Sino-German Project on Capacity Building for the Establishment of ETS in China

MEE Plans to Include More Sectors in the National ETS During 14th FYP

At a conference on September 27, following the climate announcement of President Xi Jinping at the UN General Assembly, Mr. Li Gao, Director General of the Department of Climate Change of the MEE, Professor He Jiankun, former Vice President of Tsinghua University and Mr. Xu Huaqing, Director of the National Center for Climate Change Strategy […]

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Beijing Plans to Build National CCER Trading Center as Part of Pilot Free Trade Zone

On September 21, the State Council approved new pilot free trade zones in Beijing and in the provinces of Hunan, Anhui, and Zhejiang. In the overall development plan for Beijing, a national CCER trading center will be established. The Beijing Equity Exchange is likely to lead the process. Setting up new free trade zones is […]

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Meeting to Commemorate the 2020 International Ozone Day in China Held Online

The Meeting to Commemorate the 2020 International Ozone Day in China was held by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) on September 16, with the theme “Strengthen the Supervision and Management of Montreal Protocol Implementation and Build a Long-term Mechanism for Implementing the Protocol”. Mr. Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of MEE, attended and addressed […]

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GIZ supports countrywide MEE training series on National ETS

Oct 23, 2019Dec 8, 2019
Chengdu, Sichuan

In line with the National ETS Training Notice for the Power Sector on Allowance Allocation Trial Calculation and Administrative Management, issued by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) (环办培训函〔2019〕132号), eight sessions consisting of 17 training courses were successfully conducted in 15 Chinese cities between 23 October and 8 December. More than 4,400 trainees from […]

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MEE training series on national ETS started on 22 October

Oct 22, 2019Oct 22, 2019

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 […]

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MEE planning national ETS training countrywide

On 25 September 2019, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) issued a notice on national ETS training for the trial calculation of allocating power sector allowances and administrative management. Eight sessions comprising 17 training courses are to be held during the period from 22 October to 8 December for all provinces and regions in […]

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Auction of 2 million CO2 allowances for companies with a carbon permit deficit in Tianjin

June 19, 2019 – The city of Tianjin will auction 2 million CO2 allowances on June 27. The auction will only be open to companies that finished 2018 with a deficit of carbon permits and companies cannot purchase more allowances than required to fulfill their 2018 compliance obligation. Despite the auction, there seems to be […]

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MEE rolls out process to create a list of power plants that will be included in the national ETS

May 27, 2019 – The Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) issued a notice on the process of producing a list of power plants (incl. captive power plants) that will be included in the national ETS. The list is a major step towards the creation of a national emissions trading market. On the provincial level, […]

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An Introduction to China’s Power Industry Participating in ETS

With the profound adjustment of the world energy landscape and the continuously intensified environment and resource constraints, the power industry in China is facing new challenges, including carbon emission control and the marketization of institutional mechanisms. As the situation of climate change is getting increasingly severe, air pollution control in China has been significantly strengthened, and the ecological and environmental restraints have been further tightened.

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