The European Union sold more than 4 million EU spot carbon permits for the third phase of the region’s carbon market, which starts in 2013, at 7.30 euros a metric ton in an auction on the European Energy Exchange AG.
The sale ended at 3 p.m. Berlin time. EU spot permits for the second phase of the bloc’s market, which ends in 2012, were bid at 7.33 euros and offered at 7.43 euros a ton at the same time on Caisse des Depots et des Consignations and NYSE Euronext’s (NYX:US) Paris-based Bluenext SA exchange.
To contact the reporter on this story: Alessandro Vitelli in London at email@example.com
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Lars Paulsson at firstname.lastname@example.org