Tuesday, January 15, 2013

RGGI States Initiate Bidding Process for Auction 19

Auction to be held: March 13, 2013 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Auction Notice now available at:
Webinar Information now available at:
January 15, 2013 - The states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) 2013 auctions today released the Auction Notice and application materials for their nineteenth quarterly carbon dioxide (CO2) allowance auction, to be held on March 13, 2013.
The Auction Notice for CO2 Allowance Auction 19 provides potential auction participants with the information needed to submit a Qualification Application and indicate their intent to bid in Auction 19. As indicated in the Auction Notice for CO2 Allowance Auction 19, the states will offer for sale 37,835,405 CO2 allowances. The states will use a reserve price of $1.98 for the March auction.
Key Dates:
  • January 17: Prospective Bidder Webinar [Registration & Details]
  • January 30: Intent to Bid and/or Qualification Application Due by 5:00 PM ET
  • March 6: Financial security due by 5:00 PM ET
  • March 13: Auction 19 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET)
  • March 15: Auction results posted to www.rggi.org
Bidder Webinar Information:
Prospective bidders are encouraged to participate in a free webinar, which is open to the public, that will review the RGGI auction format and qualification process.

The webinar will present the auction format, forms that need to be submitted, and an overview of the qualification process. No questions will be taken during the webinar. The webinar will be held from 2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 17, 2013.

Date and Time:
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

While the webinar is open to the public, registration is required.

To register for the webinar, please go to:

https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/319512430 .

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Audio Access
Toll-Free Phone Dial In: (888) 609-1608
Alternative Phone Dial In: +1 (909) 259-0034
Access Code: 862-164-649

Presentation Slides and Recording:
The presentation slides for the webinar will be posted on the Auction Materials webpage no later than 10:00 AM ET on Wednesday, January 16, 2013.

A recorded version of the webinar will be made available no later than 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 on the Auction Materials webpage.

The Auction Materials webpage can be visited at http://www.rggi.org/market/co2_auctions/information.

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