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.

Pre-Solicitation Notice:

WCI, Inc. issues pre-solicitation notice for Auction Services and Financial Services

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News and Announcements

December 19, 2014

PRE-SOLICITATION NOTICE

WCI, Inc. is issuing a pre-solicitation notice and related information to help potential offerors prepare for requests for proposals for auction and reserve sale administrator services (Auction Services) and for auction and reserve sale financial services (Financial Services) in early 2015.

December 19, 2014

February 2015 Joint Auction #2 Notice Released

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 2015 Joint Auction #2 Notice.

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

December 3, 2014

California and Québec Have Released the Rescheduled November 2014 Joint Auction #1 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 Rescheduled November 2014 Joint Auction #1 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

December 1, 2014

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the December 31, 2014 Reserve Sale Notice.

The notice is available on the ARB website.

November 21, 2014

Updated November 2014 Joint Auction #1 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 an updated November 2014 Joint Auction #1 Notice.

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

September 19, 2014

California and Quebec Announce First Joint Cap-and-Trade Auction

The California Air Resources Board and the Québec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change announced their first joint cap-and-trade auction will take place November 19, 2014. Read the full press releases from California and Québec.

September 16, 2014

Annual Board of Directors Meeting Notice

The annual meeting of the Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. will begin at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time/2:30 pm Eastern Time on Friday, September 26, 2014 in Salon Habitation B at the Marriot Montreal Chateau Champlain, 1, Place du Canada, Montreal, Quebec.Previous Entries