Energy Recovery Carbon Offset in India UNCDM 1140

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These carbon credits are issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Project administered by the United Nations Secretariat.

They finance verified projects that reduce and eliminate carbon and are subject to a rigorous registration and verification process.

CDM Projects earn Certified Emission Reduction (CER) units each equivalent to one tonne of CO2e.

Each CER has a unique serial number and is recorded on the CDM Registry of the United Nations Secretariat.

Projects can include wind, solar, hydro, forestry, vegetation, biomass waste recovery, chemical and fugitive emission reduction. They aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions whilst supporting sustainable development in developing countries.

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Project Details

SITUATION

The economic stability and social prosperity of developing countries depends upon the sustainable growth of the energy sector. Many are facing growing energy demands, which can lead to a strong dependency on imported coal and oil which places a substantial economic and climatic burden.

SOLUTION

Instead of being vented into the atmosphere, energy such as waste heat in industry can be recovered and utilized to drive power plant turbines that generate electricity. Energy Recovery Project methods include capturing and transferring heat from a process with a gas or liquid back that would otherwise be wasted.

IMPACT

The energy source can be used to create additional heat or to generate electrical and mechanical power. This presents an alternative to the use of fossil fuels and encourages more sustainable production methods and green technology skills.

OUTCOME

Energy recovery CDM projects help to improve energy supply in developing countries, often in situations where they have an unstable electricity grid. It reduces their use of fossil fuels, and helps to provides social and environmental benefits to communities in the surrounding areas.

VERIFICATION

CDM projects adhere to strict technological standards and are rigorously scrutinized through an international monitoring, reporting and verification process.

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