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Carbon Markets Sustainability

Department of Telecom seeks PWC for charting carbon credit policy for telecom firms

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has enlisted PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in order to evolve a carbon credit policy for mobile phone companies. Another strategy is to evaluate the techno-commercial feasibility of powering 3.5 lakh telecom towers with green or “renewable” energy. (Read our article entitled Telecom towers to run on renewable sources) PwC India will suggest […]

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Carbon Markets News

Carbon Credits approval for RPower Solar Project

The solar project of 100MW capacity of Reliance power in Rajasthan received carbon credit approval under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The Clean Development Mechanism is one of the instruments created under the Kyoto Protocol to facilitate carbon trading. It is the first of the flexible mechanisms governed by a regulatory body […]

Carbon Markets Energy

MAHAGENCO – Successfully Completed One Year in Operating Solar PV Project

The state owned power utility company MAHAGENCO (Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd) is successfully operating a solar PV power plant since the past one year in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra. MAHAGENCO operates large thermal power plants in the state making it a major power generating company. MAHAGENCO initially commissioned one demonstration solar PV project […]

Carbon Markets Featured

Want to earn carbon credits but confused about the future of carbon markets?

It is important to know about the benefits and risks of a carbon credit project considering the uncertainty of carbon markets. Identifying business risks associated with a carbon credit project (Green House Gas emission reduction project) allows a project developer to realize the projected financial outcome in the future and also offer insights on risks […]

Carbon Markets Technology

How solar PV projects can earn carbon credits?

Renewable energy is helping many countries to complete its economic transformation and achieve energy security.  Solar energy is one of the most abundantly available forms of energy that is be a solution to our everi ncreasing energy demand. The Earth receives 174 petawatts (PW) of incoming solar radiation in the upper atmosphere. Out of that, approximately 30% is reflected back […]

Carbon Markets Forestry

The long awaited reforestation project of PIL has been registered under the VCS

The long awaited reforestation project from India has been registered under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). Prakash Industry Ltd is now avail carbon revenue benefit from their 282.35 hectares of reforested land. Project is registered on Oct 2011 by VCS board. Prakash Industries Limited (PIL) and their associates have started reforestation activities in Durg, Raigarh […]

Carbon Markets Energy

India’s first solar PV project registered under the CDM

On 16th May 2011, India’s first 5 MW of installed capacity solar power project registered under the Clean Development Mechanism that uses solar PV technology for power generation.  This project is now eligible to earn carbon revenue from year 2011 onwards. Please find following details relevant to the project activity;   General Info Project Title: […]

Carbon Markets

Methane emission from waste water treatment plants can earn carbon revenue

Methane (CH4) is emitted from both anthropogenic and natural sources.  Fossil fuel production, rice cultivation, biomass burning, and waste management are some of the activities that release methane.  In case of organic waste, it is produced from microbial decomposition of organic matter in the absence of oxygen (Anaerobic decomposition). Wastewater from domestic (municipal sewage) and […]