Western Climate Initiative, Inc.

WCI, Inc. Activities:

  • Develop a compliance tracking system that tracks both allowances and offsets certificates;
  • Administer allowance auctions; and
  • Conduct market monitoring of allowance auctions and allowance and offset certificate trading.

Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) is a non-profit corporation formed to provide administrative and technical services to support the implementation of state and provincial greenhouse gas emissions trading programs.

The Board of Directors for WCI, Inc. includes officials from the provinces of Quebec and British Columbia, and the State of California. The services provided by WCI, Inc. can be expanded to support jurisdictions that join in the future.

News and Announcements

August 29, 2014

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the September 29, 2014 Reserve Sale Notice

The Reserve Sale Notice is available on the ARB website.

August 29, 2014

THE GOVERNMENT OF QUÉBEC HAS RELEASED THE August 26, 2014 AUCTION Results

The results are available on the MDDELCC website.

August 21, 2014

August 18, 2014 auction results

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the August 18, 2014 auction results. The results are available on the ARB website.

August 19, 2014

Board of Directors Meeting Notice

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will meet via teleconference on Friday, August 29, 2014, beginning at 10:00 AM Pacific time. The only agenda item is for the Board to enter Executive Session to discuss personnel issues related to the search for a new Executive Director.

August 14, 2014

California-Québec Practice Auction suMMARY rEPORT

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques have released the CA-QC Practice Auction Summary Report (Summary Report). The Summary Report is available on the ARB website and the MDDELCC website.

July 29, 2014

California-Québec Practice Auction Notice

The California Air Resources Board and the ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques have released the California-Québec Practice Auction Notice (Practice Auction Notice). The Practice Auction Notice is available on the ARB website and the MDDELCC website.

July 18, 2014

Release of second California-Québec Practice Auction Update

The California Air Resources Board and the ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques have released a second California-Québec Practice Auction Update (Second Update).The Second Update is available on the ARB website and the MDDELCC website.

July 9, 2014

Release of the first Linked California and Québec Cap-and-Trade Programs Compliance Instrument Report

The California Air Resources Board and the ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques have released the first Linked California and Québec Cap-and-Trade Programs Compliance Instrument Report. The Update is available on the ARB website and the MDDELCC website.

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