Sichuan Household Biogas PoA saves one million tons of carbon emissions

We are very proud to announce that as you can see on the counter on the homepage, our flagship PoA, the “Sichuan Poor Rural-Household Biogas Development Programme”, has now saved a total of one million tons of GHG emissions from being released into the earth’s atmosphere since the beginning of its reduction period on 10th […]

Second Issuance of Gold Standard CERs from Our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA

Beijing/Munich, 17.10.2014 Today, our most respected Sichuan Household Biogas Development Programme received its second issuance of carbon credits. This time, almost 390,000 Gold Standard Certified Emission Reductions (GS CERs) have been transferred to us!

Our PoA’s 2014 China National Energy Globe Award Celebrated in Beijing.

The National Energy Globe Award China 2014 was awarded to UPM Umwelt-Projekt-Management GmbH, Chengdu Oasis Science & Technology Co., Ltd and Sichuan Rural Energy Office for an outstanding project that seeks to mitigate climate change by supporting the installations of bio-digesters and provides plentiful clean renewable energy to enhance the quality of life of the […]

Our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA wins Energy Globe Award for China!

We are very happy to inform you that our “Sichuan Poor Rural-Household Biogas PoA received today, on the UN World Environment Day, the Energy Globe Award for the best national project in China! The Energy Globe Award was founded in 1999 by the Austrian energy pioneer Wolfgang Neumann. With more than 160 nations participating and nearly […]

Our PoA reduces 500,000 tons of carbon emissions

Today, UPM’s most respected “Sichuan Poor Rural-Household Biogas Development Programme” has relieved our global climate by 500,000 tons of carbon emissions from the atmosphere since the start of its reduction period on 10th of May 2012. This impressive milestone for climate protection has been achieved by those 73 Component Project Activities (CPAs) that have been […]


A new batch of 20 CPAs successfully included in our PoA

On 24th March 2014, our “Sichuan Poor Rural-Household Biogas Development Programme” (PoA) has successfully included a new batch of 20 Component Project Activities (CPAs) within the CDM framework. Combined with the 53 CPAs previously included, the PoA umbrella now includes a total of 73 CPAs reducing GHG emissions and generating Gold Standard CERs. These 73 […]

Ashden Awards

UPM shortlisted for 2014 International Ashden Awards

Last week, UPM and its Chinese “Sichuan Poor Rural-Household Biogas Development Programme” (CDM Ref. 2898, GS ID 1239) have been officially shortlisted for the 2014 International Ashden Awards. Out of 153 applicants in this prize category, only 25 organisations have been selected for the next stage of Ashden’s evaluation process. The Ashden Awards were founded […]

Our PoA has First Issuance of Gold Standard CERs

After many years of intensive project development work, our Chinese “Sichuan Poor Rural-Household Biogas Development Programme” (CDM Ref. 2898, GS ID 1239) has had its first issuance of approximately 80 k Gold Standard CERs today. Since the CDM Excecutive Board so far has only issued a total of slightly more than 58 k CERs to […]

Season’s Greetings 2013

Happy Carbon Neutral Holiday Season! It is now the period of the year when all, while busy preparing year-end reports, are getting ready to enjoy the holiday season. Within a month-time, several festivities will be celebrated around the world, synonym of family reunion, leisure travelling or resting at home. In appreciation of continuous support and […]

The Sichuan Household Biogas Programme Video

A New Video on the Sichuan Household Biogas Programme

To promote our PoA, we have produced a Video to tell the story of the households of Sichuan. Together with Alberto Guiducci from Devine Films, we travelled to some of the remote areas in which we are distributing the biogas digesters and asked the households about how their lives have changed after they installed the […]


Announcing the Sichuan Household Biogas Programme

fter nearly three years of work, several photo and video shooting trips and meeting many of our friends and of course the households for which we are developing this projects, we are finally ready to talk about our programme! We would like to invite you to learn more about the Sichuan Household Biogas Programme, its […]