IFIEC method for the allocation of CO2 allowances

The IFIEC method for the allocation of CO2 allowances in the EU Emissions Trading scheme, a review applied to the electricity sector

Published: 01/04/2008

In this study Ecofys evaluates an allocation method for EU Emissions Trading as developed by the IFIEC (International Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers) federation. In the evaluation, the direct costs and environmental outcomes of the IFIEC  method are compared with two other allocation methods: auctioning and historic grandfathering.