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CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

The CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database of the CDM & JI projects has been updated at and the NAMAPipeline on

CDM news:

In January 5 new CDM projects were submitted: 2 from Lao PDR, 1 from India, 1 from Uganda, and 1 from Senegal. Two CDM projects were resubmitted. 

5 CDM projects got its registration action in January, bringing the total number of registered CDM project up to 7689, or 90% of the 8512 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 815 projects are still at validation and 8 have requested registration. 

For 2145 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 267 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 272 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.

January had a monthly issuance of 3.0 MCERs. The total issuance is now 1645 MCERs.  The average issuance success is 88.6%. 2873 Registered projects have now got issuance; this is an increase of 9 compared to last month.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 9.5 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 5.6 MCERs.

PoA news:

No new PoAs were submitted in January:

Subtracting the 59 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 4 PoAs withdrawn, and the 24 resubmitted PoAs we now have 389 PoAs in the Pipeline: 98 at validation, 3 have requested registration, and 288 are registered.

11 new CPAs were submitted in January:

"Improved Cooking Stoves in Bangladesh" got 8 CPAs,  and

"International water purification programme" got 2 CPAs in Kenya and 1 CPA in Malawi.

In total 2046 CPAs exist hosted by 66 countries.

Three PoAs got a total issuance of 0.12 MCERs in January, so the total issuance from the 28 PoAs with issuance is now 3.8 MCERs. 

We have inserted a new column for the PoAs in the "PoAs" sheet: It contains the UNFCCC "Idval" code. If you google with this code you immediately get the project documents.

JI news:

No new JI projects were submitted in January.

The total issuance of ERUs is 871 MERUs.

NAMApipeline news: see

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

4 NAMAs were submitted in January:

1 from Georgia: "Efficient use of biomass for equitable, climate proof and sustainable rural development", and

2 from Vanuatu: "Rural Electrification in Vanuatu". This NAMA was sent both for preparation (where it got 81,000 US$ from UNDP MDG Carbon) and for implementation.

1 from Peru: "TRANSPerú - Sustainable Urban Transport NAMA". This NAMA got 9 M€ in support from the Nama-Facility.

The total number of NAMAs is now 124 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 158 MUS$ only 2.0% of the total support requested of 8005 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 39099 MUS$. 

INDC & PledgePipeline news:

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

Available at:

The total number of INDC submissions is now 160 (187 countries).

The requested support in Billion US$ until 2030 for Mitigation is (total of 421 Billion US$ for the 54 submissions with data) and for Adaptation (total of 615 Billion US$ for the 61 submissions with data).

If we scale these requested support values up to the total population in the non-Annex-I countries, we arrive at an annual need for international support of 148 Billion US$ for Mitigation and 130 Billion US$ for Adaptation.

The UNEP Emission Gap Report 2015 was published 4. January, see

Our GACMO model, which can be used to calculate the BAU projection and the mitigation part of the INDC can be downloaded from both the and the sites. In this update we have added an option for Biogas production from Municipal waste.

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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CDM Pipeline overview

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CDM project distribution within host countries by region and type

JI Pipeline overview

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