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

December 18, 2015

February 2016 Joint Auction #6 Notice

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) have released the February 2016 Joint Auction #6 Notice.

The Auction Notice is available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

November 24, 2015

California and Québec Have Released the November 2015 Joint Auction #5 Results

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) have released the November 2015 Joint Auction #5 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

November 10, 2015

Annual Board of Directors Meeting Notice — November 20, 2015

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will hold its annual meeting on Friday, November 20, 2015, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, via teleconference. The Board will elect officers, appoint members to standing committees, review corporate policies, and adopt a budget for 2016. The Board will then convene an executive (closed) session to discuss procurement matters.

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September 28, 2015

Wci, Inc. board of directors meeting notice — october 8, 2015

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will meet on Thursday, October 8, 2015, beginning at 10:00 AM Pacific time. The only agenda item is for the Board to enter Executive Session (closed) to discuss confidential procurement and personnel issues.

September 18, 2015

November 2015 Joint Auction #5 Notice

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) have released the November 2015 Joint Auction #5 Notice.

The Auction Notice is available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

September 4, 2015

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the October 6, 2015 Reserve Sale Notice

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the October 6, 2015 Reserve Sale Notice.

The notice is available on the ARB website.

August 25, 2015

California and Québec Have Released the August 2015 Joint Auction #4 Results

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) have released the August 2015 Joint Auction #4 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

August 12, 2015

Cap-and-Trade Market Monitoring Services RFP: Response to Bidders Questions

All submitted bidder questions and WCI responses are available here.

July 24, 2015

WCI Inc. Board of Directors Meeting Notice — August 3, 2015

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will meet on Monday, August 3, 2015, beginning at 1:00 PM Pacific time. The only agenda item is for the Board to enter Executive Session (closed) to discuss confidential, procurement and personnel issues.

July 24, 2015

September 22 Sale by Mutual Agreement Notice

The Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) published its September 22 Sale by Mutual Agreement Notice.

The Sale by Mutual Agreement Notice is available on the MDDELCC’s web site.

July 24, 2015

Cap-And-Trade Market Monitoring Services RFP Offerors’ Conference

A one-hour Offerors’ Conference will be hosted by WCI, Inc. at 10:00am Pacific Time, Monday, July 27, 2015. The call in number for participants dialing from the U.S. is 712-775-7031; passcode 232-131-573. If calling in from Canada, and experiencing difficulty entering the call, please dial +1-805-360-1075; then +712-775-7031, then 232-131-573. The purpose of the Offerors’ Conference is to familiarize bidders with the Cap-And-Trade Market Monitoring Services RFP. All questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing by 5:00pm, Wednesday, July 29th, 2015. All questions will be answered in writing by August 12th, 2015.

July 17, 2015

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR CAP-AND-TRADE MARKET MONITORING SERVICES  

WCI, Inc. has issued an RFP for Cap-and-Trade Market Monitoring Services (Market Monitoring).

July 6, 2015

AUCTION Financial SERVICES: RESPONSE TO BIDDER QUESTIONS  

All submitted bidder questions and WCI responses are available here.

June 19, 2015

August 2015 Joint Auction #4 Notice

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) have released the August 2015 Joint Auction #4 Notice.

The Auction Notice is available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

June 17, 2015

AUCTION AND RESERVE SALE FINANCIAL SERVICES RFP OFFERORS’ CONFERENCE

A one-hour Offerors’ Conference will be hosted by WCI, Inc. at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, Thursday, June 18, 2015. The call-in number for participants dialing from the U.S. is 712-775-7031; passcode 232-131-573. If calling in from Canada, and experiencing difficulty entering the call, please dial +1-805-360-1075; then +1-712-775-7031, then 232-131-573. The purpose of this conference is to familiarize bidders with the Auction and Reserve Sale Financial Services RFP. All questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing by June 19, 2015. All questions will be answered in writing by July 2, 2015.

June 11, 2015

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES

WCI, Inc. has issued an RFP for Auction and Reserve Sale Financial Services (Financial Services).

June 3, 2015

WESTERN CLIMATE INITIATIVE, INC. ANNOUNCES TWO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN SACRAMENTO, CA

Western Climate Initiative, Inc. is now accepting applications for two positions located in Sacramento, California: Project Manager and Administrative Manager. Interested applicants can submit materials using the form on this website.

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