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READ ME FIRST

It is recommended that you read this section before you start work with the ETSWAP application. The guide briefly explains the purpose of ETSWAP, its intended users, the new functions in this release, brief instructions for getting started with ETSWAP, some guidance on data administration, and a summary of the help given by ETSWAP.

What’s new in this release?

The main features of this release of ETSWAP are:

For Aviation Operator users
  • Operator can view and interact with new entrant reserve applications.
  • Operator can create a list of contacts.
For Installation Operator users
  • Operator can view and interact with new entrant reserve applications.
  • Operator can apply for activity/capacity changes.
  • Operator can apply for significant capacity reductions.
  • Operator can apply for opt-out target increases.
  • Operator can create a list of contacts.
For Verifier users

No major changes.

For Competent Authority users
  • User can ask an emitter for a determination extension when reviewing emitter submissions.
  • User can submit requests for information to a batch of emitters.
  • User can initiate a non-compliance against an operator.
  • User can create or use the list of contacts created for an emitter.
  • User can reissue permits or emission plans to a batch of operators.
  • User can create subsistence fees for emitters.

GETTING STARTED

All eligible new Installation Operators are required to register with ETSWAP.

  1. Go to https://ets.epa.ie/Authentication/Logon.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fDefault.aspx and, when the Welcome page opens, click Register a new stationary installation .
  2. Complete the Register New Information form. The fields are self-explanatory.
  3. Click Submit application .
  4. The Register New Information form confirms that your application has been received. Subsequently, you receive email confirmation of your registration request from ETSWAP.

  5. Confirm that all the details of the confirmation email are correct. Then click the authentication link in the email.
  6. ETSWAP opens at the Installation Email Address Verified page. It confirms that your email address has been verified.
  7. Your application is reviewed by the Competent Authority. If your permit application is successful, the Competent Authority creates a new Installation Operator user and associates the new user to your Installation.

    Once the new Installation Operator user is assigned, ETSWAP sends an Invitation to the email address given on the application form. The Invitation contains a link to ETSWAP and a temporary Password and PIN for one-time use.

  8. Log on to ETSWAP, change your Password and PIN then start using ETSWAP.

User and data administration

User administration

When an Aviation Operator or an Installation Operator is first registered with ETSWAP, the Environmental Protection Agency identifies a named individual within the organisation as an operator user who is assigned initial administrator permissions. Thereafter, it is the responsibility of this individual to establish other operator users for the organisation as necessary, and to assign the appropriate permissions.

Data administration

When an Installation Operator is registered with ETSWAP, some of the data from the existing Environmental Protection Agency database is automatically uploaded into ETSWAP. It is strongly recommended that Installation Operator users should check the data in the new ETSWAP forms to ensure that it is correct.

Welcome to ETSWAP help

These pages provide information about every page of the ETSWAP web site. The links on this page open a separate browser in which help information about each page can be seen within context.

Help is also provided by ? buttons beside certain fields on the forms presented by ETSWAP as you work. The page and button help are context-sensitive, which means that the help information for the page or form that you are using opens when you click a ? button or seek help on a web page.

ETSWAP provides context-sensitive online help:

  • The Help button on the Welcome page provides general help information.
  • When you log on as an Aviation Operator user, you can open context-sensitive help about all the web pages available to Aviation Operators.
  • When you log on as an Installation Operator user, you can open context-sensitive help about all the web pages available to Installation Operators.
  • When you log on as a Verifier user, you can open context-sensitive help about all the web pages available to Verifiers assigned to Aviation Operator and Installation Operator activities.
  • When you log on as an Environmental Protection Agency user, you can open context-sensitive help about all the web pages in ETSWAP.

Each help section includes detailed workflows for all the activities you can undertake.

Related information

ABOUT THE EU ETS

ABOUT ETSWAP

NAVIGATING AND USING ETSWAP

GLOSSARY AND REFERENCES

ABOUT THE EU ETS

The European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is the European Union’s (EU) cap and trade scheme for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by Aircraft Operators and Installation Operators.

