Emissions trading: Commission adopts decision on how free allowances should be allocated from 2013
The European Commission today adopted a Decision on how free emission allowances should be allocated
from 2013 to industrial installations covered by the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). Although auctioning will become the main
principle for allocating allowances as of 2013, a proportion of free allowances will still be given to industry until 2020, notably to
reduce costs for in...