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Carbon Markets Workshop

Registration fee: J$1000.00 per person
Date: March 21-22, 2012
Seminar Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
Target Group:

Government Agencies, Electric Utilities,
Independent Power, Producers, Private Sector, Universities.

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Contact Person: Ms. Ann Marie Miller, Department of Physics, UWI
Tel.: 1-876-927-2480 * Fax: 876 977-1595

Claudia Raimundo is a Senior Consultant at IT Power Ltd. (ITP). She is responsible for implementing technical and non-technical projects relating to the realization of renewable energy, energy efficiency and environmental projects globally. Since she joined ITP Claudia has been working mainly in the areas of the carbon market, and policy development, pro-gramming and implementation in the field of energy for developed and developing countries, working closely and in cooperation with EU Member States and the European Commission and with African and Caribbean countries.
Claudia has more than 10 years of experience within the consultancy, engineering and research sectors. In the Caribbean she has worked in cooperation with the Cayman Institute in drafting the recommendations for the development of the Cayman Energy Policy and with Guyana’s Ministry of Agriculture in preparing and executing Guyana’s Second National Communication to the UNFCCC: Mitigation and Abatement Analysis for the energy sector.


Day 1

  • Climate Change Negotiations
  •  Kyoto Protocol and the Flexible mechanisms
  •  Clean Development Mechanism
  •  Programmatic CDM (pCDM) or Programme of Activi-ties
  •  Applicability of CDM and pCDM for the Caribbean Region
  •  Case Studies of CDM Projects in the Caribbean Re-gion
  •  Lessons learn from developing CDM Projects

Day 2

  • Overview of other (current/planned) carbon market schemes/mechanisms—namely under the voluntary car-bon market
  • Facts and figures of voluntary carbon market schemes
  • How can developing countries and specially projects in the Caribbean region benefit from these schemes/mechanisms
  • Future of the carbon market and expected impacts for the region
  • Possibilities for RE projects developed in the region to qualify and earn revenue from the sale of carbon credits


  •  Brief Overview of the carbon market theory
  •  Potential advantages and disadvantages of carbon markets
  •  Environmental externalities
  •  Theory of externalities of climate change and market failure
  •  Policy option for dealing with environmental externali-ties
  •  Establishments of the carbon prices from its supply and demand curves
  •  Issues affecting the supply and demand of carbon
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