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Hoarding EUAs

An industrial company holds around 8 million EUA allowances left over from Phase 2.  It projects that it will take four or five years to use them up.  The allowances are worth over thirty million euro. The same company holds … Continue reading

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Allocation, caps and other mysteries.

While we are having a little break in the back-loading theatre and the European Commission is enjoying its summer cocktail parties, everyone’s eyes are turning to the allocation. There are two questions: when will it happen and how big it … Continue reading

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CER and ERU eligibility in Phase 3 – not so easy

In Phase 3 you don’t comply by surrendering CERs and ERUs.  Rather, you submit CERs and ERUs for exchange into Phase 3 EUAs. However, there are limits on which CERs and ERUs are eligible for exchange into EUAs.  The rules … Continue reading

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Back-loading has been voted through this time!

The plenary of the European Parliament has this time approved back-loading. The price reaction on the decision can be followed on vertis.com.

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Debate the reform of the EU ETS

This morning our Chairman, James Atkins, is participating in a round table discussion in Strasbourg with business representatives and MEPs organized by the International Emissions Trading Association and GLOBE EU, an association of EU legislators. This meeting will debate the … Continue reading

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