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e-Serem – A Web-Based Manual For The Estimation of Emission Reductions From JI and CDM Projects

Research paper by Alexandros Flamos, Konstantinos Anagnostopoulos, Dimitris Askounis, John Psarras, Sonja Butzengeiger, Wytze van der Gaast

Indexed on: 01 Jun '04Published on: 01 Jun '04Published in: Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change



Abstract

This paper presentse-SEREM (Smart Emission ReductionEstimation Manual), a cost-free, easilyaccessed and updated, web-based manual forestimating emission reductions from Joint Implementation (JI) andClean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects. e-SEREM's main functions arethe selection of a benchmark for a specificproject type in the power or heat sectorand the calculation of the annual andcumulative emission reductions accrued bythis project for its crediting lifetime.e-SEREM was developed in order to test itsapplicability and practicality in assistingproject developers and evaluators toelaborate baselines easily and calculatethe emission credits earned by candidate JIor CDM projects hosted in several countries.