Environmental Products

All Emissions Products

Global emissions contracts enable seamless trading between environmental spot futures markets. CME Group Environmental products provide customers with real-time global access to hedge your utility exposure in the U.S. and European markets.

CME Group full product suite includes GreenX products transferred to NYMEX in 2012, European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), Joint Implementation (JI), and the California Carbon Allowance (CCA) market.

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We offer a highly competitive fee schedule for these markets and utilise all of CME Group's trading and clearing solutions to offer an unrivalled customer experience.

Announcing California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (PRIMA) Futures Contract Futures

Available for Trading as of July 16

New environmental products are being launched in partnership with PRIMA, a commodity markets research company focusing on the interface between biofuels, energy and agricultural markets. Market participants will be able to submit LCFS futures for clearing through CME ClearPort or transact LCFS futures on CME Globex on July 16.

View California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (PRIMA) futures fact card

California Carbon Allowance Vintage-Specific Futures

Five emission products are available in partnership with CBL Markets, the leading spot exchange operator for environmental commodity markets across the U.S., EU and Asia Pacific.

Market participants can submit CCA futures for clearing through CME ClearPort or transact CCA futures on CME Globex. Initially, firms will be able to submit these emission market products through CBL Markets to CME ClearPort.

Soon, firms will be able to also access CCA futures on CME Globex through CBL Markets.

View California Carbon Allowance Vintage-Specific futures fact card.

Key Benefits of Environmental Products

  • Comprehensive slate of products. Access to all key European and U.S. Emissions markets.
  • Competitive fee schedule
  • Trade on CME Globex and through CME ClearPort 
  • Emissions products available for trading on CME Direct, our trading front-end
  • Access to over 70 clearing members
  • Straight through-processing capability from broker screens

Products

Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
6T EAF - 6T In Delivery Month European Union Allowance (EUA) Futures NYMEX Energy Emissions - EU ETS Futures 0 3,698
RJ RGI - RJ Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) CO2 Allowance Futures NYMEX Energy Emissions - RGGI Futures 0 0
EUL EUL - EUL Daily European Union Allowance (EUA) Futures NYMEX Energy Emissions - EU ETS Futures 0 0
OR RGX - OR Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) CO2 Allowance Options NYMEX Energy Emissions - EU ETS Options 0 0
C6C C6C - C6C CBL California Carbon Allowance Vintage-Specific 2016 Futures NYMEX Energy Emissions - - Futures 0 0
C8C C8C - C8C CBL California Carbon Allowance Vintage-Specific 2018 Futures NYMEX Energy Emissions - - Futures 0 0
CC0 CC0 - CC0 CBL California Carbon Allowance Vintage-Specific 2020 Futures NYMEX Energy Emissions - - Futures 0 0
6U EAX - 6U In Delivery Month European Union Allowance (EUA) Options NYMEX Energy Emissions - EU ETS Options 0 0
9G 9G - 9G In Delivery Month European Union Allowance (EUA) Serial Options NYMEX Energy Emissions - EU ETS Options 0 0
C7C C7C - C7C CBL California Carbon Allowance Vintage-Specific 2017 Futures NYMEX Energy Emissions - - Futures 0 0
C9C C9C - C9C CBL California Carbon Allowance Vintage-Specific 2019 Futures NYMEX Energy Emissions - - Futures 0 0
LCF LCF - LCF California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (PRIMA) Futures NYMEX Energy Emissions - - Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 20 Aug 2018 | FINAL

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Director, Energy Products
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Director, Energy Products
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