California Cap-And-Trade Auction Sells Out At Record Price, Most Allowances Ever Sold In One Auction

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Today the California Air Resources Board released results for the California-Quebec cap-and-trade program’s fourth quarterly joint auction of carbon allowances for 2017. This snap reaction statement summarizes allocation demand, supply, prices, and revenue, and is attributable to Energy Innovation Director…

Statement On 3rd Quarterly California Cap-And-Trade Auction

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3rd quarterly California carbon market auction of 2017 to completely sell out of allowances at highest price in four years, but additional allowance sales threaten state’s ambitious 2030 emissions reduction goal.

Statement On California Legislature’s Vote To Extend Cap-And-Trade System

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California’s state legislature today reached a two-thirds supermajority to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program to 2030. This statement forecasts what impact this vote will have on the state’s carbon market, and can be attributed to Energy Innovation Director of Research Chris…

Statement on legislation to extend California cap-and-trade system

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California’s Governor Jerry Brown, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, and Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León have reached agreement on legislation to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program to 2030.  This statement forecasts what impact this achievement will have on the…

Statement on California carbon auction results: Fundamentals drove demand rebound

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Permit demand surged at California’s carbon allowance auction this month, in line with our prediction: 100 percent of current vintage allowances sold at the auction floor price of $13.80. The sale will raise upwards of $450 million dollars for the state’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. Today’s results underline the California carbon market’s core strength – fundamentally strong policy design.