total gross annual generation for Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-12

32 Refers to: EWK Group. Date of Data: Annual for year 2010 Gaps in data Period: N/A, no gaps have occurred Default value used: N/A Justification: N/A Source of data Reliability of Data Source: Is the Data up-to-date? Archiving of raw data and protection measures QA/QC aspects Type: Electroenergetic Statistics Report for 2010 by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland), Table Responsibility: Project manager (Mr. Tomasz Chiliniski), Dipol Sp. z o.o. is responsible for data acquisition. Representativeness: The most recent available data is used. Reliable, as Domestic statistical analyses are conducted and fully coordinated with the Central Statistical Office of Poland. Polish National Standards for data collection are applied. Published in official documents issued by Agencja Rynku Energii SA - ARE SA (The Energy Market Agency in Poland). Yes, see comment above. The ARE Report book is archived in the project owners office. However in case if lost is easily retrievable from Central Statistical Office of Poland. IRL#9 Checklist is applicable to registered VER+ Project Activity No.: Page A-13