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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 September 4 new CDM projects were submitted, 2 from India, 1 from Saudi Arabia, and 1 from Brazil. In addition 1 CDM projects were resubmitted from India.

7 CDM projects got its registration action in September, bringing the total number of registered CDM project up to 7771, or 91% of the 8541 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 861 projects are still at validation and 9 have requested registration.

For 2096 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 267 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 272 projects were rejected by the EB, and 63 projects were withdrawn.

September had a monthly issuance of 4.8 MCERs. The total issuance is now 1619 MCERs.  The average issuance success is 89.3%. 2837 Registered projects have now got issuance; this is an increase of 13 compared to last month.

The Voluntary Cancelations of CERs in the central Registry is now 4.6 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 1.4 MCERs.

PoA news:

No new PoAs were submitted in September.

Subtracting the 51 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 4 PoAs withdrawn, and the 22 resubmitted PoAs we now have 393 PoAs in the Pipeline: 105 at validation, 3 have requested registration, and 285 are registered.

7 new CPAs were submitted in September:

"Vietnam Renewable Energy Development Program (REDP)" in Indonesia got 1 CPA,

"Promotion of renewable energy generation in India- Programme of Activities" got 1 CPA, and

"Renewable Energy CDM Programme of Rwanda (RECPR)" got 5 CPA.

In total 2014 CPAs exist hosted by 65 countries.

The total issuance from the 20 PoAs with issuance is now 3.39 MCERs.

JI news:

No new JI projects were submitted and no new issuance in September. The total issuance of ERUs is 863 MERUs.

NAMApipeline news: see

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

No new NAMAs were submitted in September.

The total number of NAMAs is now 99 (3 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 51.45 MUS$, the total support requested is 7828 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 32572 MUS$.

INDC & PledgePipeline news:

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

Available at:

The total number of INDC submissions until 12. October was 122 (150 countries). 119 submissions were sent before the end of 1st October.

54% of the INDCs support international carbon markets.

In the "Analysis" sheet of the INDC & Pledgepipeline we have expanded the table showing all the submitted INDCs. Besides the reduction percentages the table now also includes the international finance needed for Mitigation and for Adaptation for each country.

The UNEP Emission Gap Report 2014 was published 19. December, see

This 2014 Gap report also included calculations of the 2030 GHG emission gap.

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.

Joergen Fenhann and Marco Schletz

UNEP DTU (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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