The EU has set a cap on total amount of emissions allowed from all the installations and Aviation Operators. The allowances are then distributed to all the installations in the scheme and to Aircraft Operators that made ‘applications’ under the Directive. All such Operators may use all or part of their allocation of free allowances to surrender against their reportable emissions. If any Operator emits more CO2 than their allocation of free allowances, they have the flexibility to buy allowances from the market to cover the deficit. Conversely, where an Operator emits less than their allocation of free allowances, they can sell the surplus allowances to other operators.

In the Ireland, the EU ETS is the responsibility of:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
PO Box 3000
Johnstown Castle Estate
County Wexford
Ireland

Telephone within Ireland:   053-916 06 00
outside Ireland:                  00-353-53-916 06 00

Email:

General queries: info@epa.ie
Aviation: avets@epa.ie
Stationary Installations: ghgpermit@epa.ie
ETSWAP help desk: help.ets@epa.ie

Web:

General information: www.epa.ie
ETSWAP: https://ets.epa.ie

ABOUT ETSWAP

EU ETS Directive 2003/87/EC and amendments requires that Aviation Operators and Installation Operators to participate in the EU ETS.

Purpose of ETSWAP

ETSWAP is the Environmental Protection Agency’s web-based, greenhouse gas emissions planning, reporting and management tool. It is used to report the annual emissions of Aviation Operators and Installation Operators from data entered into the system by the operators.

Users of ETSWAP

Competent Authorities (CA) - the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), who has the responsibility of maintaining, and ensuring compliance with the EU ETS within its jurisdiction.

Aviation Operators - are Aircraft Operators assigned to the Ireland and who operate aircraft that arrive and/or depart from any aerodrome in the territory as defined in the Directive, at any time during an emissions trading reporting year.

Installation Operators - all GHG Permitted Installation Operators assigned to the Ireland, who have their installation setup within the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Verifiers an independent legal person or another legal entity carrying out verification activities pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 600/2012 and accredited by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) or a national accreditation body pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 765/2008 and Regulation (EU) No 600/2012 or a natural person otherwise authorised, without prejudice to Article 5(2) of Regulation (EC) No 765/2008, at the time a verification report is issued.

The users of ETSWAP comprise four main categories:

Aviation Operator users - Aviation Operators or individuals employed by Aviation Operators, with the responsibility of creating and submitting Annual Emissions Plans and Reports.

Installation Operator Users - Installation Operators or individuals employed by the Installation Operators, with the responsibility of creating and submitting Annual Emission Plans and Reports.

Verifier users - individuals employed by a Verifier, with the responsibility of reviewing and formally approving the Annual Emission Reports submitted by the Aviation Operators and Installation.

Environmental Protection Agency users - individuals employed by or contracted by the Environmental Protection Agency, with multiple responsibilities.

The responsibilities of Environmental Protection Agency users include:

  • Reviewing and approving monitoring reports.
  • Issuing and reviewing GHG permits for installations.
  • Managing emissions reporting periods.
  • Managing ETSWAP users within their jurisdiction.
  • Managing communications between ETSWAP users.
  • Managing non-compliances and subsequent penalties imposed on Aviation and Installation Operators who fail to comply with the regulatory requirements of the EU ETS.
  • Inspecting Aviation Operators and Installation Operators.

Automatic ETSWAP functions

ETSWAP monitors all user activity and performs a number of automatic functions in response to various conditions. These system functions run in background but become visible to users when ETSWAP updates work queues and tasks, issues alerts, sends emails and letters, and displays messages in response to system events.

Alert management

An alert is a message displayed by ETSWAP. When an alert is triggered, ETSWAP selects an alert message from a set of templates, based on the condition that triggered the alert. Data merging is performed if necessary, and the alert is sent to the recipients defined by the alert trigger. The alert appears on the homepage of the affected users the next time they log on to ETSWAP.

Emails

ETSWAP sends emails to a pre-determined, configurable, list of recipients in response to user/application actions. When triggered, ETSWAP selects an email format from a set of templates, based on the event that triggered the email. The fields of the email are populated with context-correct data and the email is then sent to the recipients defined by the trigger.

