CARBON 101: How will the EU Emissions Trading Scheme’s MSR work?

Published 16:41 on May 7, 2015  /  Last updated at 13:27 on November 16, 2018  /  Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, Views  /  No Comments

The Market Stability Reserve (MSR) is a rule-based mechanism that automatically regulates the supply of allowances in the EU ETS, allowing the bloc's carbon market to respond to fluctuations in demand and supply. Assuming provisional rules agreed by EU lawmakers this week are given final approval later this year, this is how the MSR will work.

The Market Stability Reserve (MSR) is a rule-based mechanism that automatically regulates the supply of allowances in the EU ETS, allowing the bloc’s carbon market to respond to fluctuations in demand and supply.

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