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By the end of Q3/2021, VCS projects in South Africa issued 2,973,181 VCUs — more than twice the VCUs issued in 2020 (1,319,238).
220,602 VCUs from South African projects were retired in Q3/2021.
AFOLU projects now make up 14% of projects registered or in the pipeline, up from 11%.
|Energy industries (renewable/non-renewable sources)||12|
|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|