Emissions Trading / Carbon Market News (2017-07-16)

Dear Sir or Madam,

According to the Federal Association of the Energy Industry (BDEW), a total of 118 billion kilowatt hours were generated by renewable energies in Germany in the first half of 2018. The share of the total German electricity production was 36%, whereby for the first time more green electricity than coal flow was produced. Compared with the previous year, renewable energies saw another increase of 10%.

Last Wednesday, interest in the auction of 4,593,500 EUA British EUA on the London ICE was so low that the auction was unsuccessful. Also, the EU auction last Friday could not enjoy a high demand, but was successfully carried out at a price of 15.80 euros; Twenty-one bidders were pleased with the bid.

Despite the weakening auction demand in the past week, the EUA could continue to gain compared to the previous week and closed on Friday just above the mark of 16 euros.

This week again auctions with a total volume of 21,504,000 EUA will be carried out at the Leipzig EEX. In addition, 3.547 million EUA from Polish contingent are to be found on Wednesday, as well as 4.36 million pieces for Germany customers on Friday.

The new week starts on the secondary market with a significant gain of more than one percent on this Monday morning.


(Average Quotes Exchange / OTC)      
Instrument 2018-07-06 2018-07-13 Change
EUA (Spotmarket) 15.68 EUR 16.02 EUR +0.34 EUR
EUA (December-2018-Future) 15.70 EUR 16.06 EUR +0.36 EUR
CER (Spotmarket) 0.25 EUR 0.25 EUR +0.00 EUR
ICE Brent Crude Oil (Benchmark Future) 77.10 USD 74.97 USD -2.13 USD
EURO (Currency, Forex) 1.1745 USD 1.1683 USD -0.0068 USD

(The average exchange quotes and OTC-prices shows the average between bids and ask of several exchanges and OTC markets for carbon emission rights in the ETS. Bid and ask has usually in Spot Market a visible spread. CER CP1 and ERU are eligible in ETS until end of March 2015 and must be swapped into EUA. Crude Oil and Euro Currency shows day-end-exchange quotes. This market information has just an informational character and are no advice or offer to trade carbon emission rights or their futures and options. If you want to unsubscribe, please reply to this mail.)

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