Letters

ETSWAP creates letters in response to user/application actions. When triggered, ETSWAP selects a letter format from a set of templates, based on the event that triggered the letter. Mail merge fields of the letter are populated with context-correct data and the letter is then stored for later dispatch.

Form validation

ETSWAP applies strict validation rules to its web-based forms and informs users of any errors detected in the form. Validation is performed in response to an event, such as the submission of a monitoring report. During validation, the entire form is checked to ensure that all mandatory fields have been completed and the value of each field is correct in accordance with its validation rule. ETSWAP then displays status indicators where appropriate.

If a validation check fails, or if a mandatory field has not been completed, ETSWAP displays the first affected section of the form to the user, with all errors in that section listed and/or highlighted.

If the form was being validated as part of another process (e.g. submission), successful validation allows the process to continue.

Permissions check

When a user attempts any action, ETSWAP analyses the action and checks that the user's role includes the permission necessary to perform the action. If the permission is correct, the action is permitted: if not, the action is prevented and the user is informed accordingly.

Audit log

ETSWAP detects and logs events that require subsequent auditing. Details such as the name of the user, the auditable action taken, and the date and time of the event are written to the server's audit log.

Event log

ETSWAP detects and logs exceptional events such as loss of connectivity to its database. When an exceptional event occurs, the details are captured, categorised, and written to the server's event log.

Configuration control

ETSWAP creates new versions of monitoring reports by automatically incrementing the version number of the report each time it is submitted. The new version may be minor or major, depending upon the workflow.

NAVIGATING AND USING ETSWAP

The web pages of ETSWAP comprise seven groups:

  • Common pages - such as Log on, Terms & Conditions, etc.
  • Aviation Emitter user pages - generally available to Aircraft Operators.
  • Installation Emitter user pages - generally available to Installation Operators.
  • Aviation Verifier user pages - includes Aviation Verifier user pages.
  • Installation Verifier user pages - includes Installation Verifier user pages.
  • Environmental Protection Agency user- includes Aviation and Installation pages as the Competent Authority user.

Instructions for use

All ETSWAP pages include information on the purpose of the page and detailed instructions for its use. Similarly, all sections and fields of ETSWAP forms include detailed instructions for use. Follow the section and field instructions to complete the forms.

Basic architecture of ETSWAP

The many functions of ETSWAP are realised by standard arrays of pages.

  • All users have a Homepage which provides access to the user's Work Queue, and then to new or unfinished tasks that the user is required to perform.

General page navigation features

There is a tab at the top of each open ETSWAP page. If more than one page is open, click a tab to view another page.

Each page has a zoom function indicated by three, upper-case A characters of different sizes. Click an A character to increase or decrease the screen resolution of the web browser.

Navigation Menu

This appears on the upper-left corner of many pages. It contain links to all the functions available to the user from that page, depending upon the activity in which the user is engaged (i.e. the Navigation Menu is context-sensitive).

Pop-up menu

Right-click on any page or form section to open a conventional web page pop-up menu. Options that are not available are greyed out.

Getting help

Click Help at the upper-right corner of the page to open ETSWAP's help information. Certain fields of the ETSWAP forms offer additional help by means of the ? button.

Logout

Use the Logout button at the upper-right corner of the page to log out as a user of ETSWAP. This restores the Log on page so that you, or another user, can log on again when required.

Form navigation

All ETSWAP forms have a section menu at the upper-right corner of the form. The menu provides immediate access to the other sections of the form.

There is also an Accessible Version link at the upper-right corner of all form pages. The link offers the option to open a screen-optimised version of the form for enhanced visibility (but with a slower response).

When working on a form section, use the Tab key to move downward from field to field in the conventional manner.

