Climate Action

3rd meeting of the ECCP working group on emissions trading

21/05/2007 - 22/05/2007

Priorities of the review

An overview on all relevant issues and positions of stakeholders is provided by a survey:

An analysis on the effects on international competitiveness is the subject of a further study:

Agenda and presentations

1st Day

Welcome and introduction

  • Jos Delbeke, Director of DG Environment, European Commission

Cap-setting: EU-wide versus national caps

Increased predictability

Lunch break

Allocation methodologies

Coffee break

Carbon price signals, allocation methodologies and international aspects including electricity prices

2nd Day

Options for benchmarking

Coffee break

Options for auctioning

Lunch break

Possible options for allocation under the EU ETS post 2012

  • Presentationlom Mr David Harrison, NERA (15 min)
  • Discussion

Coffee break

New entrants

Closure of installations

Monitoring and reporting

  • Cost-effective solutions for increasing transparency for the carbon market - Presentation from Ms Kate Hampton, ECIS (5 min)
  • Discussion

Concluding Remarks by the Chair

  • Jos Delbeke, Director, DG Environment

Other useful documents

The Group comprised representatives of Member States, industry, NGOs as well as academia and research. The final reports of each meeting of the Group represent the report announced in Commission Communication "Towards a global carbon market – Report pursuant to Article 30 of Directive 2003/87/EC".

The review process provided the Commission with relevant input for adapting the EU ETS to the requirements and needs of emissions trading after 2012.

Stakeholders' contributions for the review process of the EU ETS