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Streamlining CDM procedures for solar home systems (Part A): a review of issues and options
Martens, J.W.; Kaufman, S.; Green, J.
Published by: Publication date:
ECN Policy Studies 1-12-2001
ECN report number: Document type:
ECN-C--01-098 ECN publication
Number of pages: Full text:
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Solar home systems could be an excellent fit for the Clean DevelopmentMechanism under the Kyoto Protocol because they directly displace greenhouse gas emissions while contributing to sustainable rural development. Selling certified emission reduction credits under the CDM could help to accelerate SHS deployment. High transaction costs related to CDM procedures might however, prevent SHSs from benefiting from the CDM. The report explores how standardised baselines and streamlined monitoring and verification procedures could assist in reducing those transaction costs.

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