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CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

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CDM news:

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CDM news:

In January one new CDM projects was submitted from Iran.

Four CDM projects got their registration action in January, increasing the total number of registered CDM project to 7796 or 93% of the 8362 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 563 projects are still at validation and 3 have requested registration.

For 2349 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 276 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 278 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.

The total issuance is now 1893 MCERs, this is an increase of 4.5 MCERs compared to last month. 3118 registered projects have now got issuance. The average issuance success is 85.9%.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 27.2 MCERs. In South Korea CERs can be converted into Korean Carbon Units if they are from CDM projects in South Korea and cancelled voluntarily. This already happened for 16.5 MCERs.

PoA news:

No new PoA was submitted in January.

Subtracting the 71 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 31 resubmitted PoAs we now have 389 PoAs in the Pipeline: 79 at validation, none have requested registration, and 310 are registered.

6 new CPAs were submitted in January:

“Improved Cook stoves Programme – India” got 5 CPA for Kenya and Uganda, and

"Improved Cook Stoves for East Africa (ICSEA)" in Rwanda got the 1 CPA.

In total 2243 CPAs exist hosted by 75 countries.

The total issuance from the 50 PoAs with issuance is now 12.4 MCERs.

NAMApipeline news: see

The UNFCCC NAMA Registry can be accessed by the public at the webpage:

January had the second highest number of submitted NAMAs ever!!

16 new NAMAs were submitted in January, 12 from Moldova, 2 from Thailand, 1 from Chile and 1 from Mexico:

“The promotion of small scale CHPs in the Republic of Moldova”,

“Promotion of heat pumps in the Republic of Moldova”,

“Promotion of wind power plants (WPP) in the Republic of Moldova”,

“Use of solar energy for domestic hot water production in the Republic of Moldova”,

“Promoting Energy Efficient Lighting in the Republic of Moldova”,

“Hybrid and electric buses and minibuses in the city of Chisinau”, also in Moldova

“Clinker substitution at cement production”, also in Moldova

“Reducing GHG emissions from Enteric Fermentation by including dried grape marc in cattle ratios.”, also in Moldova

“Implementation of soil conservation tillage system in the Republic of Moldova.”,

“Afforestation of degraded land, riverside areas and protection belts in the Republic of Moldova”,

“Use of energy willow for heat generation in the Republic of Moldova”,

Waste to Energy (WTE) NAMA in The Republic of Moldova”,

“Removal of atmospheric carbon through recuperation of degraded Chilean agricultural soils”,

“Subnational mitigation actions for the restoration of degraded forests and the implementation of planned grazing” in Mexico,

“Greening Thailand’s Government Buildings”, and

“Greening Thailand's Low and Middle Income Housing”.

The total number of NAMAs is 165 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 164 MUS$ only 1.5% of the total support requested of 11196 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 46400 MUS$.

NDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at:

Our Pledgepipeline includes the Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs/NDCs) that are submitted to the UNFCCC.

Now 146 Parties (173 countries) responsible to 88.1% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement.

Our Emission Gap Report 2017 is available at:

Non-state actor news:

Our Climate Initiatives Platform (CIP) at has been updated. CIP now contains 228 International Cooperative Initiatives and CIP is a data provider to the UNFCCC NAZCA platform, the Non-state Actor Zone for Climate Action. 

If you are in a secretariat/focal point for an ICI, you can register and be upgraded to a user, where you can get a password to update the information about your ICI.

Joergen Fenhann and Marco Schletz

UNEP DTU Partnership (formerly known as UNEP Risoe)
Danish Technical University

UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark

Phone: (+45) 40 20 27 89


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