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EU Market: EUAs recover from early weakness to stick near €19 for third day

Published 18:11 on November 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:21 on November 19, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices recovered from an early fall and a weak auction on Monday to close near €19 for a third straight session.

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EU Market: EUAs hold above €19 as power spreads hit 4-year high

Published 19:07 on November 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:07 on November 16, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices ended above €19 on Friday as the UK government stuck to its efforts to pass a Brexit deal, while a huge drop in coal prices boosted the prospects for coal generators to ramp up EUA buying.

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EUA price rise will facilitate German coal phase-out, says industry

Published 15:46 on November 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:48 on November 16, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices will soon rise to levels that will force the closure of a number of German coal plants, according to a member of an major industry association represented on the country’s coal exit commission.

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It’s complicated: Modelling the relationship between EU carbon and fossil fuel prices

Published 13:02 on November 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:19 on November 16, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

While EU carbon futures prices are increasingly seen as driving fossil fuel forward prices, researchers have found a looser relationship in the spot market and differing ones when it comes to the inverse, namely how each fuel affects EUAs.

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Brussels orders Romania to recoup millions it gave utility to cover EUA costs

Published 08:00 on November 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 10:50 on November 16, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The EU has ordered Romania to recover over €60 million from utility CE Hunedoara, deeming illegal the government loans given to help the company meet its EU carbon market obligations.

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Germany should cancel EUAs to counter coal exit -commission

Published 19:51 on November 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 15:17 on November 16, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Germany should cancel EUAs to avoid damping the EU ETS carbon price signal from a coal phase-out due to start next year, the country’s coal commission has reportedly recommended.

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EU Market: EUAs tumble as Brexit deal shakes UK government

Published 11:30 on November 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 02:12 on November 16, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs plunged to near €18 on Thursday as a number of UK ministers resigned over the Brexit deal agreed by British and EU negotiators late Wednesday, raising fears that it will collapse and prompt emitters to sell surplus carbon units before they are locked out of the scheme next year.

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UK ministers back Brexit deal that commits to post-2020 carbon pricing, ETS linking

Published 22:17 on November 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 07:08 on November 15, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The UK government’s cabinet of senior ministers has backed a Brexit text crafted by negotiators, Prime Minister Theresa May said late Wednesday, increasing the chances that lawmakers will endorse the EU divorce deal that keeps the country in the EU ETS until the end of 2020.

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EU Market: EUAs skid back below €20 despite strong auction

Published 21:07 on November 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:18 on November 16, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices slipped back below €20 in another wavy session on Thursday, closing down nearly 2% despite a bullish auction result.

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EU carbon prices will show resilience against eventual speculator sell-off, say analysts

Published 20:04 on November 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 20:04 on November 14, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon allowances are forecast to remain above €20 even in the case of a massive sell-off by the investors who helped prices triple in the past year, analysts said.

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