Learning Platform - "Trade Compliance & Surveillance"

Course: Carbon trading – EU-ETS

About the online training programme

This course explains the solution applied in the European Union for an emission trading system to trade (carbon dioxide) emission rights. In this course the characteristics of the EU system are set out. It is also covered what aspects are of relevance and how factors drive the price. Besides, it is described what measures have been taken to optimize the functioning of the system.

Course Contents

This course covers the following video lessons:

  1. European Union – Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)
  2. European Union Allowances (EUAs)
  3. Registry & trading
  4. EU ETS Development
  5. Phases
  6. Emission Allowance Allocation
  7. Windfall profits
  8. Compliance & sanctioning
  9. Exceptional positions
  10. Revised ETS directive
  11. Efforts sharing decision & regulation
  12. CSS directive
  13. Installations & operators
  14. Linking directive
  15. Banking & borrowing
  16. Opt-in & opt-out
  17. Aviation
  18. Phase 3
  19. Phase 4
  20. Allocating allowances & auctioning
  21. New entrants & free allocation
  22. Backloading & Market Stability Reserve
  23. Where to transact?
  24. Pricing


The course provided a good explanation.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

The most positive element of the course were the short informative lectures.

Olga Lysytsyna
Senior Consultant at E-Star

Content was good.

Maria Kramer
Operational Risk Manager at Statkraft

It is very informative and well described. The subtitles help.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

Good illustration.

Nataliia Trofimova
Internal Auditor at DTEK