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CDM as instrument for industrial development and poverty alleviation in Caucasus - II Phase

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is a mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol that will enable projects in emerging economies that lead to a reduction of greenhouse gases, to get an extra revenue stream.

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs sponsors a program that will be implemented by two Norwegian organizations: Norsk Energi  and ECON  and the Energy Efficiency Centre Georgia.

This is a four phase program and will include the following elements:

  1. Capacity Building: Conducting a capacity building program on CDM; identification of long-list of potential projects and prioritizing short-list.

  2. PIN - Project Idea Note Workshop in Tbilisi, March 27th, 2008 - Development: Preparation of PINs for the projects on the short-list. Present the PINs to potential investors and financial institutions

  3. PDD – Project Design Document.  Preparation of PDDs for the selected projects.    

  4. CDM Project Implementation

Activities Phase II

  1. Suggest potential CDM projects for development of PINs;

  2. Screen potential projects and select most suitable for PIN preparation and one project for the development of PDD;

  3. Organization of Information seminar dedicated to bundling of projects within bioenergy sector;

  4. Develop PINs and Business Plans for the selected Projects;

  5. Develop a PDD in cooperation with Norsk Energi and ECON;

  6. Organization of final workshop with the participation of all interested stakeholders, CER buyers, authorities. The purpose of the workshop is to link buyers of CERs with sellers and local project developers.

The last workshop took place in Tbilisi, Thursday March 27th, 2008.

Workshop  in Tbilisi, March 27th, 2008 - 1

Workshop  in Tbilisi, March 27th, 2008 - 2

A number of CDM projects were presented by project partners from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

Workshop presentations and PINs developed in the project framework:

  1. Capacity Building Program Funded by NMFA (PDF, 867 KB)

  2. DNAs Azerbaijan and Armenia (PDF, 763 KB)

  3. DNA in Georgia (PDF, 120 KB)

  4. Proposed SHPP projects in Armenia (PDF, 263 KB)

  5. Ali-Bayramli TPP Azerbaijan (PDF, 1.1 MB)

  6. Upper Karabakh HPP Azerbaijan (PDF, 449 KB)

  7. Mardakan Biogas Plant Azerbaijan (PDF, 136 KB)

  8. Enguri HPP Georgia (PDF, 1.9 MB)

  9. Wind Farm Project Georgia (PDF, 1.7 MB)

  10. Small Scale Biodigestors in Rural Georgia (PDF, 1.6 MB)

  11. Efficient Lighting Project Georgia (PDF, 1.7 MB

  12. Final PIN Enguri SSC HPP (PDF, 136 KB)

  13. PIN wind farm final (PDF, 135 KB)

  14. Final PIN small biodigesters (PDF, 220 KB)

  15. PIN efficient lighting final (PDF, 184 KB)

  16. Final PIN Karenergo Windfarm (PDF, 135 KB)