Quebec ETS emissions up 1.2% in 2016 as fuel consumption rise overshadows drop in installation output

Published 16:35 on October 3, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:00 on November 3, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Emissions regulated by Quebec’s carbon market rose by 1.2% in 2016 as a drop in installation-level output was outpaced by a steep rise in fuel consumption by the transportation sector.

(Corrects last paragraph to indicate that emitters in the Quebec ETS are required by Nov. 1, 2018 to submit allowances and offsets covering 100% of their emissions during the 2015-2017 second compliance period)

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