For 2017, the Commission estimates a total amount of 947,706,000 general allowances (EUAs) to be auctioned. This volume has been amended following the back-loading decision by the Council of the EU and the European parliament.

These volumes are based on the relevant decisions on the cap on emissions and the national implementation measures.

For EEX, auctioning includes the following volumes for the whole year of 2017:

Volume

States 

Details 

562,538,500

25 EU Member States plus EEA/EFTA countries (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein)

Weekly auctions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

196,820,000

Germany

Weekly auctions on Fridays

85,877,000

Poland

to be announced

Further Details on timing and volumes can be found in the Auction Calendar 2017.

Further Information

25/11/2016 Auction Calendar - Annex 1, Adjustments to the Auction Calendar 2017 (272 KB) PDF
25/10/2016 EEX Auction Calendar 2016 (1.8 MB) PDF
22/08/2016 Auction Calendar - Annex 1, Adjustments to the Auction Calendar 2016 (70 KB) PDF