Our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA reaches mark of 1.5 Million Tons of Carbon Emissions Reduction

Beijng, Munich, 30.06.2015 Only a bit more than half a year after reaching the 1-million-milestone, our groundbreaking “Sichuan Rural Poor-Household Biogas Development Programme” has now saved a total of 1.5 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions since the beginning of its reduction period on 10th of May 2012. Beyond its outstanding climate protection impact, this […]

UPM’s Sichuan Household Biogas PoA to be presented at EcoAct’s Cap COP21 Climate Innovation Day

On June 23rd in Paris, our colleague and UPM’s long-term advisor Dr. Ralph Westermann will contribute as a speaker to EcoAct’s most prominent Cap COP21 Climate Innovation Day. He will present UPM’s internationally recognized Sichuan Rural Poor-Household Biogas PoA as a successful pioneer solution for climate protection and sustainable development and focus explicitly on the […]

Morocco Inter-Governmental Delegation visits our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA

Our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA was selected among dozens of projects to be part of the final programme of a study tour on Ecological & Sustainable Rural Sanitation in China co-organized by GIZ Morocco, the AGIRE Programme and the Centre of Sustainable Environmental Sanitation of the University Science and Technology of Beijing (USTB), with the support […]

14 new CPAs included in our PoA

On 29th of January 2015,  our “Sichuan Rural Poor-Household Biogas Development Programme” (PoA) has successfully included a new batch of 14 Component Project Activities (CPAs). As a consequence, more than 64,000 additional low income Sichuan rural households are using the advanced biogas digesters as well as the convenient and smoke free cook stoves purchased with […]

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 […]

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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 […]