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  • Carbon Credits in Mexico

    Total Energy Services, a Mexican integration company for enviromental and energy projects, has signed a joint venture partnership with GPT Consultores from Chile in order to elaborate and present clean energy projects for obtaining Carbon credits. At present the number of projects being analyzed is 6 in the areas of methane secuestration, hydro facilities and is satrting the development af a ...


    By Total Energy Services

  • School board to sell carbon credits

    Over five years this innovative transaction - one of the first of its kind - will generate more than $1.7 ...

  • Seven arrests in Carbon Credit Investigation

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) officers investigating a GBP38 million suspected VAT fraud swooped in early morning raids. The suspected fraud involved the trading of emissions allowances (often called ‘carbon credits’). Seven people were arrested in the Gravesend and Greater London areas and twenty seven properties, both business and residential, were searched.  Further arrests are likely ...


  • School board to sell carbon credits

    The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and the Greening Canada Fund (GCF) signed an agreement this week under which TDSB will begin selling carbon credits to GCF - credits created from results of the Board"s efforts to make significant reductions to its greenhouse gas emissions. Over five years, this innovative transaction - one of the first of its kind - is expected to generate more than $1.7 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Is the UK ready for carbon credits, and will they work?

    eWEEK Europe UK, www.eweekeurope.co.uk, is exploring the technology impact of the UK's Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme in its new live events channel. The online publication designed for the new era of IT is inviting people to participate in a live webinar: 'Carbon Credits, Copenhagen and UK IT':Date: Tuesday 15th December, 2009Time: ...


    By RealWire

  • MM&A Approved as Carbon Credit Verifier

    Marshall Miller & Associates (MM&A) has recently been approved by the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) a qualified, independent verifier for carbon credits related to coal mine methane (CMM) and Abandoned Mine Methane (AMM) projects. CCX is the world’s first legally binding rules-based greenhouse gas emissions trading system. Basically, carbon credits can be earned (and traded on the exchange) ...


  • Regulations being developed for international carbon credits

    The government is developing regulations to specify the carbon credits known as assigned amount units that will be accepted for compliance with the emissions trading scheme, Climate Change Minister David Parker announced today. 'The ETS legislation allows imported assigned amount units, or AAUs, to be surrendered under the New Zealand emissions trading scheme, but only where these AAUs meet the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Regulations being developed for international carbon credits

    The government is developing regulations to specify the carbon credits known as assigned amount units that will be accepted for compliance with the emissions trading scheme, Climate Change Minister David Parker announced today. 'The ETS legislation allows imported assigned amount units, or AAUs, to be surrendered under the New Zealand emissions trading scheme, but only where these AAUs meet the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Could carbon credit schemes save the whale?

    It's likely that commercial whaling has released around one hundred million tons of carbon to the atmosphere over a century or so. That's according to researcher Andrew Pershing, who believes that carbon credit schemes could be employed as an incentive to protect whales and large fish such as bluefin tuna. In a joint project backed by the University of Maine, US, and Gulf of Maine Research ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Initiative: Carbon-credit dollars for timber lots

    For most of Oregon's history, the forests like the ones near Paul Nys' house were places where a landowner could get wealthy. Cultivated from seed, rows of trees were grown to a healthy middle age and then chopped down, buzzed into lumber at sawmills and shipped out. Over the years, the retired schoolteacher has had many offers to buy his property, like many other landowners in the state's timber ...


    By Associated Press

  • Harmonic Energy Initiates Technology Review for Carbon Credits

    Harmonic Energy Inc. (OTCQB: ASUV) (OTCBB: ASUV) is a company focused on tire manufacturing and recycling, using an innovative approach to energy efficiency and sustainability. Harmonic is honored to announce that it has initiated a technology equipment review for carbon credits earned through the use of its environmentally friendly recycling process. Harmonic Energy will ...


    By Harmonic Energy Inc.

  • Indigenous Brazilian tribe certified to trade carbon credits

    Brazil's Paiter Suruí community has become the first indigenous group in the country to receive international certification to sell carbon credits in return for protecting and restoring forests in their Amazonian territory. The Suruí community, which numbers around 1300 people, was first contacted ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Carbon Trust delivers credit boost for small businesses

    Small businesses struggling for credit during the credit crunch received a boost today as the Carbon Trust announced it has doubled the maximum size of its interest-free Energy Efficiency loans from £100,000 to £200,000 – and increased the overall loans pot by 45 per cent to £31 million this year. The move is in response to the difficult market conditions and will enable small businesses to ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Epcon Seeking Companies in the Carbon Credit Market

    Epcon has been in the business of manufacturing, selling, and developing patented technologies relevant to thermal oxidizers and regenerative thermal oxidizers since 1976, long before Climate Change was widely accepted as the theory its become. But as environmental concerns have steadily been mounting, the efficiency technologies comprising our oxidizers have also been steadily improving. ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • Post 2012 Carbon Credit Fund - Project Developers aim to lock in their future carbon credit revenues now

    Creating certainty for project developers while a post-2012 agreement has not yet been accomplished, the Fund’s investors affirm their commitment to the carbon credit market.  At the Carbon Expo in Barcelona the Fund announces continued interest among project developers as uncertainty over a post-2012 agreement persists. In the last few weeks alone, the Fund has signed two ERPAs and several ...

  • Carbon credit trading schemes and carbon offsets as part of an investment product

    The Financial Services Authority (FSA) are receiving an increasing number of reports from people who have been approached by firms promoting carbon credit trading schemes or offering carbon offsets as part of an investment product to individuals. ClimateCare recommends that any individual that has been approached by a business selling carbon offsets as a personal investment reads the advice on ...


    By ClimateCare

  • carbon-investments.co.uk: EU, Australia See Joint Carbon Credit Trading Future

    Earlier this week, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard confirmed that, as of July 2012, the country’s top polluters would have to pay $23 in carbon tax for each emitted ton of CO2. The tax is expected to be in effect until 2015, and to be replaced by a compliance carbon credit trading scheme thereafter. The European ...


    By PRWeb

  • AquaCritox® Qualifies For Financial Credits

    Irish firm SCFI has received a declaratory ruling from Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) - part of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) – qualifying its world-first AquaCritox wet waste destruction technology as a Class 1 renewable energy source. The ruling means the technology is now eligible for generous ‘low emission’ and ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • New York to build 2400 MW of offshore wind by 2030

    Just one day after announcing the closure of one of the state’s biggest nuclear power plants, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo put forward a grand plan to build 2.4 gigawatts of offshore wind power by 2030, beginning with a 90 megawatt (MW) project off the coast of Long Island. In one of a series of speeches of his unconventional “State of the State” tour, Gov. Cuomo urged the Long ...

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