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CDM Project of TBEC
Project Title
Status
Total Issued CERs (tCO2e)
Project Page
Chao Khun Agro Biogas Energy Project Registered
Registration date:
9 Mar 2009
187,489
CKA UNFCCC Registered Page
Jiratpattana Biogas Energy Project Registered
Registration date:
16 Mar 2009
114,424
JIR UNFCCC Registered Page
Kitroongruaug Biogas Energy Project
Registered
Registration date:
23 Oct 2009
Awaiting Issuance
KIT UNFCCC Registered Page
TBEC Tha Chang Biogas Energy Project Registered
Registration date:
28 Sep 2010
136,437
TCP UNFCCC Registered Page
TBEC LIG Biogas Project Registered
Registration date:
16 Nov 2012
Awaiting Issuance
LIG UNFCCC Registered Page
Programme of Activities (PoA)
Project Title
Status
Project Page
TBEC Biogas Programme for South East Asia Registered
Registration date: 5 Sep 2012
UNFCCC PoA Registered Page
CPA#0001 BSW
Bangsawan Palm Oil
Developing BSW UNFCCC CPA Page
CPA#0002 CWP
Chock Wallapha Palm Oil
Developing N/A
(expecting Dec 2014)
CPA#0003 TCP2
Tha Chang Palm Oil 2
Developing N/A
(expecting Dec 2014)
Clean Development mechanism (CDM)
The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is an arrangement under the Kyoto Protocol allowing industrialized countries with a greenhouse gas reduction commitment (called Annex 1 countries) to invest in projects that reduce emissions in developing countries as an alternative to more expensive emission reductions in their own countries. A crucial feature of an approved CDM carbon project is that it has established that the planned reductions would not occur without the additional incentive provided by emission reductions credits, a concept known as "additionally".

The CDM allows net global greenhouse gas emissions to be reduced at a much lower global cost by financing emissions reduction projects in developing countries where costs are lower than in industrialized countries. However, in recent years, criticism against the mechanism has increased.

The CDM is supervised by the CDM Executive Board (CDM EB) and is under the guidance of the Conference of the Parties (COP/MOP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

TBEC follows the policies of CDM and is proposing for carbon credit inspection called Certified Emission Reductions (CERs).

The CDM project cycle entails seven basic stages as shown in the following diagram.


CDM Project cycle
(From: http://www.tgo.or.th)
where:
DNA : Designated National Authority
DOE : Designated Operational Entities
CDM EB : CDM Executive Board
Benefits of CDM
Benefits
Local
National
Environmental Benefits
- Reduces the amount of waste that occurs. - The development and transfer of clean technologies.
- Decreases the use of fossil fuels.  
- Improves the environment locally  
Economic Benefits - Reduces fuel cost - Stimulates national economy and increases economic stability
- Increases the use of agricultural products such as coconut, palm, sunflower as raw material for renewable energy projects, thus increasing energy production from indigenous sources. - Revenue from corporate income tax.
- Stimulates economic community and creates employment.  
Social Benefits
- People have a better quality of life. Especially health, because of the less pollution. - Promotes sustainable development
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