Peatland Code Projects Summary

Summary information on Peatland Code projects on the registry.

Image Sphagnum magellanicum © Charlie Campbell

Peatland Code Projects Summary

Peatland Code projects on the UK Land Carbon Registry Diggers Reprofiling Gully (C) Stephen Corcoran

Please note the following information is correct as of February 19th 2024:

Projects Summary

Total number of Peatland Code projects  244
Total Area of Peatland  32,735ha 
Average project size   134ha 
Average project duration    80 years 

 


Number of projects by peatland type

 Bog   241
 Fen    3

 

Number of Peatland Code projects by Country

Number of Projects

 Scotland  England  Wales  Northern Ireland
Under Development  196  34  12  2
Project Validated  72  6  7  0
Restoration Validated  19  0  3  0
Verified (at year 5)  0  0  0  0

 

Projects summary by country

Scotland

Year Number of projects registered Area of peatland registered (ha)

Emissions reductions registered

(tCO2e)

Area of peatland Project Plan Validated (ha) Emissions reductions Project Plan Validated projects (tCO2e) Area of peatland Restoration Validated (ha)  Emissions reductions Restoration Validated (tCO2e) Area of Verified projects (ha) Emissions reductions Verified projects (tCO2e)
2017 1 77 7,628 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 0 0 0 77 7,628 0 0 0 0
2019 1 249 102,457 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 11 2,175 654,779 354 129,759 0 0 0 0
2021 31 4,408 996,255 728 141,595 326 110,085 0 0
2022 73 9,524 2,388,303 1,791 469,254 69 18,229 0 0
2023 75 9,941 2,052,783 7,561 1,819,069 2,331 600,707 0 0
2024 4 239 74,805 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 196 26,612 6,277,010 10,511 2,567,296 2,726 729,020 0 0

 

England

Year Number of projects registered Area of peatland registered (ha)

Emissions reductions registered

(tCO2e)

Area of peatland Project Plan Validated (ha) Emissions reductions Project Plan Validated projects (tCO2e) Area of peatland Restoration Validated (ha)  Emissions reductions Restoration Validated (tCO2e) Area of Verified projects (ha) Emissions reductions Verified projects (tCO2e)
2017 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 8 557 130,856 22 1,664 0 0 0 0
2022 9 1,596 142,931 48 4,041 0 0 0 0
2023 16 2,168 358,686 389 52,134 0 0 0 0
2024 1 350 23,113 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 34 4,671 655,856 460 57,839 0 0 0 0

 

Wales

 

Year Number of projects registered Area of peatland registered (ha)

Emissions reductions registered

(tCO2e)

Area of peatland Project Plan Validated (ha) Emissions reductions Project Plan Validated projects (tCO2e) Area of peatland Restoration Validated (ha)  Emissions reductions Restoration Validated (tCO2e) Area of Verified projects (ha) Emissions reductions Verified projects (tCO2e)
2017 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 4 326 14,301 111 8,724 0 0 0 0
2020 1 35 2,747 11 1,108 0 0 0 0
2021 3 499 35,251 331 19,441 0 0 0 0
2022 2 267 16,886 115 14,658 0 0 0 0
2023 2 152 11,514 233 13,415 0 0 0 0
2024 0 0 0 34 3,471 0 0 0 0
Total 12 1,278 80,699 835 60,817 0 0 0 0

 

Northern Ireland

Year Number of projects registered Area of peatland registered (ha)

Emissions reductions registered

(tCO2e)

Area of peatland Project Plan Validated (ha) Emissions reductions Project Plan Validated projects (tCO2e) Area of peatland Restoration Validated (ha)  Emissions reductions Restoration Validated (tCO2e) Area of Verified projects (ha) Emissions reductions Verified projects (tCO2e)
2017 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2022 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2023 2 174 30,953 0 0 0 0 0 0
2024 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 2 174 30,953 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

 

 

Map of Peatland Code Projects

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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