Energy traders welcome reforms seen as shoring up ailing EU carbon market
Utilities may unwind hedges amid uncertainty over EU emissions market
Market participants optimistic due to political support, survey finds
Airlines set to remain on fringes of emissions scheme until 2016
California is set to launch the world’s second-largest carbon market, but threats of litigation have kept many potential market participants sitting on the sidelines
Federal judges reject the US Environmental Protection Agency’s latest clean air rule, disappointing emissions market participants and shaking confidence in the viability of US cap-and-trade schemes
Legislation that would stop US airlines from complying with the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) survived a key vote in Congress this week, casting further doubt on the EU’s efforts to bring non-EU airlines into the ETS and creating…
With carbon prices plunging both the Europe and the US as the fragile global economy takes place Energy Risk is speaking to key players within the industry regarding the future of the carbon markets and what developments are foreseen in the future
Confidence crisis for carbon?
Pollution rule could impact long-term ERCOT reliability and create additional costs as power plants devote resources to understanding the new system, ERCOT warns
European Emissions House of the Year: Deutsche Bank
Californian carbon cap-and-trade scheme suffers legal set-back on road to 2012 start date
Industry experts are wary of European Commission proposals intended to bring additional safeguards to the spot market
New Hampshire House votes to leave RGGI, New Jersey could follow; change in states’ attitudes to cap-and-trade “not surprising”
Looking beyond 2012
On the back of Russia starting to issue ERUs, increased market liquidity will lead to tighter ERU/CER spreads, say analysts
Prices for European Union carbon allowances (EUAs) will rise sharply in 2012 as companies hurry to hedge their emissions compliance requirements by the end of that year.
First California Carbon Allowance forward underlines US interest in trading, contract standards to evolve as activity increases
Carbon brokers establish their own checks for assessing counterparty risk, following European market authorities’ failure to react to a spate of carbon market fraud.