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EU Market: EUAs tumble to 1-month low for an 8% weekly fall

Published 20:25 on June 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:11 on June 16, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices plunged heavily on Friday to their lowest levels in a month as traders sold in anticipation of a key options expiry date and as monthly auction volumes approach a record.

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Germany extends support work for poorer nations on carbon markets, orders EU ETS liquidity study

Published 18:30 on June 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:46 on June 15, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Germany is to extend beyond this year a three-year project to support poorer nations on carbon markets, while also opening a tender seeking experts to study EU ETS market liquidity, documents showed.

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Dutch court jails EU carbon trading tax fraud ringleader for 8 years

Published 11:35 on June 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:26 on June 15, 2018  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A court in The Hague on Tuesday sentenced a 46-year-old Pakistani man to eight years in jail over his role in masterminding a €6.5 million ($7.5 mln) tax fraud scheme via the EU ETS.

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Lawsuit over bank RBS’ role in £160m EU ETS tax fraud kicks off in London

Published 23:46 on June 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 08:51 on June 15, 2018  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A £160 million ($212 mln) lawsuit against UK bank RBS brought by creditors over its alleged 2009 role in EU carbon trading tax fraud opened in London on Thursday.

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EU Market: Late selling sends EUAs to first sub-€15 close in two weeks

Published 18:15 on June 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:15 on June 14, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Late selling on Thursday prompted European carbon prices to close below €15 for the first time in two weeks, despite a bullish auction result.

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EU lawmakers strike 2030 renewables deal, fail to agree on energy efficiency

Published 07:02 on June 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 20:59 on June 14, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU lawmakers struck a provisional deal on a 2030 renewables target of 32% early Thursday, but failed to reach agreement on an energy efficiency bill.

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EU Market: EUAs climb further above €15 after bumper auction, as lawmakers close in on stronger energy targets

Published 18:52 on June 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:06 on June 13, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices inched higher on Wednesday after the market managed to absorb a large UK auction and as EU lawmakers were poised to set new clean energy goals.

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EU lawmakers likely to set clean energy goals above 30% -Arias Canete

Published 13:50 on June 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:37 on June 13, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU lawmakers are on course to set 2030 renewables and energy efficiency goals of above 30% later today, Europe’s climate chief Miguel Arias Canete said Wednesday.

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British man disqualified for £7m carbon trading tax evasion

Published 11:58 on June 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:51 on June 13, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A British man has received a maximum 15-year disqualified order for his role in a £7 million tax fraud involving emissions allowances.

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EU Market: EUAs drop below €15 as market struggles to absorb auction volume

Published 12:44 on June 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:52 on June 13, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices dropped below €15 for the first time in almost two weeks on Tuesday as a weak auction result suggested the market could struggle to absorb the wave of heightened volume ahead.

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