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on the low-carbon world.

2012-06-26 21:15
On 19th June Pawel Wierzbicki participated in a debate on EU ETS policy organised by the leading Polish national daily, Rzeczpospolita.  Topics covered included options for cutting CO2 emissions with...
2012-06-21 20:45
The Union Registry has been activated.  Here some information about the changes to the system and the procedures to activate your accounts. Every registry account holder (Authorized Representative or...
2012-06-13 12:45
We are taking advantage of the transition of the registries and will be out of office on training on 14th and 15th June.
2012-06-11 09:10
It is not easy to get hold of clear guidance on using the new Union Registry.  We have asked the Commission and several countries but not received anything.  However, here are some useful resources: T...
2012-06-03 09:28
Vertis sales-trader, Nicolas Laporta, took to the road this week in a different way. He was part of the Eneco CO2 tour in which over thirty carbon traders and brokers cycled 360km from Rotterdam to Co...
2012-05-24 13:03
The largest annual carbon conference and trade fair is being held in Cologne from Wednesday May 30th to Friday June 1st. You can find us at booth A-031 in hall H 11.1. Our team looks forward to meeti...
2012-05-13 20:02
Green CERs are ones which can be used for compliance in the EU ETS in Phase 3.  Grey CERs can only be used for compliance up to compliance year 2012, that is, up to the compliance date of 30th April 2...
2012-05-11 10:53
THE UNION REGISTRY WILL SOON BE READY TO USE The European Commission has announced that the Union Registry will open on 20th June.  From 3rd June all transfers will be suspended on national registries...
2012-03-27 13:05
A short note on different kinds of emissions trading units. GN004_Airlines_Units
2012-03-14 17:30
This is a short introduction to registries.  It is aimed at people not yet familiar with the EU ETS. GN003_Airlines_Registries
2012-03-14 17:20
We have sent to aviation clients very basic guidance on various emissions trading issues.  These are not for advanced users, but for readers who are new to the EU ETS and looking for information on ba...
2012-03-06 17:17
An airline wants to comply using CERs or ERUs.  For the year 2012, it has emissions of 100,000 tons.  It can use up to 15,000 CERs or ERUs for compliance.  For each of the years 2013 to 2020 it also h...
2012-02-27 10:52
Budapest – 27 February 2012 – This morning, the first ever exchange transaction of EU Aviation Allowances (EUAAs) was concluded by Vertis Environmental Finance on the ICE exchange.  The trade cleared...
2012-02-10 23:42
320 delegates attended Aviation Carbon, a conference on emissions trading for airlines entering the EU ETS.  Over 100 airlines were represented from the well-known global names such as BA and Qantas d...
2012-02-01 12:52
Here are some recent price forecasts published in January 2012. Forecasts for EUAs Forecasts for CERs
2012-01-26 20:04
In order to be able to take part in the flexible mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol (International Emissions Trading – trading AAUs, CDM and JI) Annex I parties have to meet certain criteria called the...
2012-01-17 22:20
This table shows the results of auctions of EUAs by EU governments during 2011. *The figures in brackets are the number of auctions held by the respective country. The average price achieved by the E...
2012-01-12 10:18
On Thursday, 12th January 2012 Vertis announces several changes in its business. We launch our new website at vertis.com, with prices, downloadable charts, online account access and our new blogs.  T...
2012-01-11 13:46
[caption id="attachment_136" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="BioMCN's bio-methanol plant a Delfzijl, Netherlands"][/caption] Here is an interesting article on biomethanol written by Eelco D...
2012-01-09 20:03
Last week Delta Airlines announced the imposition of a $3 (=€2.36 at a rate today of $1.27 per €) surcharge for a transatlantic flight to cover the cost of EU allowances.  This seems to be a sensible...

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