Category: Archived News

Another successful field work on methane emissions in Central Asia

Carbon Limits, in cooperation with the Global Methane Initiative, concluded another on-site LDAR campaign in Kazakhstan. The campaign, carried out in September 2016, surveyed a number of upstream oil and gas facilities in Aktobe region in North West Kazakhstan. Carbon Limits is coordinating a Methane Abatement Programme in Kazakhstan with the objective of identifying main … Continued

Carbon Limits helps Mozambique register off-grid solar CDM program

Carbon Limits has developed and registered the first CDM program for renewable electricity in Mozambique, working on behalf of Mozambique’s National Energy Fund (FUNAE). The registration of the program with the UNFCCC is the culmination of four years of collaboration among Carbon Limits, FUNAE, local Mozambique consultants and other stakeholders, with the support of the … Continued

Flare Reduction in Iraq – workshop in Stavanger

From 9th to 11th August in Stavanger, Carbon Limits, together with Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and Norwegian Environment Agency hosted a workshop on flare reduction for a delegation from Iraq. This workshop was held under the project “Flare Reduction in Iraq” which is part of a broader cooperation between Norway and Iraq that has started in … Continued

Carbon Limits holds a MACC workshop in Sri Lanka

Carbon Limits recently completed a first mission to Sri Lanka as part of the UNDP project focusing on mitigation actions in the energy generation and end use sectors in Sri Lanka. The project includes development of Marginal Abatement Cost Curves (MACC) for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency options in Sri Lanka. The project also focuses … Continued

Published in the Journal of Energy in Southern Africa: Suppressed demand in the CDM – conceptual and practical issues

Randall Spalding-Fecher’s article on a “suppressed demand”, a significant challenge where energy services provided are insufficient and current consumption does not reflect the real demand, was published in Vol 26 of “Journal of Energy in Southern Africa”. The article can be downloaded here: http://www.erc.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/119/jesa/26-2jesa-spalding-fecher.pdf  

Development of a gas master plan for Gabon – final workshop

The WB/GGFR has been working with Gabon for several years, and in 2015 Carbon Limits was awarded the contract for the project entitled “Identification of Gas Market Development and Gas Flaring Reduction Opportunities in Gabon”, which has as its main objectives: To provide a technical opinion on the existing projects for gas flare reduction; To … Continued

Carbon Limits participates in new work on climate finance and transformational change

Randall Spalding-Fecher has contributed to a new study which explores how results-based funding could be delivered effectively by using tools and processes of crediting mechanisms. The study focuses on key design aspects for programmes using crediting mechanisms, including the suitability of using crediting mechanisms to deliver results-based funding, achieving a high mitigation impact, fostering transformational … Continued

Methane emissions measurement in Kazakhstan

Last week, Carbon Limits successfully performed a methane and VOC detection and measurement campaign on gas transmission and distribution facilities in Kazakhstan. Once analysed, the data will serve as the basis to identify viable emissions reduction opportunities. In addition to identification and measurements, a number of “easy-to-fix” leaking components were repaired on the spot. We … Continued