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Local Carbon Markets Set to Become More Attractive to Investors

May 25, 2011 by

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As the Kyoto protocol nears its term end, there has been a lot of speculation over where the global carbon market will stand. International meetings like the Cancum(Mexico) summit in December 2010 and the April 2011 talks in Bangkok (Thailand), demonstrated that the global consensus on  the Kyoto carbon mechanism is breaking down. The failure […]

RGGI Auction – Results

December 10, 2010 by

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The 10th auction under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) was held on December 1st. Some statistics from this auction are 1. More than 24 million allowances from the 2009-2011 compliance period were sold for $1.86 each. 2. 38 entities participated for these current compliance period allowances. 3. The entities subject to RGGI compliance purchased […]

CO2 emissions fell 33 percent from 2005 to 2009 across RGGI states – Draft Report

November 25, 2010 by

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A draft report was recently released for stakeholer comments by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. This report claims that annual carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from electricity generators in the 10 states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) were 33 percent lower in 2009 than in 2005. A ccording to […]