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22/9/14 - UK Vision for EU ETS Phase IV
ETG's EU ETS working group has submitted to Government some observations on the UK Vision for EU ETS Phase IV (published by DECC).

ETG's report also includes comments on a Vivid/Ecofys study on carbon leakage.

A copy of ETG's paper is available to download click here

16/4/14 - Market Stability Reserve - Ad hoc group discussion paper
ETG's Ad hoc Group on Market Stability Reserve (MSR) has issued a discussion paper recording the advantages and disadvantages the MSR. The MSR proposals were released as part of the ‘2030 package’ on 22nd January 2014. To download the paper click here

9/1/14 - ETG letter to European Commission on project credits
The ETG has written to the European Commission raising an issue that is of concern to a number of UK operators regarding the implementation of the Regulation on determining international credit entitlements. To download a copy of the letter click here

4/11/13 - ETG letter to European Commission on SCUF and CSCF
ETG has sent a letter to the European Commission on the need for further transparency on the underlying data for Standardised Capacity Utilisation (SCUF) and Cross Sectoral Correction (CSCF) factors.

To download a copy of the letter click here

20/8/13 - Emissions trading for the long term
ETG's Board has prepared a discussion paper - intended as a contribution to the debate on the future of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme - which has been sent to the UK Government (DECC and BIS). To download a copy of the paper click here

1/3/13 - ETG response to Commission consultation on strengthening of the EU ETS
ETG has submitted a response to the EU Commission's consultation on structural options to strengthen the EU Emissions Trading System. To download the response click here

24/1/13 - CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme update from DECC
At the ETG Domestic Measures Working Group held on 24 January 2013, DECC gave a presentation covering simplification and next steps in relation to the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme. ETG members are able to access the presentation -
click here

10/12/12 - Government announcements about future of CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme
Government announcements about the future of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme were made in the Chancellor's Autumn Statement on 5 December, and in the Government's response to the consultation on simplification published on 10 December -
click here

The new ETG Domestic Measures Working Group will be following up these developments.

1/11/12 - ETG letter to European Commission
The ETG has issued a letter to the European Commission setting out issues which it is hoped will be addressed in the forthcoming Commission report, "The state of the European carbon market 2012". To download a copy click here

19/10/12 - Review of the auction time profile for the EU ETS
The ETG has submitted a letter in response to the European Commission's consultation on the review of the auction time profile for the EU ETS. To download a copy of the letter click here

Details of the consultation are available on the Europa website -http://ec.europa.eu/clima/news/articles/news_2012072501_en.htm
click here

1/8/12 - Mandatory Reporting of GHG Consultation
DEFRA has published a consultation on Mandatory Reporting of greenhouse gases which will be running until 17 October. For information click here

25/6/2012 - Mandatory GHG reporting
The UK Government has decided to introduce mandatory GHG reporting for listed UK companies in 2013 with a review in 2015 to consider whether it should be extended to other large companies. For more information click here

18/6/2012 - CRC simplification - ETG response
ETG's WG 9 has now submitted a response to the Government's CRC simplification consultation document. To download the response click here

15/6/2012 - CRC EES simplification
The ETG's Working Group 9 (WG9) has been considering the Government's simplification proposals for Phase 2 of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme -
click here
WG9 will be responding and is also engaging with HM Treasury on HMT's work on the possibility of an alternative environmental tax as flagged in the 2012 budget statement.


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