Alberta large emitter regime needs tighter benchmarks to avoid credit price crash -analysis

Published 23:06 on September 29, 2022  /  Last updated at 23:06 on September 29, 2022  /  Americas, Canada  /  No Comments

The Alberta government must increase the stringency of its Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) programme even more than it is planning in order to prevent a downturn in emissions performance credit and offset prices, researchers said Wednesday.

The Alberta government’s proposal to strengthen its Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) programme regulating large emitters won’t be enough to prevent a downturn in prices of emissions performance credits and offsets or to put the province on a path to meeting its share of Canada’s 2030 GHG reduction target, researchers said Wednesday.

A Carbon Pulse subscription is required to read this content. Subscribe today to access our unrivalled news and intelligence, as well as our premium content including all job listings. Click here for details.

We offer a FREE TRIAL of our subscription service and it only takes a minute to register. If you already have a Carbon Pulse account, login here.