For 2018, the Commission announced that a total amount of 937,557,000 general allowances (EUAs) and a total amount of 5,601,500 aviation allowances (EUAAs) will be auctioned.

These volumes are based on the amount of allowances to be auctioned estimated by the Commission on the basis of the CAP and the free allocation. Further information may be found at the Commission's website.

For EEX, EUA auctioning includes the following volumes for the whole year of 2018:

Volume 2018

States 

Details 

564,447,000

25 EU Member States

Weekly auctions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

194,027,000

Germany

Weekly auctions on Fridays

The timing of the auctions for the Federal Republic of Germany shall be considered indicative after the termination of the contract of that platform, which runs until 14 November 2018. EEX won the tender of the German Environment Agency for the next German auction platform. Before auctions can start under the new mandate, EEX has to undergo a formal assessment process of the European Commission.

78,030,000

Poland

Fortnightly auctions on Wednesdays

For EEX, EUAA auctioning includes the following volumes for the whole year of 2018:

Volume

States 

Details 

3,829,000

25 EU Member States

4 auctions: 23 May, 18 July, 12 September, 21 November

800,500

Germany

1 auction: 10 October

112,000

Poland

1 auction: 20 June

Further Details on timing and volumes can be found in the Auction Calendar 2018.

Auction Calendar 2018

07/05/2018 EEX Auction Calendar 2018 (1.5 MB) PDF
07/05/2018 EEX Auction Calendar 2018 (251 KB) XLSX
07/05/2018 Auction Calendar - Annex 1, Adjustments to the Auction Calendar 2018 (110 KB) PDF
07/05/2018 EUA Primary Auction Calendar History 2018 (3 MB) ZIP