Canadian ‘backstop’ emitters likely to forgo Alberta offset purchases for second straight year

Published 23:05 on April 28, 2021  /  Last updated at 23:18 on April 28, 2021  /  Americas, Canada  /  No Comments

Large stationary installations regulated under Canada’s ‘backstop’ output-based pricing system (OBPS) will likely not use any Alberta offsets for compliance against 2020 emissions, as higher prices and political risk make such purchases difficult, a panel heard Wednesday.

Large stationary installations regulated under Canada’s ‘backstop’ output-based pricing system (OBPS) will likely not use any Alberta offsets for compliance against 2020 emissions, as higher prices and political risk make such purchases difficult, a panel heard Wednesday.

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