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Welcome to the UNEP DTU
CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

UNEP Risoe has changed name to UNEP DTU. This is because we have left the peninsular Risoe and moved into the UN-City in Copenhagen, and because we are still part of the Danish Technical University DTU.

The CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database contains all CDM/JI projects that have been sent for validation/determination. It also contains the baseline & monitoring methodologies, a list of DOEs and several analyses. Almost all information is from and

This monthly newsletter shows a sample of the analysis in the Pipeline. If you want more information, then look into the left column and click on the links to sub-pages or click on the download for the full Pipelines, which contain tables with a line of key information for all CDM and JI projects. You can also download a rather old guidance document to the Pipeline.

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Please cite as "UNEP DTU CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database, August 1st 2014".

Please do not put the spreadsheets on other web-sites, you should only put a link to them on this site.

CDM news:

In July 17 new CDM projects were submitted. These projects were all hosted by India. In addition 1 project from China and 1 from India were resubmitted.

8 CDM projects got their registration action in July, bringing the total number of registered CDM project up to 7538, or 87% of the 8707 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 1152 projects are still at validation and 17 have requested registration.

For 1859 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 267 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 270 projects were rejected by the EB, and 63 projects were withdrawn.

July had a monthly issuance of 6.0 MCERs. The total issuance is now 1472 MCERs.  The average issuance success is 89.6%.

According to the "Annual compilation and accounting report for Annex B Parties under the Kyoto Protocol for 2013" FCCC/KP/CMP/2013/6 the total Voluntary Cancellation until the end of 2012 was 4.9 MCERS, and it could easily be the double now. Since the Voluntary Cancelations in the central registry is now 1.1 MCERs, the Voluntary cancelation in the national registries must be around 10 MCERs. However, it is secret how much was canceled for which projects in the national registries.

We have added a new table 7 at the bottom of the "Analysis2" sheet shoving the number of CDM projects using the SD-tool in each host country for each CDM type. The SD-Tool has now been used for 12 CDM projects (4 of these are PoAs).

In the PDD templates the section B8 showing, which the PDD consultants were, was deleted in March 2012. The UNFCCC has now (after EB80) reinserted this information in all the new PDD formats (for some in the monitoring section).

We have added a new column in the "Analysis" sheet called "Host country use". In this column you can now see the 128 Chinese CDM projects that have applied to be registered in the domestic pilot compliance market (they are marked with the text "CCER val.". In total 270 projects have been submitted to the Chinese domestic pilot compliance market until now. 16 of these projects are registered (recorded) in the Chinese system and 14 have got CCERs issued. We have added 4 new columns in the the far right-hand side of the "CDM_Project" sheet showing the issuance of CCERs and the credit period for these projects.

PoA news:

One new PoAs were submitted in July:

"MPG Geothermal Energy PoA" in Kenya.

Subtracting the 37 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 3 PoAs withdrawn, and the 23 resubmitted PoAs we now have 391 PoAs in the Pipeline: 131 at validation, 6 have requested registration, and 254 are registered.

4 new CPAs were submitted in July for 3 PoAs:

"International water purification programme" in Uganda got 1 new CPA,

"Small-Scale Renewable Energy PoA in Thailand" got 1 new CPA,

"Wind Energy Project PoA" in India got 1 new CPA,

"PoA on RE" in India got 1 new CPA.

We have added a new column in table 2 and 5 in the "PoAanalysis" sheet. It shows how many CPAs have been submitted by each host country, and how many CPAs have used each sub-type. In total 1806 CPAs exist hosted by 64 countries.

One PoAs had issuance of CERs in July.

The CFL lighting scheme – “Bachat Lamp Yojana” got 653.2 kCERs. This bring the total issuance from PoAs up to 0.8 MCERs.

JI news:

No new JI projects were submitted in July.

Excluding the 26 withdrawn projects and 1 rejected project the JIPipeline contains 761 projects (555 in track 1 and 206 in track 2).

No JI projects had issuance in June.

The total sale of hot air is estimated to be 453 Million AAUs

NAMApipeline news: see

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

No new NAMAs were submitted in July.

One new submission on support in July came from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA): "ODA for Climate Change Measures".

This information is used as input to our NAMAPipeline, which now contains 51 NAMAs (including 1 NAMA that was withdrawn) and 10 support programmes.

PledgePipeline news:

The UNEP Emission Gap Report 2013 was published, see

UNEP Risoe is one of the teams that delivered emission data to this report. We regularly update our PledgePipeline on the web-site:

Joergen Fenhann, Rasmus Saldern Antonsen and Thor Nyborg Bendsen

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

UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark

Phone: (+45) 40 20 27 89


If you have comments or questions please contact:

   +45 40 20 27 89

CDM Pipeline overview

PoA Pipeline overview

CDM project distribution within host countries by region and type

JI Pipeline overview

Guidance document
  (updated August 2008)

Publications and papers
  UNEP DTU Partnership