RGGI Carbon Auction Prices Drop 22% December 13, 2016By William OpalkaCarbon dioxide allowance prices dropped 22% at the 34th Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative auction, renewing calls from environmentalists to tighten emission limits in the nine-state compact. Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:RGGI States Agree to Increased Emission ReductionsThe nine states comprising RGGI have agreed to accelerate reductions in emissions by lowering the annual allowances by 30% over 10 years. | Potomac EconomicsRGGI Auction Prices Rise 4%Clearing prices for the latest Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative CO2 allowances auction rose 4%, continuing a recent upward trend while the number of bidders declined.Md. Balks at Proposed Emission Cuts as RGGI States Ponder FutureThe Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative reported another lackluster carbon allowance auction last week, bolstering calls by Massachusetts and others for more aggressive cuts in the compact’s emission caps. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.