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Release #:13-24

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Dave Clegern
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Air Resources releases results of third cap-and-trade auction

SACRAMENTO - Today at noon, the Air Resources Board released the results of the May 16, 2013 cap-and-trade auction of California carbon allowances. The final numbers include sales figures and settlement price for 2013 and 2016 vintages.

2013 Vintage
Number offered:  14,522,048
Number sold:   14,522,048  
Settlement Price:   $14.00 per allowance

2016 Vintage
Number offered:  9,560,000
Number sold:  7,515,000      
Settlement Price:   $10.71 per allowance

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

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