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India CDM pipeline October report

Small projects in India continue to be the main CER recipients. Total CERs issued for October aggregate to just $5.4 million. This month has also seen a decline in the overall number of projects submitted for prior consideration to the CDM.

Global View
The growth of the CDM pipeline in October was about average with 96 new projects. The amount of CERs issued is now 341 Million CERs, only 7.5 Million CERs were added in October.

The UNEP Risoe CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis have decreased projection of CERs to be available by the end of 2012 from 1212 MCERs to 1168 MCERs. The amount of CERs issued is now 341 Million CERs, only 7.5 Million CERs were added in October.

Leading indicator 1: Projects requesting prior consideration in India
27 projects from India in October requestes for prior consideration which was lower than the YTD monthly average of 51. The global projects submitted for prior consideration also has declined in this month to just 80. So Indian projects continue to be about 34% of the global pool. Most of the projects continue to be small in nature with 5 bundled projects.

CDM Prioir Approval Chart
The table below has additional details on the projects submitted from India.

Leading indicator 2: Projects requesting registration
10 projects from India requested registration which forms 15% of the global number.


1 20 MW Biomass Power Project in Tamilnadu
2 Hydro Electric Power Project of Celerity Power Pvt. Ltd
3 5.5 MW Bundled Wind Power Project by WMI Cranes Ltd.
4 24 MW Bhilangana - III Hydro Power Project
5 3.00 MW bundled Wind Power Project by Shree Jai Ambe Associates at Brahmanvel, Dist. Dhule (Maharashtra), India
6 Dagachhu Hydropower Project, Bhutan
7 Biomass based Power Plant in Polakpalli Village, Gulbarga District, Karnataka
8 Avoidance of HFC-134a emissions in rigid Poly Urethane Foam (PUF) manufacturing by Acme TelePower Limited (ATPL)
9 12.5 MW Small Scale Grid Connected Wind Electricity Generation Project by KRBL Ltd., District Dhule, Maharashtra, India
10 N2O abatement in MP Nitric Acid plants at Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited, India

Projects registered:
A total of 34 CDM projects were registered last quarter with a potential of generating 2.1 million CERs annually. Of these 9 projects (26%) came from India with a potential of generating 319,909 CERs (15% of the amount issued globally).
Count of projects registered in October:
Count of projects registered in Octiber

CERs expected from the projects registered in October:
CERs expected from October

Projects registered from India in October


Reference Project Registered Reductions
2807 10 MW Bhavani Barrage-2 Small Hydroelectric Project for a Grid connected system, Tamil Nadu, India 30-Oct-09 14140
2699 D.light Rural Lighting Project 30-Oct-09 30052
2768 Flare Gas Recovery and Utilization of Recovered Flare Gas for process furnace and other heating applications 30-Oct-09 27834
2729 5 MW Chirchind Grid-Connected SHP in Himachal Pradesh, India 26-Oct-09 16861
2795 Avoidance of GHG emissions in rigid Poly Urethane Foam (PUF) manufacturing by LIL 18-Oct-09 21482
2709 Chhattisgarh Lighting Improvement Project (CLIP) in Rajnandgaon Circle, Chhattisgarh , India 12-Oct-09 24927
2605 100 MW Wind Power Project by RS India Wind Energy Pvt. Ltd. at Matrewadi & Varekrwadi, Satara district in Maharashtra 11-Oct-09 177980
2706 KL Rathi Steels 1.5 MW Wind Power Project at Kutch District, Gujarat 5-Oct-09 2710
2434 Methane recovery from wastewater generated at Paper manufacturing unit of Sree Sakthi Paper Mills Ltd., Kerala 1-Oct-09 3923

CER Issuance
A total of 284,974 CERs (approx value of 3.7m Euros or US$ 5.4m based on the spot prices) were issued over the last month in India.The average CER per project from India for this month was 25K CERs per project continue to be lower as compared to the global average 98K CERs per project for October.

CER Issuance Oct:
CER Issuance 2009

Additional Resources
Data Monitor
JAS Quarterly review: India CDM activity depressed, some innovative projects in pipeline

Table: Projects requesting prior consideration in October 2009 

  Project title Entity Name
1 Avoidance of coal by burning hydrogen for thermal application in chemical plant in Osmanabad district of Maharashtra, India Balaji Amines Ltd.
2 50 MW Solar Thermal Power Project at Jaisalmer ACME Tele Power Limited (ATPL), Gurgaon, India
3 Methane capture and utilization for energy generation at Pappireddiipatty Varalakshmi starch industries private limited
4 2 x 600 MW Power Project by Coastal Energen Private Limited Coastal Energen Private Limited
5 Energy efficient polyester production process using post-use PET waste Polygenta Technologies Limited
6 Bundled wind power project by Gangamai Industries and Construction Limited M/s Gangamai Industries & Construction Ltd.
7 Small scale bundle with energy project in India2 M/s Highway Infrastructure Private Limited
8 Wind power project by Relaxo Fottwears Limited in Rajasthan Relaxo Footwears Limited
9 Small scale bundle wind energy project in India M/s Eagle Seeds & Biotech Ltd
10 Fossil fuel replacement by renewable biomass for thermal energy application in spray drier H & R Johnson (India) Ltd
11 Dam spillage based small hydro power project Mohite & Mohite Pvt. Ltd.
12 Natural gas based Energy Generation Project though Centralization of Utilities at Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI), by QEPL Quippo Energy Private Limited
13 Energy Efficient Green Building at New Delhi by ONGC Ltd. Oil and Natural gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)
14 2 0.8 MW Wind Power CDM Project by Arex Industries Ltd., Gandhinagar-Gujarat, India Arex Industries Ltd.
15 Shree Sidhbali WHRB CDM Project Shree Sidhbali Ispat Ltd.
16 Fly ash bricks and block manufacturing by Magnum Concretes Pvt. Ltd MAGNUM Concretes Pvt. Ltd,
17 2_0.8 MW Wind Power CDM Project by Texmo Industries, Mettupalayam Road, G N Mills Post, Coimbatore 641029, Tamil, Nadu, India Texmo Industries
18 1.5MW Wind Power Project by Idupulapadu Cotton Mills Limited Idupulapadu Cotton Mills Limited
19 Electrical Power generation from Renewable Source of Energy - Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) in India {Bundled Project}6 Quantum Equipment company Ltd.
20 Bagasse based cogeneration project by Purna Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Limited in Maharashtra, India Purna Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Limited (PSSKL)
21 Biomass residue fired boiler for steam and power requirements Kudos Chemie Ltd.
22 Grid connected renewable electricity generation in Tamil Nadu, (M.K.M MOHAMED ILYAS - WEG capacity 0 600kWx1) - Bundle project M/s. M H Jewellers
23 Wind power project in Tamilnadu, India – structured by AQUA sub Enggineering URS Productively
24 Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) processing plant in Agra by Ultra Urban Infratech Limited Ultra Urban Infratech
25 1.8 MW Windmill Power Project in Tamil Nadu Coimbatore Pioneer Fertilizers Ltd.
26 Biomass based energy generation at Shambhu Textile Mills Pvt. Ltd. Shambhu Textile Mills Pvt. Ltd.
27 Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) processing plant in Amritsar by AKC Developers Limiited AKC Developers Limited


Author: sustainabilityoutlook
Document Tag: India Policy Tracker