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What happens if the 2013 free allocation does not happen before 30th April 2014

There is a risk that certain member states will be unable to issue the 2013 free allocation before the 2013 compliance deadline of 30th April 2014.  There is a greater risk that the 2014 free allocation will not be issued … Continue reading

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The Big Game is coming, are you ready for it?

Yesterday, the carbon price dipped under 5.00 euro again for the third time since August this year. It even reached 4.57 euro by the end of business day. While some buyers took advantage and picked up a few thousand EUAs, … 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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Issuing allowances in Phase 3

In Phase 3, allowances will be issued into the market via two ways – by auctioning and by free allocation. Article 10 sets out auctioning rules and very detailed regulations are provided in the Auctioning Regulations (Regulation 1031/2010 published 12th … Continue reading

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Delayed submission of National Implementation Measures

The European Commission sent a note to a meeting of the European Council’s Environment Council on 10th October 2011 where it summarised the compliance by member states with their obligations under the Revised ETS Directive. According to this note and … Continue reading

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