Emissions from large combustion, gas turbine and combustion engine plants Verification of individual measurements Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Measurement reports on air pollutant emissions must be submitted to the competent authority for review.

As an operator of a large combustion, gas turbine or combustion engine system, you are obliged to have the emissions determined at regular intervals by means of discontinuous measurements (individual measurements) by a recognised expert in order to monitor the emissions of certain air pollutants. The results of the measurements shall be the subject of a measurement report and submitted to the competent authority for verification.

  • Emission measurement report

The emission measurement report for discontinuous measurements (individual measurements) must comply with the requirements of guideline VDI 4220 Part 2 (Annex A: Model report for emission measurements).

Related Links

  • § 23 Ordinance on Large Combustion, Gas Turbine and Combustion Engine Plants (13th BImSchV)
  • § 24 Ordinance on Large Combustion, Gas Turbine and Combustion Engine Plants (13th BImSchV)

The official requirements for the implementation of the emission measurements as well as for the submission of the emission measurement report result from the approval notice and the regulations of the 13th BImSchV.

In the future, the emission measurement reports will be submitted via the online portal "EMBE-Online".

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Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy, Building and Climate Protection

Last update or date of publication
04.02.2021