Climate Connect News: The Biogas Support Program of Nepal has been issued 31,874 CERs by the UNFCCC. The project’s DOE is DNV and buyers of the CERs include KfW, Swiss RE and Community Development Carbon Fund among others.
The methodology adopted for the CDM project was AMS-I.C. The project activity had the Alternative Energy Promotion Center selling biogas digesters (biogas plants) to households located primarily in the rural areas of Nepal. The project activity reduced GHG emissions by displacing conventionally used fuel sources for cooking, such as fuel wood and kerosene. Although the proposed activity additionally reduce CH4 and N2O emission reductions by introducing a proper disposal of animal waste and by producing a bio-slurry for replacing the household consumption of chemical fertilizers, these emission reductions were not counted for credits states the project document.
The project activity is a sub-project of the Biogas Support Program-Nepal umbrella biogas program that aims to install a total of 200,000 small biogas digesters all over Nepal. Under the first three phases, a total of 111,395 biogas plants have been disseminated all over Nepal.
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