Guangdong Tightens Offset Eligibility, Rules Out Projects from Pilot Regions

09 January 2017 – Guangdong province on 9th Jan ruled that the use of carbon offsets should less than 10% of the actual annual GHG emissions for year 2016 and 70% of submitted CCER must come from Guangdong. In addition, CCERs come from pre-CDM, other ETS pilot regions, hydropower and fossil fuel combustion related projects are not acceptable.