Standard buttons

All ETSWAP forms have a standard set of buttons for common functions:

  • Print - click to print the open section as a portable document format (PDF) file.
  • Save Form - click to save the current content of the form. Use this button at any time to save your most recent entries and changes to the form.
  • Close Form - click to close the form. The Close Form dialog box opens, prompting you to confirm your action.
  • Next Page - click to open the next section of the form.
  • Previous Page - click to open the preceding section of the form.
  • Spell Check - click to perform a spelling check. The Spell Check dialog box opens, allowing you to conduct a spelling check.
  • OK - click to confirm an action or entry.
  • Cancel - click to cancel your last entry or action on the form.

Keyboard shortcuts

There are keyboard shortcuts for the buttons on all ETSWAP forms, and for buttons in certain dialog boxes. To use a shortcut, press the Alt key and the corresponding alphabetic key simultaneously.

The keyboard shortcuts are:

All forms

These keyboard shortcuts are available on all ETSWAP forms:

  • Save Form ( ALT+S ) - save your most recent entries and changes to the form.
  • Close Form ( ALT+E ) - open the Close Form dialog box.
  • Next Page ( ALT+N ) - open the next section of the form.
  • Previous Page ( ALT+B ) - open the preceding section of the form.

All dialog boxes

These keyboard shortcuts are available on all ETSWAP dialog boxes:

  • OK ( ALT+O ) - confirm your last entry or action.
  • Cancel ( ALT+C ) - cancel your last entry or action.

Close Form dialog box

These keyboard shortcuts are available on the Close Form dialog box:

  • Save Form ( ALT+S ) - save your most recent entries and changes to the form.
  • Discard Changes ( ALT+ I ) - delete your most recent entries and changes to the form.

Search page

These keyboard shortcuts are available on the Search page (see Searching ETSWAP):

  • Next ( ALT+N ) - open the next page of the record.
  • Previous ( ALT+B ) - open the preceding page of the record.
  • Cancel ( ALT+C ) - cancel the search and close the Search page.

Spelling Check page

These keyboard shortcuts are available on the Spelling Check page:

  • Replace ( ALT+R ) - replace an unknown or misspelled word with the word suggested by ETSWAP.
  • Replace all ( ALT+P ) - replace all occurrences of the unknown or misspelled word with the word suggested by ETSWAP
  • Ignore ( ALT+I ) - ignore an unknown or misspelled word detected by ETSWAP.
  • Ignore all ( ALT+G ) - ignore all occurrences of an unknown or misspelled word detected by ETSWAP.
  • Finish ( ALT+F ) - close the Spelling Check page when the check is finished.
  • Cancel ( ALT+C ) - cancel the spelling check and close the Spelling Check page.

Add Attachments page

These keyboard shortcuts are available on the Attachments page.

  • Add ( ALT+A ) - attach a file to a form, email or letter.
  • Remove ( ALT+R ) - remove an attached file from a form, email or letter.
  • Retrieve ( ALT+S ) - find an attached file and open it.
  • Close ( ALT+C ) - close the Add Attachment page.

Searching ETSWAP

The ETSWAP databases are populated with records of many types. When used, this information is presented to you as a series of tables which have a similar format.

When a record table is open, there are two methods of navigating the table:

  • Navigate the records by using the page links.
  • Search the records by using a filter.

Navigate the records by using the page links

  1. Use the Next link or type ALT+N to open the next page of the record table to find the record that you want.
  2. Use the Previous link or type ALT+B to open the preceding page of the record table to find the record that you want.
  3. Click the red arrow in the Select column of the record that you want to see. The search page is then populated with the details of the selected record.

Search the records by using a filter

Navigating the ETSWAP records by using page links can be time-consuming. Filter buttons at the top of the columns of the record tables allow you to speed-up your search. A filter button is an icon that resembles a funnel.

  1. Click the filter button at the top of a table column. A Filter Records Page opens.
  2. To search for text anywhere in the field, click Contains and, in the text field, type a word or some characters that are included in the name of the record you want to find.
  3. To search for text at the beginning of the field, click Begins With and, in the text field, type the first characters of the name of the record you want to find.
  4. Type a sufficient number of characters to distinguish the name of the record from the names of other records.
  5. Click OK or type ALT+O . The record table is restored, showing only the records you have identified.
  6. Click the red arrow in the Select column of the chosen record. The search page is populated with the details of the selected record.

