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, British Columbia, Ontario, 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

September 19, 2016

Annual Board of Directors Meeting Notice — September 29, 2016

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, September 29, 2016, beginning at 1:00 p.m.Eastern Time / 10:00 a.m.Pacific Time, at the Ontario Investment & Trade Centre, 250 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario. The Board will elect officers, appoint members to standing committees, review corporate policies, and adopt a budget for 2017. The Board will then convene an executive (closed) session to discuss procurement and strategic planning matters.

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September 16, 2016

November 2016 Joint Auction #9 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 November 2016 Joint Auction #9 Notice.

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

September 2, 2016

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the October 4, 2016 Reserve Sale Notice

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the October 4, 2016 Reserve Sale Notice.

The notice is available on the ARB website.

August 23, 2016

California and Québec Have Released the August 2016 Joint Auction #8 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 August 2016 Joint Auction #8 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

August 19, 2016

Request for proposal For Technology Audit for CITSS Application: response to Offerors questions

All submitted offerors questions and WCI, Inc. responses are available here.

August 3, 2016

REquest for Proposal for Technology Audit of CItss Application

WCI, Inc. has issued an RFP for the CITSS (Compliance Instrument Tracking System Service) Technology Audit.

June 17, 2016

August 2016 Joint Auction #8 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 2016 Joint Auction #8 Notice.

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

June 03, 2016

Wci, Inc. board of directors meeting notice — June 14, 2016

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will meet at 1:00 PM Pacific time on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, via teleconference. The only agenda item is for the Board to enter into an executive (closed) session to discuss legal and procurement matters.

May 27, 2016

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the JUNE 28, 2016 Reserve Sale Notice

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the June 28, 2016 Reserve Sale Notice.

The notice is available on the ARB website.

May 25, 2016

California and Québec Have Released the May 2016 Joint Auction #7 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 2016 Joint Auction #7 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

May 6, 2016

CAP-AND-TRADE PROGRAM REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES FOR AUCTIONS AND RESERVE SALES: RESPONSE TO OFFERORS QUESTIONS

All submitted bidder questions and WCI, Inc. responses are available here.

 

May 2, 2016

Wci, Inc. board of directors meeting notice — May 12, 2016

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will meet at 10:00 AM Pacific time on Thursday, May 12, 2016, via teleconference. The Board will consider the 2015 Audit Report and 2015 U.S. Federal and State Tax Filings. The Board will then convene an executive (closed) session to discuss legal and strategic planning matters.

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April 13, 2016

Amended Request for Expression of Interest for Financial Services for Auctions and Reserve Sales

WCI, Inc. has issued an amendment to the Request for Expression of Interest for Financial Services of Cap-and-Trade Auctions and Reserve sales.

March 18, 2016

May 2016 Joint Auction #7 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 May 2016 Joint Auction #7 Notice.

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

March 11, 2016

CAP-AND-TRADE AUCTION AND RESERVE SALE FINANCIAL SERVICES REI: RESPONSE TO BIDDER QUESTIONS

All submitted bidder questions and WCI, Inc. responses are available here.

March 4, 2016

Wci, Inc. board of directors meeting notice — March 14, 2016

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will meet at 1:00pm Pacific Time on Monday, March 14, 2016, at 980 9th Street, 2nd floor conference room, in Sacramento, CA. The Board will approve the November 20, 2015 Board Meeting Minutes, review and approve Jurisdiction Funding Agreements and review an amendment to the Funds Management Policy. The Board will then convene an executive (closed) session to discuss legal, strategic planning and personnel matters.

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February 24, 2016

California and Québec Have Released the February 2016 Joint Auction #6 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 2016 Joint Auction #6 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

February 24, 2016

AUCTION AND RESERVE SALE FINANCIAL SERVICES REI OFFERORS’ CONFERENCE

A one-hour Offerors' Conference will be hosted by WCI, Inc. at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time, February 29, 2016 via conference call. The call-in number is 1-888-256-0622; passcode 3346164654#. The purpose of the Offerors’ Conference is to familiarize Offerors' with the Auction and Reserve Sale Financial Services Request for Expression of Interest (REI). All questions regarding the REI must be submitted in writing by March 1, 2016. All questions will be answered in writing and posted on the WCI, Inc. website by March 11, 2016.

December 18, 2015

February 2016 Joint Auction #6 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 February 2016 Joint Auction #6 Notice.

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

November 24, 2015

California and Québec Have Released the November 2015 Joint Auction #5 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 November 2015 Joint Auction #5 results.

The results are available on the ARB and MDDELCC websites.

November 10, 2015

Annual Board of Directors Meeting Notice — November 20, 2015

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will hold its annual meeting on Friday, November 20, 2015, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, via teleconference. The Board will elect officers, appoint members to standing committees, review corporate policies, and adopt a budget for 2016. The Board will then convene an executive (closed) session to discuss procurement matters.

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September 28, 2015

Wci, Inc. board of directors meeting notice — october 8, 2015

The Board of Directors of Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) will meet on Thursday, October 8, 2015, beginning at 10:00 AM Pacific time. The only agenda item is for the Board to enter Executive Session (closed) to discuss confidential procurement and personnel issues.

September 18, 2015

November 2015 Joint Auction #5 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 November 2015 Joint Auction #5 Notice.

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

September 4, 2015

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the October 6, 2015 Reserve Sale Notice

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the October 6, 2015 Reserve Sale Notice.

The notice is available on the ARB website.

 

 

 

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