EEX publishes 2021 Auction Calendar for Emission Allowances (EUA) and Aviation Allowances (EUAA)

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has published the 2021 calendar for the auctioning of EU Emission Allowances (EUA) and EU Aviation Allowances (EUAA) in coordination with the European Commission, the EU Member States and the EEA EFTA states auctioning on the common auction platform (CAP3) as well as with the competent German and Polish authorities.

Furthermore, the EEX contract on the auctioning of emission allowances on behalf of the Polish government has been extended on 10th December 2020 for up to five years.

The 2021 emission auctions will start with the German EUA auction on 29 January 2021.

EEX will hold EUA auctions in the framework of the common EU auction platform (CAP3) on behalf of 25 EU member states, the EEA EFTA states and two funds. The 2021 auctions will include a volume of 40 million allowances for the Innovation Fund and 69.4 million allowances for the Modernisation Fund. The EU auctions are scheduled to take place as usual on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays during the period from 1 February to 20th December 2021.

EEX will conduct weekly EUA auctions on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany on Fridays, starting on 29 January 2021 until 17 December 2021.

Auctions on behalf of Poland will take place in 2021 in a weekly rhythm every Wednesday, starting on 3rd February until 15 December 2021.

The bidding window for all EUA auctions conducted by EEX will be open from 9.00 to 11.00 am CET.

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