Performing a spelling check on a form

When you have completed a section of a form, you are advised to perform a spelling check before leaving the section.

  1. Click Spell Check .
  2. The Spelling Check page opens.

    The text field highlights, in red, the first unknown or misspelled word detected by the spelling checker.

    The Suggestions list offers alternative words obtained from the internal glossary of the spelling checker.

  3. To use the standard spelling checker, see Using the spelling checker.
  4. To simplify the results, see Using the screen reader friendly spelling checker.

Using the simplified spelling checker

You must first perform a spelling check, as described in the Performing a spelling check on a form section of this document.

If preferred, you can view a simplified version of the spelling check by performing the following steps.

  1. Click Click Here For Screen Reader Friendly Version .
  2. The Screen Reader Friendly version of the Spelling Check page opens.

    The Misspelled Word field shows the first unknown or misspelled word detected by the spelling checker.

    The Immediate Context field shows the sentence in which the misspelled word occurs.

    The Suggestions list offers alternative words obtained from the internal glossary of the spelling checker.

  3. If required, click the Immediate Context field and use the left and right arrow keys to read the whole sentence.

Using the standard spelling checker

You must first perform a spelling check, as described in the Performing a spelling check on a form section of this document.

To replace the unknown or misspelled word with a word chosen from the Suggestions field:

  1. Choose the correct word from the Suggestions list.
  2. Click Replace or type ALT+R . The unknown or misspelled word is overwritten by the suggested word and the Misspelled Word and Immediate Context fields show the next misspelled word found by the spelling checker.

To replace all occurrences of the unknown or misspelled word with a word chosen from the Suggestions field:

  1. Choose the correct word from the Suggestions list.
  2. Click Replace All or type ALT+P . All occurrences of the unknown or misspelled word on the page are overwritten by the suggested word. The Misspelled Word and Immediate Context fields then show the next misspelled word found by the spelling checker.

To ignore the unknown or misspelled word if it is correct:

  1. Click Ignore or type ALT+I . The unknown or misspelled word is not corrected. The Misspelled Word and Immediate Context fields show the next misspelled word found by the spelling checker.

To ignore all occurrences of the unknown or misspelled word:

  1. Click Ignore All or type ALT+G . The unknown or misspelled word is not corrected anywhere on the page. The Misspelled Word and Immediate Context fields show the next misspelled word found by the spelling checker.

When the spelling checker cannot detect any more unknown or misspelled words, the Spelling Check page shows the message Spelling Check Completed .

Attachments

In ETSWAP, there are a number of instances where you are required, or have the option, to attach an electronic file to a form. Often, the electronic file is a conventional PDF, but other files such as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel documents, or even digital images, can also be attached.

NOTE: The size of an attached file must not exceed 19 Megabytes.

To attach a file:

  1. Click Attach or type ALT+A . An Add Attachment page opens.
  2. Click Browse .
  3. Navigate to the electronic file that you want to attach.
  4. Select the file in the usual way. The directory path of the file is shown in the attachment field.
  5. Click OK or type ALT+O .
  6. The selected file is uploaded to ETSWAP by a file transfer protocol (FTP).

    After a brief pause, the Add Attachment page closes and the main page or section is restored.

    A message appears, confirming that the file is successfully attached (uploaded).

To find and read an attached file:

  1. Click Retrieve or type ALT+S . A dialog box opens, listing all the available attached files.
  2. Double-click on the file that you want to open. The selected file opens.

To delete an attached file:

  1. Click Remove or type ALT+R .
  2. The attached file is immediately deleted from ETSWAP.

    The message at the top of the page confirms that the file has been successfully removed.

Passwords and PIN

The ETSWAP web site is a secure environment protected by the application of passwords and personal identification numbers (PIN). From time to time, you may be required to change your ETSWAP password and PIN, usually when prompted by the system.

