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Key advisors urge Australia to get a carbon price to help fix the energy market

Published 10:02 on October 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:14 on October 24, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia urgently needs to implement a price on carbon and a clear emissions target for electricity, the government’s main economic advisory body said in a government-commissioned report.

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Large forestry project biggest winner in latest Australian offset issuance

Published 10:01 on October 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:32 on October 20, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator this week issued almost 400,000 carbon credits to 22 projects, with an NSW-based forest regeneration scheme earning 145,000 of those.

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Offsets not necessarily low-cost option for Australian emitters, group warns

Published 12:21 on October 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:38 on October 19, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Offset prices are likely to be far higher after 2020 than they have been so far and won’t necessarily provide a low-cost option for electricity retailers covered by Australia’s proposed energy policy, an industry group warned.

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Australian energy plan could form basis for steady offset trade

Published 10:59 on October 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:27 on October 18, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s new energy plan could provide the foundation for healthy demand for domestic and foreign carbon credits from Australian utilities if the government heeds advice from the Energy Security Board.

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Australia’s new energy policy dodges market approach, carbon price

Published 09:58 on October 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:26 on October 17, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s conservative Coalition government on Tuesday outlined its post-2020 energy policy plan, saying it would impose a low-carbon standard on utilities but ruling out a market-based approach.

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Australia Cabinet approves energy plan that ditches clean target to focus on reliability -media

Published 17:47 on October 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:47 on October 16, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s Cabinet has cleared a new energy plan that scraps the recommended Clean Energy Target (CET) and instead imposes obligations on electricity retailers to supply a certain share of coal and natural gas in order to ensure reliability, national media reported.

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Impending deadline to reveal offset demand potential from Australia’s Safeguard Mechanism

Published 11:26 on October 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:26 on October 13, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Companies regulated by Australia’s Safeguard Mechanism must report their FY2016-2017 emissions by Oct. 31, which will clarify whether the scheme’s CO2 benchmarks are as soft as observers think or if some emitters must buy offsets to make good for missed targets.

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Developers Terra Carbon earn 160k Australian offsets in latest issuance

Published 10:55 on October 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:55 on October 13, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Terra Carbon, the biggest sellers of carbon credits to the Australian government, earned just over 160,000 offsets this week as the Clean Energy Regulator distributed close to 300,000 new units.

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Australia minister hints at CET rejection

Published 10:23 on October 9, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:00 on October 9, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg on Monday hinted the government would reject a Clean Energy Target when finalising its climate policy review, saying renewables were becoming so cheap that they don’t need any subsidies.

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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for Oct. 6, 2017

Published 17:18 on October 6, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:26 on October 6, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A table of Verified Emission Reduction (VER) prices and offered volumes, based on voluntary market data provided by CTX.

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