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NZ Market: NZUs rally 3.2% to hit new highs after govt ETS proposals

Published 08:48 on August 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 08:49 on August 14, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand carbon allowances rose more than 3.2% on Tuesday as the market responded to a raft of government proposals to amend the emissions trading scheme. Read More
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Protracted renewal of German EUA auction platform to leave gap in sales

Published 19:20 on August 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:55 on August 13, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

German EUA sales will be put on hold from early November, the European Commission said late Monday, with the weekly auctions expected to resume in Q1 2019 after the bloc's regulations have been amended to reflect the renewal of the country's contract with exchange EEX. Read More
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RGGI compliance player holdings remain low in Q2 as speculators continue to accumulate -report

Published 20:57 on August 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 02:15 on August 14, 2018  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

The number of RGGI allowances (RGAs) held for compliance purposes remained at historically low levels in Q2, according to a report published Monday. Read More
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New Zealand proposes major ETS overhaul

Published 10:07 on August 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 08:02 on August 14, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand on Monday released a consultation paper proposing major revisions to its emissions trading scheme, including setting an annual absolute cap, replacing the fixed price option with a cost containment reserve, and launching a process to phase down free allocation to industrials. Read More
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EU Market: EUAs break above €18 as thinly-traded rally continues

Published 12:47 on August 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:00 on August 13, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices climbed above €18 to set a new seven-year high on Monday, extending their run of recent gains amid thin volumes and August’s curtailed auction supply. Read More
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Land-based projects capitalise as Australia issues 237k carbon credits

Published 10:11 on August 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:39 on August 13, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator last week issued 236,502 new carbon offsets, all of which went to projects seeking to save greenhouse gas emissions through land-use management. Read More
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California power emissions, fuel consumption keeping pace with 2017

Published 02:59 on August 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 08:14 on August 14, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Power sector emissions and fuel consumption in California moved in opposite directions during recent months, mirroring 2017 levels and potentially cancelling out the overall impact on the state’s cap-and-trade emissions. Read More
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WCI holding limits to shrink on Sep. 14 due to Ontario departure

Published 19:35 on August 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:35 on August 10, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Entities participating in the WCI cap-and-trade programme will see their holding limits revised downward next month to account for Ontario leaving the linked carbon market. Read More
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No decision on NEG, but Australian states agree to keep talking

Published 03:49 on August 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 03:13 on August 13, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australian state ministers on Friday chose to defer a final decision on the proposed National Energy Guarantee (NEG), but will launch a four-week consultation process on the policy if it goes through the federal Coalition party room next week. Read More
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EU Market: EUAs set new 7-year high near €18, notch 1.2% weekly rise

Published 19:30 on August 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:30 on August 10, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices reached their highest level since May 2011 on Friday, setting a fresh seven-year peak in thin trade amid curtailed auction supply. Read More

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