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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 April 10 new CDM projects were submitted, 8 from India and 2 from LaO PDR.. In addition 1 project from India was resubmitted.

8 CDM projects got its registration action in April, bringing the total number of registered CDM project up to 7730, or 90% of the 8630 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 986 projects are still at validation and 14 have requested registration.

For 1988 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 267 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 271 projects were rejected by the EB, and 62 projects were withdrawn.

April had a monthly issuance of 10.6 MCERs. The total issuance is now 1551 MCERs.  The average issuance success is 89.0%. 2770 Registered projects have now got issuance; this is an increase of 16 compared to last month.

The Olkaria II Geothermal Expansion Project (ref=3773) submitted a SD Tool report.

In total 17 SD Tool reports have been submitted.

The Voluntary Cancelations of CERs in the central Registry is now 3.0 MCERs.

The CDM project: "Fuel Switch at Corobrik’s Driefontein Brick Factory in South Africa" was registered in April as the first project using an Approved Standardized Baseline (ASB4).

PoA news:

No new PoAs were submitted in April.

Subtracting the 44 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 4 PoAs withdrawn, and the 22 resubmitted PoAs we now have 397 PoAs in the Pipeline: 115 at validation, 3 have requested registration, and 279 are registered.

10 new CPAs were submitted in April:

"MicroEnergy Credits – Microfinance for Clean Energy Product Lines – India" got 1 CPAs,

"Up Energy Improved Cookstove Programme, Uganda" got 2 CPA,

"National Solar Power Development Programme, India" got 1 CPA,

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

"Solar Water Heater Program in India" got 2 CPA, and

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

In total 1974 CPAs exist hosted by 65 countries.

The total issuance from the 17 PoAs with issuance is now 2.5 MCERs.

Since CERs has been voluntary cancelled for a PoA we have inserted a column in the "PoA" sheet showing this.

JI news:

No new JI projects were submitted and no new issuance in April.

The total issuance of ERUs is 863 MERUs.

NAMApipeline news: see

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

One new NAMAs from Mexico was submitted in April:

"Federal Road Freight Transport NAMA for owner operators and smaller fleet carriers".

The total number of NAMAs is now 88 (3 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 1 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 73 MUS$, the total support requested is 6359 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 30911 MUS$.

INDC & PledgePipeline news:

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

The first INDC was submitted to UNFCCC from Switzerland the 27. February,       EU submitted its INDC the 6 March, Norway the 27 March, Mexico the 30 March, United States the 31 March, Gabon the 1 April, Russia the 1 April, and Andorra the 30 April.

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

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

UNEP Risoe is one of the teams that delivered emission data to this report. We regularly update our INDC & Pledgepipeline on the web-site, when new INDCs are submitted:

Our Pledgepipeline has now been enlarged with columns for 2025, 2030, and 2040 in order to make it ready to accommodate the INDCs, which will be included when they are submitted to the UNFCCC.

Joergen Fenhann and Rasmus Saldern Antonsen

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

PoA Pipeline overview

CDM project distribution within host countries by region and type

JI Pipeline overview

Guidance document
  (updated December 2008)

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