Western Climate Initiative, Inc.

WCI, Inc. Activities:

  • Develop a compliance tracking system that tracks both allowances and offsets certificates;
  • Administer allowance auctions; and
  • Conduct market monitoring of allowance auctions and allowance and offset certificate trading.

Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) is a non-profit corporation formed to provide administrative and technical services to support the implementation of state and provincial greenhouse gas emissions trading programs.

The Board of Directors for WCI, Inc. includes officials from the provinces of Quebec and British Columbia, and the State of California. The services provided by WCI, Inc. can be expanded to support jurisdictions that join in the future.

News and Announcements

May 28, 2015

California and Québec Have Released the May 2015 Joint Auction #3 Results

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) have released the May 2015 Joint Auction #3 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

April 22, 2015

Board of Directors Meeting Notice

The Board of Directors of WCI, Inc. will meet on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, beginning at 10:00 AM Pacific time. Click here for more information.

April 17, 2015

WESTERN CLIMATE INITIATIVE, INC. ANNOUNCES CAREER OPPORTUNITY IN QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC

Western Climate Initiative, Inc. is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director in Quebec City, Quebec. Interested applicants can submit materials using the form on this website.

April 3, 2015

AUCTION SERVICES RESPONSE TO BIDDER QUESTIONS  

All submitted bidder questions and WCI responses are available here.

March 24, 2015

Auction Services RFP Bidder’s Conference

A one-hour bidder's conference will be hosted by WCI, Inc. at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Details for the bidder's conference are posted in the RFP.

March 20, 2015

May 2015 Joint Auction #3 Notice Released

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) have released the May 2015 Joint Auction #3 Notice.

The Auction Notice is available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

March 18, 2015

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR AUCTION SERVICES

WCI, Inc. has issued an RFP for Auction and Reserve Sale Administrator Services (Auction Services).

March 4, 2015

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the April 1, 2015 Reserve Sale Notice

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the April 1, 2015 Reserve Sale Notice.

The notice is available on the ARB website.

February 25, 2014

California and Québec Have Released the February 2015 Joint Auction #2 Results

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) have released the February 2015 Joint Auction #2 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

January 29, 2015

WESTERN CLIMATE INITIATIVE, INC. ANNOUNCES TWO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN SACRAMENTO, CA

Western Climate Initiative, Inc. is now accepting applications for two positions located in Sacramento, California: Project Manager and Administrative Manager. Interested applicants can submit materials using the form on this website.

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