Greenhouse Gas Verification

Brightspot Climate Inc. is an accredited verification body by the Standards Council of Canada.

Brightspot’s experts have completed hundreds of independent verifications of industrial facility annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reports. Verifying industrial facility GHG reports for regulatory compliance requires in-depth knowledge of the applicable quantification methodologies. Brightspot’s verification process is conducted according to ISO 14064-3:2019 and aligns with requirements detailed in ISO 14065:2020 and ISO 17029:2019.

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Companies have engaged Brightspot Climate to provide GHG verification services for industrial facilities in the following sectors:

Oil & gas extraction and processing: natural gas plants, in-situ oil sands facilities, refining, upgrading

Electricity generation: hydro, coal and natural gas fired, cogeneration

Pulp and paper

Mining: coal, oil sands



Public sector (universities)

These GHG reports were verified and submitted under several provincial regulations, the provincial-federal harmonized reporting regulation, and The Climate Registry (a voluntary program).

Brightspot Climate also has extensive experience verifying emission offset projects within the Alberta Emissions Offset System. Verifying offset projects requires extensive knowledge of the applicable protocols, relevant quantification methodologies, and ISO 14064 requirements. Our team members have verified the following types of offset projects:

  • Energy efficiency

  • Renewable electricity generation

  • CO2 capture and storage

  • Methane reduction through pneumatic devices

  • Waste heat recovery

  • Waste management

  • Conservation cropping

  • Beef and dairy management

  • Nitrogen fertilizer management