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Busy May sees register handle 42m credits

22 Jun 15 - Forty-two million carbon credits changed hands in New Zealand last month, as emitters finalised their 2014 returns.

Register shows up changes in carbon market

7 Apr 15 - Changes to the New Zealand carbon market are showing up in traffic through the emissions unit register.

Carbon prices hit two-year high

27 Jan 15 - New Zealand carbon is at its highest price in more than two years.

Mighty River contests paying for carbon units

1 Dec 14 - MightyRiverPower has claimed in the High Court that it shouldn’t have to pay for carbon units issued for years prior to the start of its contract with New Zealand Carbon Farming in 2013, which it entered as part of its effort to offset emissions from electricity generation.

Carbon units traffic slows to 3m trickle

10 Nov 14 - Just 3.4 million carbon units passed through the New Zealand Emissions Units Register last month.

Emissions register in low gear

6 Oct 14 - Activity on the New Zealand Emissions Unit Register was slow again last month.

European carbon prices look set to rise

25 Aug 14 - An international energy market watcher is predicting price rises in European carbon.

Register holds 150 million NZUs

11 Aug 14 - More than 150 million NZUs are being held in accounts in the Emissions Units Register.

Low surrender shows emitters using foreign units

4 Aug 14 - Just 0.5 per cent of the more than 45 million carbon units surrender for the 2013 emissions year were our home-grown units.

Register handles 10 million units

4 Jul 14 - More than 10 million carbon units were transferred on the New Zealand register last month – the lowest number since January.

Carbon prices on steady upward path

23 May 14 - Domestic carbon prices are up 25 per cent on last week – and are still climbing.

Market trades 34 million carbon credits

9 May 14 - Nearly 34 million carbon credits were traded on the New Zealand market last month – up 10 million on the previous month but down on the same time last year.

March busy month for trading carbon units

4 Apr 14 - TWENTY-THREE million carbon units were traded on the New Zealand market last month.

Carbon credit trading close to 12 million

7 Mar 14 - Nearly 12 million carbon credits were traded on the domestic carbon market last month.

CDM verifier pulls out as market collapses

14 Feb 14 - The largest verifier of CDM projects is pulling out, as the market for carbon units from international projects to cut emissions in developing countries collapses.

Number of surrendered NZUs plummets

7 Feb 14 - The number of NZUs used for surrender plummeted last year to fewer than a million.

NZ keeps eye on Chinese carbon market muscle

6 Dec 13 - The launch this week of the world’s second-largest carbon market, in the Chinese industrial powerhouse province of Guangdong, will have little direct impact on the New Zealand market, a leading...

Govt still silent on auctioning credits

4 Oct 13 - The Government says it has made no decisions yet on the auctioning of carbon credits.

Banker cautious in face of jumpy market

30 Aug 13 - Carbon has been so volatile this week that for several days Westpac did not publish prices.

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