Passwords

ETSWAP passwords must:

contain lower-case, alphabetic characters only

comprise exactly nine characters arranged as:

consonant vowel consonant consonant vowel consonant consonant vowel consonant

contain a particular consonant vowel consonant triplet once only (e.g. bacdefhij , not bacdefbac )

have no spaces between characters.

Personal identification numbers

ETSWAP PIN must comprise exactly six digits. At least four of the digits must be different, and the PIN must not include a series of six consecutive numbers (e.g. 345678 ).

Signature images

Some ETSWAP pages such as Prepare a Letter or Email and Send Letter require Environmental Protection Agency users to insert a signature image. Environmental Protection Agency users who are authorised to send communications must therefore create an image of their signature that can be used for this purpose.

The signature image must be a bitmap (.BMP) file of exactly 240 pixels in width and 140 pixels in height. The image must be stored at a known location available to the user’s Windows browser.

Inserting a signature image

ETSWAP forms that require a signature image include a Signature Image section and a Choose File button.

  1. Click Choose File . The Create User page is updated with the Upload Signature Image field.
  2. Click Browse, navigate to the required BMP image file and click Open .
  3. Click Continue. The Signature Image section is updated with the directory path of the selected image.
  4. Click Submit. The Signature Image section is updated to show the selected signature image.

Report management

ETSWAP supports report management functionality which allows Environmental Protection Agency users to design customised report templates using SQL server reporting services. The report templates are uploaded into ETSWAP and can then be used to generate reports.

ETSWAP WEB PAGES

The pages described in this section are available to all users.

Help

These pages provide information about every page of the ETSWAP web site. The links on this page open a separate browser in which help information about each page can be seen within context.

Help is also provided by ? buttons beside certain fields on the forms presented by ETSWAP as you work.

The page and button help are context-sensitive, which means that the help information for the page or form that you are using opens when you click a ? button or seek help on a web page.

Access Denied

This page informs you that your account has been disabled. It opens if you attempt to log on to ETSWAP with a valid Username , Password and PIN code but your account has been disabled.

Contact your system administrator for assistance.

Logon

This page opens when you visit the ETSWAP web site: it allows you to log on to the site. When you log on, your credentials are authenticated by ETSWAP before you are permitted to use the site.

The Welcome panel displays the fields necessary to log on to ETSWAP.

The Information panel shows a list of active news items about ETSWAP and the EU ETS, and contact links from which you can obtain assistance.

In the Welcome panel, enter your Username and Password and click Login. Your Username and Password are authenticated by ETSWAP and, if accepted, the Logon page is updated to require you to enter three digits of your six-digit PIN code. The required digits are randomly chosen by ETSWAP and remain the same until you successful log on to the ETSWAP.

Enter the stipulated three digits of your PIN code, then click Login. When you successfully log on, your homepage opens:

Operator User Homepage if you are an operator user.

Verifier User Homepage if you are a Verifier user.

Competent Authority User Homepage if you are a Competent Authority User.

If you enter an invalid Username , Password and/or PIN code more than three times since your last successful log on, ETSWAP locks your account. See Account Locked.

If you have forgotten your password or PIN, see Reset Forgotten Password.

Account Disabled

This page advises that you have tried to open a page of the ETSWAP web site for which you do not have access, or you have attempted to perform an action for which you do not have the required permission.

Contact your system administrator for assistance.

Reset Forgotten Password

If you forget your password or PIN, you can request ETSWAP for a new Password and PIN. The system responds by sending an email which contains a link to the Set Password and PIN page. You must reset your password within 24 hours of your receipt of the email, otherwise the link becomes invalid.

To reset your password
  1. On the Log On page, click Recover Password .
  2. Enter your Username .
  3. Click Send Email .
  4. Click OK. An email with the subject Recover Forgotten Password is sent to your email address.
  5. Open the email and click the link. The Set Password and PIN page opens.
  6. Enter a new Password (see Passwords and PIN).
  7. Re-enter your new password to confirm.
  8. Enter a new PIN (see Passwords and PIN).
  9. Click OK .

When you have reset your password and PIN, the link in the email becomes invalid.

