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

February 25, 2014

California and Québec Have Released the February 2015 Joint Auction #2 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 February 2015 Joint Auction #2 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

January 29, 2015


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.

January 8, 2015


The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. is pleased to announce that Greg Tamblyn has been retained as the organization’s Executive Director.

Mr. Tamblyn has over 10 years’ experience developing and managing renewable energy and environmental programs. As Executive Director, Mr. Tamblyn will be responsible for coordinating administrative and technical support for the emissions trading programs of WCI, Inc.’s participating jurisdictions.

Mr. Tamblyn comes to WCI, Inc. from the Renewable Energy Institute International (REII) where he served as Executive Director (2007 – 2014). As the Executive Director at REII, Mr. Tamblyn was responsible for managing renewable energy projects and the day-to-day operations of the organization. Prior to his appointment at REII Mr. Tamblyn worked on various environmental and renewable energy projects throughout the United States.

WCI, Inc. was formed in November 2011 as a non-profit corporation to provide coordinated administrative and technical support to state and provincial greenhouse gas emissions trading programs. The annual salary for this position is $130,000.

December 23, 2014

Board of Directors Meeting Notice

The Board of Directors of WCI, Inc. will meet on Wednesday, January 7, 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.

December 19, 2014


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.

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