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

June 19, 2015

August 2015 Joint Auction #4 Notice

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 August 2015 Joint Auction #4 Notice.

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

June 17, 2015

AUCTION AND RESERVE SALE FINANCIAL SERVICES RFP OFFERORS’ CONFERENCE

A one-hour Offerors’ Conference will be hosted by WCI, Inc. at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, Thursday, June 18, 2015. The call-in number for participants dialing from the U.S. is 712-775-7031; passcode 232-131-573. If calling in from Canada, and experiencing difficulty entering the call, please dial +1-805-360-1075; then +1-712-775-7031, then 232-131-573. The purpose of this conference is to familiarize bidders with the Auction and Reserve Sale Financial Services RFP. All questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing by June 19, 2015. All questions will be answered in writing by July 2, 2015.

June 11, 2015

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES

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

June 3, 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.

May 29, 2015

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the June 30, 2015 Reserve Sale Notice

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the June 30, 2015 Reserve Sale Notice. 

The notice is available on the ARB website.

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.

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