NOTE: If you send another password request while the link in the previous email is valid, ETSWAP sends another email containing a new link. The link in the first email then becomes invalid.

Account Locked

This page informs you that your ETSWAP account has been locked by the system. The page opens if you enter an invalid Username , Password and/or PIN code more than three times since your last successful log on.

To unlock your account, you must change your ETSWAP password.

Contact your system administrator if you require assistance.

Terms and Conditions

This page displays the Environmental Protection Agency’s official Terms and Conditions for using ETSWAP in your user category. It opens when you log on to ETSWAP for the first time. You must accept these Terms and Conditions before you can continue to use ETSWAP.

When you click Accept , your homepage opens:

Operator User Homepage if you are an operator user.

Verifier User Homepage if you are a Verifier user.

Competent Authority User Homepage if you are an Environmental Protection Agency User.

Set New Password

This page opens when you have successfully logged on to ETSWAP and the system requires you to change your password.

If your account has been locked after several failed log on attempts (see Account Locked), the Set New Password page prompts you to reset your password to unlock the account.

Use this page to change your password. You are not required to enter your present password because you have already proved your credentials by successfully logging on.

  1. Click Reset Password in the Navigation Menu and type the new password.
  2. When prompted, type your new password again to confirm it. Usernames and passwords are case-sensitive. You must type them exactly, with the correct capitalisation.

Error Page

This page displays each error message generated by the ETSWAP system.

 

GLOSSARY AND REFERENCES

References

  1. European Union Emissions Trading System Directive 2003/87/EC.
  2. The European Communities (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading) (Aviation) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 274 of 2009).
  3. The European Communities (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading) (Aviation) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 261 of 2010).
  4. The European Communities (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. of 490 of 2012).
  5. The European Communities (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading) (Aviation)(Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 502 of 2012).
  6. and any amendments to the above made to transpose aspects of Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emissions allowance trading within the Community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC(8), as amended from time to time which relate to aviation activities (“the EU ETS Directive”).
  7. Data Protection Act 1988 and as amended by the Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003
  8. Monitoring and Reporting Guidelines (MRG) document, Annex XIV, Section 4.
  9. The Monitoring and Reporting Regulation (Commission Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 of 21 June 2012, hereinafter the "MRR"), defines further requirements for monitoring and reporting.
  10. The Accreditation and Verification Regulation (Commission Regulation (EU) No 600/2012 of 21 June 2012, hereinafter thee “AVR”) on the verification of greenhouse gas emission reports and tonne-kilometre reports and the accreditation of verifiers pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.
  11. European Communities (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 133 of 2007) and any amendments must be provided.
  12. ICAO Document 8585, Designators for Aircraft Operating Agencies, Aeronautical Authorities and Services.
  13. Article 3.7.1.1 of Annex 15 to the Chicago Convention.

Glossary

CARS - Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System

AEM - Annual Emissions Monitoring

AIP - Aeronautical Information Publication

AOC - Air Operator Certificate

ATC - Air Traffic Control

BACS - Banks Automated Clearing System

BMP - Bitmap (image modality)

CA - Competent Authority

CO2 - Carbon Dioxide

CRCO - Central Route Charges Office

CSV - Comma Separated Values

EPA – Environmental Protection Agency

EC - European Community

ETS - Emissions Trading Scheme

ETSWAP - Emission Trading Scheme Workflow Automation Project

EU - European Union

GHG – Greenhouse Gas

GCD - Great Circle Distance

H & S - Health and Safety

IBAN - International Bank Account Number

ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization

kg - kilogram

km - kilometre

NAP - National Allocation Plan

NER - New Entrant Reserve

NIEA - Northern Ireland Environment Agency

OPSI - Office of Public Sector Information

PDF - Portable Document Format

PIN - Personal Identification Number

RBS WorldPay - RBS WorldPay online credit/debit card handling solution.

RDE - Request Determination Extension

RFI - Request for Information

t - tonne

TKM - Tonne-Kilometre Monitoring

WGS - World Geodetic System