06 May '11, 2am

News [Reuters]: U.N. Clean Energy Scheme Grows, 3,000 Projects So Far

News [Reuters]: U.N. Clean Energy Scheme Grows, 3,000 Projects So Far

U.N. Clean Energy Scheme Grows, 3,000 Projects So Far Date: 06-May-11 Country: UK Author: Nina Chestney Turbines from China's largest wind farm dot a windswept plain in the remote northwest Xinjiang region September 14, 2006. Wind farms are a favoured investment for foreigners seeking new projects under the U.N. Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Photo: Emma Graham-Harrison The United Nations said its Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is growing steadily, having registered 3,000 carbon cutting energy projects to date. Under the CDM, firms invest in projects that reduce climate-warming emissions in developing nations and receive credits called certified emissions reductions (CERs) in return. The scheme began in 2005 and has clean energy projects in 71 countries. As well as the 3,000 projects registered, another 2,600 projects are at various stages of the vetting process, th...

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