Category Archives: EU Emissions trading (ETS)

Markets of make-believe

The EU Heads of State have given themselves about half a year to agree on a EU climate and energy policy framework for 2030. The governments should use some of the time they have granted themselves to provide the public … Continue reading

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The ETS allowance bubble

The Commission’s lack of renewable energy ambition is closely linked to its efforts to save Europe’s oversupplied Emissions Trading Scheme. The more renewables in the system, the less demand there will be for allowances and the bigger the Commission’s challenge … Continue reading

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Council throws a bone to ETS

  The council has agreed to advance a proposal to withdraw 900 million allowances from the crippled EU emissions trading system (ETS) to trialogue talks with the European Commission and the European Parliament. This is the latest of many attempts … Continue reading

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