On 22 October, the MEE training series on the national ETS began in Chengdu and will run until 8 December. It is divided into eight sessions with a total of 17 training courses to be held in 15 cities. There will be an estimated 6,000 participants from carbon market authorities, technical staff of supporting agencies and key emitters in the power generation sector. To further improve the management of the carbon market and its implementation, the training content includes i) interpretation of carbon market policy; ii) trial allowance calculation and allocation; iii) data management; iv) account opening of a registry system and trading system; v) offsetting and compliance, along with other key issues and processing problems.
During the opening speech at the launch event of the online trading of the national ETS in Wuhan on 16 July, MEE Party Secretary SUN Jinlong thanked GIZ China for the congratulatory letter sent to MEE in June for the launch of the ETS.