Preliminary Selection Result for Financing Programme for JCM Model Projects in FY2020 (1st Selection)

   Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) as an implementing organization for the Financing Programme for Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) Model Projects in FY2020, has been solicited proposals for the financing programme and is announcing the 1st selection of 10 projects.


Purpose of Programme

   Japan establishes and implements the Joint Crediting Mechanism (hereinafter referred to as “the JCM”) in order both to appropriately evaluate contributions from Japan and to greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions or removals in a quantitative manner achieved through the diffusion of low carbon or decarbonizing technologies, products, systems, services, and infrastructure as well as implementation of mitigation actions in developing countries.
Starting from Mongolia in January 2013, Japan has established the JCM with 17 partner countries (Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Chile, Myanmar, Thailand and Philippines) at this moment.
In order to support the implementation of candidate JCM projects, Ministry of the Environment, Japan (hereinafter referred to as “MOEJ”) has been implementing the “JCM Model Projects (hereinafter referred to as “model project”),” which includes collaboration with projects supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and government-affiliated financial institutions.
The purpose of this model project is to financially support the implementation of projects which reduce GHG emissions by utilizing leading low carbon or decarbonizing technologies in developing countries, and in return, to acquire JCM credits for achievement of Japan’s GHG emission reduction target. Moreover, along with the Overseas Development Strategy (Environment) compiled by Cabinet Office in June 2018, the JCM model project aims to contribute to global GHG emission reductions, through the diffusion of leading low carbon or decarbonizing technologies.

Overview of Selected Projects

   GEC is accepting project proposals for FY2020 between 6 April 2020 and 30 October 2020. After reviewing proposals and conducting hearing, GEC selected the proposals listed below. GEC will further examine the project contents and provide a notice to the representative participants for the final decision before the proposed projects are implemented.

<Projects Selected in the First Selection>

No. Partner Country Representative Participant Project Title Expected GHG Emission Reductions (tCO2/year)
1 Viet Nam Kanematsu KGK Corp. 57MW Solar Power Project in An Giang Province 28,208
2 Viet Nam DAIICHI JITSUGYO CO., LTD. Introduction of Biomass Co-generation system to Food Factory 24,115
3 Viet Nam Marubeni Corporation Introduction of Biomass Boiler to Soluble Coffee Manufacturing Plant 23,908
4 Viet Nam Acecook Co., Ltd. Introduction of High Efficiency Boiler System to Food Factory 9,852
5 Viet Nam Hitachi-Johnson Controls Air Conditioning, Inc Introduction of High Efficiency Air-conditioning System to Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City 188
6 Lao PDR Kayama Kogyo Co.,Ltd. 14MW Solar Power Project in Vientiane Province and Borikhamxay Province 8,030
7 Indonesia NiX Co., Ltd. 6MW Mini Hydro Power Plant Project in West Sumatra 18,319
8 Thailand The Kansai Electric Power Company, Incorporated Introduction of 8.1MW Rooftop Solar Power System in Motorcycle Factory and Fiber Factory 3,797
9 Thailand The Kansai Electric Power Company, Incorporated Introduction of Energy Saving Centrifugal Chillers to Machinery Factory 225
10 Philippines Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.  29MW Binary Power Generation Project at Palayan Geothermal Power Plant 72,200 




1. About Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)

2. Speech by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at COP21

“…many of the advanced low-carbon technologies do not generally promise investment-return to developing countries. Japan will, while lowering burdens of those countries, promote diffusion of advanced low carbon technologies particularly through implementation of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM).”

  For the full text of his speech, please click here.


Organization Contacts

For further information, please contact:

Attn: Hiroshi TAKAHASHI, Masami ISHIHARA

Financing Programme Group, Tokyo Office Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
4th Floor Hongo Ozeki Bldg., 3-19-4 Hongo Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan