Carbon Projects and Markets

An essential course for anyone wanting to understand the carbon markets and carbon project development.

Carbon Projects and Markets courses are

May 16, 2017
- Johannesburg -
R3850 (ex. VAT)

This is an essential course for anyone wanting to understand the carbon markets and how to develop a carbon credit project.

A key aim of the course is to simplify this highly complex area to facilitate good decision making by learners.

This course will give clarity to those people who are unsure if they have a carbon project or simply want to better understand the process and costs to developing a carbon project.

Key focus areas include the history of the carbon markets and their evolutions, current stability of the carbon markets and recent decisions, the evolution of carbon projects their mechanisms and methodologies, stages of a carbon project, costs, timelines, financing options and the local legislative landscape.

We use a number of practical examples to ensure that learners leave this course with a good understanding of all the key elements of a carbon project.


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Benefits of attending the course
  • Discover how the carbon markets were created, their drivers and how their future is being moulded through international negotiation; cap and trade discussions as well as carbon taxation legislation.
  • Gain an understanding of the carbon project development landscape and how it can benefit you and your company
  • Get visibility into timelines, costs and risks relating to developing a carbon project
  • Understand all elements of the carbon project development process
  • Learn about the types of carbon markets and carbon instrument and how carbon tax legislation will impact them
  • Learn tools to identify if a carbon project is viable
  • Learn about the types of carbon projects and registration bodies and what specific documentation is required by these bodies
  • Learn how carbon credits are created and traded
  • Learn skills and resources required to make decisions about carbon projects
Who should attend?

  • Managers and business owners who need to make decisions involving renewable energy and carbon projects development
  • Renewable energy project developers looking for new forms of financing to kick start their project
  • Financial managers who are tasked with assessing the potential revenue streams and ROI of a new project
  • Environmental professionals looking to advise their customers on potential carbon projects
  • Engineers and Facilities managers looking to use the carbon markets to finance efficiencies

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We are available to talk you through any course material
or answer any questions you may have.

Bianca Lindemann

Phone: 021 300 1620
Mobile: 082 424 5540
Robyn Barron

Phone: 011 568 0768

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Did you know?

Terra Firma Academy courses are developed by the experts at Terra Firma Solutions.
Terra Firma Solutions

Terra Firma Solutions is a leading energy engineering solution provider who deliver a start-to-end solution, beginning with strategy development, leading to project implementation, support and maintenance.


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Tel: 021 300 1620 (Robyn Barron)

Fax: 021 300 1621

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Monday to Friday


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Johannesburg 2191

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Phone: 011 568 0768
Fax: 011 568 0767

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