The U.S. Low-Carbon Cement Protocol provides guidance on how to quantify, monitor, report, and verify emission reductions associated with the use of supplementary or alternative cementitious materials instead of portland cement.
|Current Protocol Version(s) Available for Project Submittal||Adoption Date||Notes and Supporting Documents|
|U.S. Low-Carbon Cement Protocol Version 1.0||October 4, 2023||Low-Carbon Cement Protocol V1.0 Summary|
Project Registration Documents
|Low-Carbon Cement Submittal Form||A proposal to undertake a low-carbon cement project.||Project Submittal||Public|
|Project Diagram||Diagram of the facility showing where the project is located within the manufacturing plant.||Project Submittal||Private|
|Low-Carbon Cement Project Data Report||The purpose of this document is to assist project developers in identifying high areas of risk, highlight important aspects of the Low-Carbon Cement Protocol, and facilitate verification.
To request a copy, please send an email to [email protected] and indicate your Reserve Project ID number and dates of the current reporting period.
|Low-Carbon Cement Monitoring Plan||The Monitoring Plan serves as the basis for verification bodies to confirm that the monitoring and reporting requirements in Section 6 and Section 7 have been met, and that consistent, rigorous monitoring and record keeping is ongoing at the project site.||Verification||Public|
|Attestation of SCM/ACM Use||Document that provides assurances that the SCM/ACM is being purchased instead of portland cement, the product meets quality standards and ownership of emission reduction rights is understood.||Verification||Public|
The protocol development process for the Low-Carbon Cement Protocol Development involved a multi-stakeholder workgroup, public comment period, and responses to public comments. For more information, please visit:
Please contact [email protected] with questions or comments.