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CN Markets: China carbon price edges down, as ETS challenges remain

Published 08:49 on September 24, 2021  /  Last updated at 08:49 on September 24, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

The price for Chinese Carbon Emissions Allowances (CEAs) came down slightly over the past week, but the overall market situation remained the same as none of the regulatory and administrative uncertainties hanging over the market have been addressed.

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Guangdong clean power auction attracts moderate interest, premium prices

Published 12:52 on September 23, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:52 on September 23, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Guangdong province on Thursday held its first auction of clean power for which buyers will be issued green certificates, a new type of credit that could emerge as a competitor to offsets. 

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Hubei carbon market shrinks after power plant exit

Published 08:39 on September 22, 2021  /  Last updated at 08:39 on September 22, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Hubei province has released the 2020 allocation for its pilot emissions trading scheme, with the number of allowances to be issued falling by almost 40% after regional coal-fired power plants exited the scheme to participate in the national market.

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CARBON FORWARD 2021: Amid global carbon credit boom, experts gather to discuss risks, opportunities

Published 20:27 on September 17, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:02 on September 21, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The sixth instalment of Carbon Forward – the premier annual environmental markets conference – is back, and it’s stacked with a first-class line-up of speakers to discuss the global boom in carbon credit prices, as well as government- and corporate-led efforts to scale up these markets.

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CN Markets: CEAs rebound somewhat, but activity remains low amid talk of further delays

Published 09:02 on September 17, 2021  /  Last updated at 09:49 on September 17, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Chinese Carbon Emissions Allowances (CEAs) rose by 7% over the past week, though activity remains low as talk of further delays in allocating an outstanding 5 billion permits weighs on traders.

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China flags tougher control of big-emitting projects

Published 14:12 on September 16, 2021  /  Last updated at 14:12 on September 16, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China will tighten control over major energy-consuming projects, wrestling some of the authority back from provincial governments, the country’s top economic planning agency said Thursday.

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China thermal power growth slows down in August on slowing economy, tight coal supply

Published 07:42 on September 15, 2021  /  Last updated at 07:42 on September 15, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s thermal power generation growth dropped to the lowest since last October, according to official data, echoing with earlier expectations that energy consumption growth for the second half of 2021 will slow as the economic output cools down.

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ANALYSIS: Pining to get started, China’s carbon foresters face familiar foes

Published 12:38 on September 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:22 on September 20, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

China is banking on carbon sinks to help meet its 2060 climate ambitions, but the domestic carbon forestry industry is still struggling with familiar obstacles in the Chinese emissions market: lack of regulatory certainty and lacklustre demand.

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China’s State Council backs carbon futures, reiterates support for offsets

Published 04:47 on September 13, 2021  /  Last updated at 08:53 on September 13, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China will develop a carbon futures market in a bid to establish more funding channels for emissions cuts, said an official statement from the nation’s Cabinet, which also indicated a potential expansion in the types of projects that could be eligible to generate offsets for the national emissions trading scheme.

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Ex-BP carbon trader joins Singapore-based emissions desk

Published 04:36 on September 13, 2021  /  Last updated at 08:51 on September 13, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Another carbon trader has left BP to join a recently established emissions desk in Singapore, operated by a major commodity trading house.

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