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China carbon veteran joins Shenwu’s emissions arm

Published 23:11 on September 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:11 on September 25, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A veteran Chinese emissions trader has joined the carbon arm of an environmental technological company with a strong base in Chinese steel and non-ferrous metal sectors.

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Chinese coal supplier buys Beijing-based carbon firm

Published 10:07 on September 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:46 on September 21, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The biggest coal-fired power supplier in China’s Shanxi province has acquired a Beijing-based carbon firm to extend its business portfolio to emissions trading, the company said Thursday.

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EU firms voice concerns over China ETS

Published 11:36 on September 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:36 on September 19, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The EU Chamber of Commerce in China on Tuesday raised a number of concerns regarding issues it said might prevent China’s national emissions trading scheme from working properly.

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China’s ETS set to cover 70% of oil industry’s carbon emissions

Published 11:04 on September 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:04 on September 19, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s national emissions trading scheme is set to regulate around 70% of CO2 emissions from the nation’s rapidly expanding oil sector, according to an industry association.

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China ETS needs more auctioning, longer allocation periods -experts

Published 16:25 on September 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:25 on September 18, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China should auction a bigger share of CO2 permits to avoid over-allocation and opt for longer allocation periods to provide certainty for market participants, a group of experts said Monday.

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China govt agency eyes ETS for forestry carbon goal

Published 14:54 on September 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:17 on September 18, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China should use its national emissions trading scheme to fund forestry projects and help meet its LULUCF targets under the Paris Agreement, the State Forestry Administration (SFA) said.

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China’s Jiangsu to tackle CO2 data through cloud system

Published 16:51 on September 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:17 on September 13, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

The government of China’s Jiangsu province has awarded a Hong Kong-listed tech firm a contract to build a cloud computing system that will monitor CO2 emissions from 150 of its biggest companies.

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China urged to not designate CO2 trading platform, allow OTC trade in ETS

Published 12:45 on September 7, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:25 on September 7, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China should as much as possible refrain from government intervention when the national emissions trading scheme launches and allow a healthy OTC market develop in parallel with exchange-based trading, according to experts.

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Researchers urge government control over China ETS

Published 13:41 on September 4, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:56 on September 4, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Chinese government should actively intervene to control price movements and limit OTC trade of CO2 permits when the national emissions trading scheme launches, a think-tank said Monday.

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China ETS seen to have only marginal economic impact on coal generators

Published 12:19 on September 4, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:18 on September 4, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

Even the poorest performers among China’s coal-fired power generators are only likely to face minor costs from the national CO2 emissions trading scheme, according to analysts.

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