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In 2021, more than 3.5 million were issued to VCS projects in South Africa – almost three times as many as in 2020 (1,198,406).
In 2021, 1,683,837 VCUs were retired for compliance purposes – more than 10 times as many as for voluntary purposes.
|Energy industries (renewable/non-renewable sources)||13|
|Waste handling and disposal||7|
*One VCU represents one tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent that was removed from the atmosphere or not emitted.
Greenhouse gas equivalencies for emission reductions and removals were calculated using the EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator
|Waste handling and disposal||488,882|