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The 6th Joint Committee of the JCM between Indonesia and Japan was held in Tokyo.

Feb 17, 2017

The 6th Joint Committee of the JCM between Indonesia and Japan was held with representatives from both governments in Tokyo, Japan from 9 to 10 February 2016.

This committee approved the registration of the seventh JCM project in Indonesia and the sixteenth in the world! Besides the registration, the Joint Committee members discussed the JCM beyond 2020.

Mr. Edwin from Indonesia, co-chair of the Joint Committee, wrapped-up the meeting with passionate remarks, "The JCM is like a baby between Indonesia and Japan. We would like to continuously take hands and raise this baby".

The decision of the Joint Committee will be available at The JCM website:

JCM website

Despite a cold snowstorm outside, a hot discussion has taken place inside the meeting room.

Co-chair of Day 2, confirming the technical instruments of methodologies and project registration, one by one.

Face to face information sharing was one of the highlights, as well as the approval of revised procedures.
Ministry of the Environment, Japan, received a DVD from an Indonesian entity (PDPDE) with its project development recorded.

Viet Nam: Introduction of Amorphous high efficiency transformers in power distribution systems [Yuko-Keiso Co., Ltd.]

Feb 9, 2017

Amorphous high efficiency transformers have arrived in the power distribution systems in southern Vietnam.

By introducing amorphous high efficiency transformers, the existing power distribution systems are now being upgraded to "quality infrastructure", a concept promoted by the Japanese government.

Currently, some projects are being implemented to disseminate same technology to central and northern part of Vietnam.

This project is conducted as a JCM Model Project subsidized by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The project information is available at:
Introduction of Amorphous High Efficiency Transformers in Southern and Central Power Grids (GEC website)

Amorphous high efficiency transformers before the installation

Site visit for final inspection of JCM model project by the secretariat team of the JCM Financing Programme

Cambodia: Introduction of solar panel Power Generation at an International School [Asian Gateway Corporation]

Feb 1, 2017

A rooftop solar power generation system (1MW) was installed at an international school in Phnom Penh. The electricity generated is used within the school.

The solar power generation system is utilized not only for power generation but also for education of children who will take Cambodia into the future, as part of the school curriculum for environmental education. In the future, the generated power will also be used for charging the school buses.

The project information is available at:
Introduction of Ultra-lightweight Solar Panels for Power Generation at International School (GEC website)
Introduction of the project (ISPP website)

Students of the international school and an installed solar panel

Solar panels were installed on the roof of 2 school buildings.

Mongolia: 10MW Solar Power Project in Darkhan City [Sharp Corporation]

Jan 26, 2017

A Large solar power generation plant (10MW) was constructed in Darkhan City which is located 230 km North of the capital city Ulaanbaatar and has started its operation on January 1, 2017.

Solar panels were installed on a vast land as wide as 40 football fields. This project contributes to dissemination of renewable energy in Mongolia.

Mongolia relies a large amount of its energy supply on coal.. The solar power generation plant supplies clean energy and contributes to reduction of GHG emission and improvement of air pollution as well.

This project is conducted as a JCM Model Project subsidized by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The project information is available at:
10MW Solar Power Project in Darkhan City (GEC website)

The solar power generation plant started its operation on January 1. Winter has arrived and the land is covered with snow.

Construction: Setting up frames for solar panels.

Construction: Solar panels are installed on a vast land as wide as 40 football fields.

Started its operation on January 1 and the completion ceremony was held on January 19.

Myanmar: Introduction of Waste to Energy Plant in Yangon City [JFE Engineering Corporation]

Jan 23, 2017

Yangon, the biggest city in Myanmar is facing the challenge of waste treatment. Leapfrogging from land fill to incineration and power generation will be implemented by this project.

This project will reduce CO2 emission by waste to energy system and also reduce the amount of unsanitary waste dumped in landfill. The construction is ongoing in order to respond to expectations by the locals.

This project is conducted as a JCM model project subsidized by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The project information is available at:
Introduction of Waste to Energy Plant in Yangon City (GEC website)

Waste to Energy Plant under construction

Inspection by Yangon City Mayor

Welcomes the Philippines to the JCM family!

Jan 19, 2017

We would like to extend a warm welcome to the Republic of the Philippines, becoming the seventeenth JCM partner country!

The Philippines had been longly expected to join the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) since the signing of an aide memoire with intent to establish the JCM in December 2015.

On 12 January 2017, the bilateral document to start the JCM was signed in Manila, in the presence of Prime Minister Abe and H.E. President Duterte.

Signing of the bilateral document would trigger off JCM project implementation, expected to contribute to climate change countermeasures in the Philippines.

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On 12 January 2017, signing ceremony in Manila

In December 2015, at the Paris COP21, Japan and the Republic of the Philippines signed an aide memoire with intent to establish the JCM.

Malacañang Palace, where the signing ceremony was held. Pasig River, a landmark of Manila city, runs in front of the palace.

Palau: Small Scale Solar Power Plants for Commercial Facilities in Island States
[Pacific Consultants Co.,Ltd.]

Jan 10, 2017

The largest solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in Palau were installed on the rooftops of commercial facilities (220.5kW on a warehouse and 150kW on a supermarket). Shining blue PV modules, harmonizing with the surrounding blue sea, contribute to CO2 emission reductions in Palau. PV modules manufactured by KYOCERA Corporation well stands for breeze from the beautiful sea.

This project is conducted as a JCM model project subsidized by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The project information is available at:
GEC website

The first JCM credits between Palau and Japan were issued from this project.
JCM website

PV installed to Surangel and Sons Company

PV installed to Western Caroline Trading Company
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