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Title: Outlook for SO{sub 2} allowance prices: are higher prices here to stay?

Abstract

Continued drawdowns of the SO{sub 2} allowance 'bank' through 2007 will most likely cause SO{sub 2} allowance prices to remain well above the 2003 levels during 2006-07. And in 2010 and beyond, stricter regulation of SO{sub 2} emissions again will exert upward pressure on SO{sub 2} allowance prices. In between the potential exists for a decline in prices from current levels. Regardless, given the massive reduction in the amount of emissions allowed over the 2010-2015 time period and the continuing near-term depletion of the bank, the volatility in SO{sub 2} allowance prices is likely to be significantly greater going forward than it has been in the past. Generators should plan accordingly. 3 figs.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Pace Global Energy Services, LLC (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20727726
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Coal Age; Journal Volume: 111; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: gaalaast@paceglobal.com
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; SULFUR DIOXIDE; ALLOCATIONS; PRICES; EMISSIONS TRADING; USA; FORECASTING; FLUE GAS; FOSSIL-FUEL POWER PLANTS; EMISSION

Citation Formats

Gaalaas, T. Outlook for SO{sub 2} allowance prices: are higher prices here to stay?. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Gaalaas, T. Outlook for SO{sub 2} allowance prices: are higher prices here to stay?. United States.
Gaalaas, T. Wed . "Outlook for SO{sub 2} allowance prices: are higher prices here to stay?". United States. doi:.
@article{osti_20727726,
title = {Outlook for SO{sub 2} allowance prices: are higher prices here to stay?},
author = {Gaalaas, T.},
abstractNote = {Continued drawdowns of the SO{sub 2} allowance 'bank' through 2007 will most likely cause SO{sub 2} allowance prices to remain well above the 2003 levels during 2006-07. And in 2010 and beyond, stricter regulation of SO{sub 2} emissions again will exert upward pressure on SO{sub 2} allowance prices. In between the potential exists for a decline in prices from current levels. Regardless, given the massive reduction in the amount of emissions allowed over the 2010-2015 time period and the continuing near-term depletion of the bank, the volatility in SO{sub 2} allowance prices is likely to be significantly greater going forward than it has been in the past. Generators should plan accordingly. 3 figs.},
doi = {},
journal = {Coal Age},
number = 2,
volume = 111,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}