Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2004
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments>Market-based instruments
Agency:Ministere de lEcologie, et du Developpement Durable
Legal References:Plan National d?Affectation des Quotas - Période de référence 2005-2007
Climate Change Description:The French Government has published its national allocation plan (NAP) for carbon dioxide emissions under the EU-Emissions Trading Scheme. After having consulted the European Commission, the French NAP will to allocate 156Mt CO2 to installations covered by the scheme over the 2005-2007 period. The allowances are to be allocated for free. In the original draft of the plan, the French authorities could allocate extra allowances to cover growth in production. France has dropped this special reserve for growth. The new entrants reserve, on the other hand, has increased to 5.69 Mt. Furthermore, the scope of the French NAP has been enlarged to installations of other sectors which are not mentioned in the European Directive (chemicals, agro-food, services), adding more than 700 installations. The French Plan was accepted by the European Commission 17 December, 2004.

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