RGGI eyes linkages with other carbon trading jurisdictions

Published 00:29 on June 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:29 on June 23, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

RGGI states are courting stakeholder input on how other jurisdictions could join or link to the regional ETS, while continuing to consider other changes including the elimination of offsets from the scheme. Read More

Swiss-EU ETS link to advance after immigration hurdle side-stepped

Published 14:44 on June 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:44 on June 22, 2017  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Officials are preparing technical proposals this year to the link the EU and Swiss carbon markets after both jurisdictions resolved an overarching immigration issue. Read More

NA Markets: California allowances rise on post-2020 rumours, while RGGI prices jump for no obvious reason

Published 00:46 on June 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:46 on June 23, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California carbon allowance prices jumped around 1.3% in a week as rumours circulated of possible solutions to the challenge of re-authorising the Californian cap-and-trade system post-2020. Read More

EU carbon prices to break new bearish ground amid an ETS Brexit -analysts

Published 16:39 on June 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:39 on June 22, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices are expected to fall deeper into bearish territory until 2021 should the UK decide to leave the EU ETS, analysts said Thursday, despite the advent of more ambitious market reforms and the supply-curbing MSR. Read More

Gas investments risk being stranded assets too, says report

Published 14:52 on June 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:52 on June 22, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International  /  No Comments

Global gas investments risk becoming stranded assets if nations stick to their Paris Agreement emission goals, with increasing competition from renewables also threatening the sector, according to a report published Thursday. Read More

EU Market: EUAs test technical support after poor auction result

Published 20:47 on June 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:16 on June 22, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs ended little changed on Thursday after testing technical supports following a weak auction. Read More

US grid operator PJM proposes coordinated carbon price rules

Published 22:33 on June 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:37 on June 21, 2017  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Mid-Atlantic grid operator PJM has proposed a new method to integrate the carbon pricing policies of individual states into the region’s wholesale energy market. Read More

EU nations align with Brussels on keeping international flights out of ETS

Published 12:38 on June 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:50 on June 21, 2017  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

EU nations have agreed a position largely in line with a Brussels plan to extend the suspension of extra-European aviation emissions from the EU ETS until ICAO’s global CORSIA regulation is evaluated. Read More

China central govt assigns responsibilities for executing ETS launch

Published 10:32 on June 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:48 on June 21, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s central government on Wednesday assigned tasks to specific government organisations in relation to launching the ETS and other climate policies, a move designed to speed up the execution of the programmes. Read More

EPH adds to UK generation portfolio with purchase of two Centrica gas plants

Published 12:57 on June 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:39 on June 21, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

UK-based Centrica is selling two gas-fired power stations to a subsidiary of EPH, marking the latest in a growing number of European energy asset acquisitions for the Czechia-headquartered firm. Read More

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