Tag Archives: ERUs

The Golden Ratio

For over two thousand years businessmen have pondered about the Golden Ratio and been fascinated by it. Famous commodity traders such as Pythagoras, Euclid, Johannes Kepler and Fibonacci have all tried to make money out of the Golden Ratio, but … 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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Eligibility of ERUs in Phase 3

The main rules for the use of CERs and ERUs in the EU ETS are set out in the EU ETS Directive article 11a. An earlier blog explains these rules: (http://blog.vertis.com/?p=56) On 23rd January 2013 the Climate Change Committee approved … Continue reading

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Identifying green and grey CERs

Green CERs are ones which can be used for compliance in the EU ETS in Phase 3.  Grey CERs can only be used for compliance up to compliance year 2012, that is, up to the compliance date of 30th April … Continue reading

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Guidance Notes – Units of trade

A short note on different kinds of emissions trading units. GN004_Airlines_Units

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