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CCAP at COP25 – Week 1

During the first week of COP25, CCAP hosted three events on carbon markets:

Policy Dinner: Using Article 6 to Engage the private Sector and Spur Low-carbon Investments

Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Time: 7:00- 9:00 pm (20:00-22:00)

Description: The private sector has a critical role to play to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, and Article 6 is seen by many as an important route for private sector engagement. The policy dinner brought together representatives from government and the private sector to consider potential models for using Article 6 to transform private sector investments,. The event featured lessons learned from Article 6 case studies—the Chile “Firm and Flexible” Renewable Energy Virtual Pilot and the Thailand SHIFT project to accelerate the adoption of EVs–and used facilitated discussion to consider effective strategies for using Article 6 to encourage low-carbon investments.

Virtual Pilot Case Study: How Article 6 Can Support Energy Sector Transformation

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm (15:30-16:30)

Location: Nordic Pavilion

Description: Sweden and Chile have worked together to advance an example of a high integrity Article 6 cooperation. Among the first virtual pilot concepts to be showcased globally, the two countries discussed how Article 6 can jump-start investments in “firm and flexible” renewable energy and support Chile’s decarbonization process.

Speakers: Stacey Davis (CCAP) Ida Hamilton (Swedish Energy Agency) Juan Pedro Searle (Chile Ministry of Energy)

Impacts from flexible mechanisms in LATAM economies & Article 6 virtual pilots for future mechanisms

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Time: 4:45-6:15 pm (16:45-18:15)