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Dave Clegern

Air Resources releases first cap-and-trade auction results

Cap-and-trade auction results released

SACRAMENTO - Today at noon, the Air Resources Board released the results of the November 14, 2012 cap-and-trade auction of California carbon allowances. The final numbers include sales figures and settlement price for 2013 and 2015 vintages.

2013 Vintage
Number offered: 23,126,100
Number sold: 23,126,100
Settlement Price:  $10.09 per allowance

2015 Vintage
Number offered: 39,450,00
Number sold: 5,576,000
Settlement Price:  $10 per allowance

For more detailed results on the auction, including maximum and minimum bids placed, please go to:

Note: A statement by ARB Chairman Mary D. Nichols will follow shortly in a separate press release.

ARB's mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy. The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.