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Dormant China CDM project gets welcome voluntary market boost

Published 09:28 on February 5, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:13 on February 6, 2019  /  China, China's Offset Market, International, Kyoto Mechanisms  /  No Comments

An international commodity trading company this week cancelled 100,000 CERs from a project owned by a subsidiary of China’s state-owned power giant Huaneng, making it the latest Chinese CDM project to get some drops of comfort from the voluntary market.

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Global CO2 trading volume spikes 45% in 2018, value soars 250% amid reforms -analysts

Published 21:25 on January 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:27 on January 15, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Zealand, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

Global traded carbon volumes rose 45% in 2018 to a five-year high of 9.1 billion tonnes as the dominant EU ETS market notched stellar price gains, Refinitiv analysts said in an annual market review on Tuesday.

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Beijing ETS companies get access to credits from voluntary car programme

Published 09:50 on January 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:50 on January 14, 2019  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Companies regulated by the Beijing emissions trading scheme will from now on be allowed to use carbon credits from a voluntary programme to cut traffic to help meet their ETS obligations.

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Former EU carbon trader to head up Engie’s Greater China emissions, power desk

Published 10:35 on January 3, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:42 on January 3, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A former carbon trader at PetroChina’s London desk has joined Engie as head of carbon and power trading in the Greater China region.

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Shanghai releases ETS allocation plan for 2018

Published 14:08 on December 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 14:08 on December 19, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Shanghai municipal government released the 2018 allocation plan for its emissions trading scheme, slightly adjusting upwards the programme’s CO2 cap but keeping the system largely unchanged ahead of the national cap-and-trade launch.

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China builds forest carbon offset portfolio ahead of ETS launch

Published 09:30 on November 29, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:06 on November 30, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

China has developed almost 100 forest carbon projects that will generate offset credits for the national emissions trading scheme, with a view to expanding the portfolio further, according to a government report.

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Guangdong offset auction clears 44% above secondary market

Published 09:56 on November 27, 2018  /  Last updated at 09:56 on November 27, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

For the second time in two weeks, Guangdong-issued carbon offsets have sold at auction for well over 40% above secondary permit prices.

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Guangdong ETS continues to see offset supply trickle in through auctions

Published 11:37 on November 20, 2018  /  Last updated at 11:37 on November 20, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Guangdong carbon exchange on Tuesday announced another small auction of offsets eligible for use in the provincial emissions trading scheme, with the minimum bid price set at only around half the clearing price of last week’s sale.

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Guangdong offsets sell at premium to allowances in small auction

Published 11:34 on November 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:55 on November 16, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China Southern Power Grid Co. on Friday auctioned off a small batch of offsets eligible for use in the Guangdong ETS that cleared 39% above the secondary market price for allowances.

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China Southern Power Grid Co. puts Guangdong offsets up for auction

Published 10:58 on November 2, 2018  /  Last updated at 11:53 on November 2, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China Southern Power Grid Co. will auction off a batch of carbon credits issued by the Guangdong provincial government, setting a floor price of 20 yuan ($2.90).

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