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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Apr. 20, 2018

Published 13:21 on April 20, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:21 on April 20, 2018  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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China’s State Council approves ETS allocation plan -media

Published 09:33 on April 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 02:41 on April 20, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s State Council has approved an allocation plan for the power sector’s trial emissions trading system, local media reported Thursday, a sign that the government is on track to launch the simulated market this year as planned.

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China slashes power prices to boost industry, paving way for further reform

Published 09:29 on April 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 09:42 on April 19, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China will cut power prices for industrial and commercial users by around 10%, a move likely to squeeze the profits of monopoly grid companies and major generators and pave the way for further power market reforms.

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Carbon trader becomes new CEO of Tianjin Climate Exchange

Published 12:13 on April 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:31 on April 19, 2018  /  Bavardage, China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A Beijing-based trader with China Carbon Futures left the company on Wednesday to take up the position of CEO of the Tianjin Climate Exchange.

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China must cut output from polluting industries 30% by 2030 to meet environmental targets -report

Published 13:14 on April 17, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:25 on April 17, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China will have to cut production levels in its most polluting industries by 30% before the end of next decade to meet the government’s air pollution targets, but the country has the opportunity to build a cleantech market worth $3.2 trillion along the way, according to a study released Tuesday.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Apr. 13, 2018

Published 12:06 on April 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:06 on April 13, 2018  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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China’s biggest grid firm faces NGO court fight for spurning renewables

Published 11:46 on April 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 11:50 on April 12, 2018  /  China  /  No Comments

A Chinese environmental NGO is suing the country’s State Grid Corp., claiming 310 million yuan ($49 mln) in damages for the company’s failure to comply with a 2006 law obligating it to purchase all the renewable energy generated within its area of operation.

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China aims for realtime CO2 data for power stations in ETS

Published 10:54 on April 9, 2018  /  Last updated at 10:54 on April 9, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s climate change office has asked for assistance from the power industry to develop realtime CO2 emissions data reporting for power stations covered by the national emissions trading scheme, a move that if successful would make it the world’s first carbon market to deploy such equipment.

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China’s Shanxi province targets carbon finance to drive coal cuts

Published 10:47 on April 9, 2018  /  Last updated at 08:47 on April 10, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A government-funded financing vehicle in China’s second-biggest coal-producing province has teamed up with the local carbon exchange to leverage public and private capital targeting carbon trading and clean industrial projects in a bid to cut its reliance on coal.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Apr. 6, 2018

Published 10:33 on April 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 10:33 on April 6, 2018  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week.

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