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CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

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CDM news:

In August two new CDM projects were submitted:

“10 MW Solar Power Project by Krishna Wind Farm Developers Pvt. Ltd.” In India and

“Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation Fuel Switch and Cogeneration Projects” in Swaziland.

Five CDM project got its registration action in August, increasing the total number of registered CDM project at 7784, or 92% of the 8439 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 655 projects are still at validation and none have requested registration.

For 2265 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validation, and for 276 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 278 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.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 1854 MCERs, this is an increase of 5.8 MCERs compared to last month. 3084 registered projects have now got issuance. The average issuance success is 86.6%.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 22.9 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 13.3 MCERs.

PoA news:

One new PoAs was submitted by Kenya in August:

"Energy efficiency and renewable energy measures in thermal applications of biomass”.

Subtracting the 69 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 31 resubmitted PoAs we now have 389 PoAs in the Pipeline: 79 at validation, none have requested registration, and 310 are registered. 

20 new CPAs were submitted in August:

"Biomass Energy Conservation Programme" in Malawi got 19 CPA, and

"Brazilian PoA for NAMA incentivized NCRE Projects" got 1 CPA.

In total 2189 CPAs exist hosted by 75 countries.

The total issuance from the 46 PoAs with issuance is now 9.3 MCERs.

JI news:

No new JI projects were submitted in August.

The total issuance of ERUs is 871 MERUs.

NAMApipeline news: see

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

No new NAMAs were submitted in August.

The total number of NAMAs is 148 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

GEF offered 1.79 MUS$ in support to NAMA0141: “Appropriate Mitigation Actions in Energy Generation and End Use Sectors in Sri Lanka”

The total support offered is 164 MUS$ only 2% of the total support requested of 9031 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 42460 MUS$.

NDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at:

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

Now 133 Parties (159 countries) responsible to 86.7% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement.

Non-state actor news:

Our Climate Initiatives Platform (CIP) at has been updated. CIP now contains 222 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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