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Argus Air Daily

An Argus market service, published daily 

Argus Air Daily provides pricing, news and analysis for the North American environmental markets. The daily report includes detailed coverage of the California and Canadian carbon markets, renewable energy certificate (REC) markets, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) CO2 market, California and Oregon low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) markets, and US SOand NOx markets.

Argus’ market-appropriate methodology involves reviewing transactions done throughout the trading day and bids and offers, which ensures clarity and the delivery of robust prices. Stay ahead of the curve on environmental markets, regulations, greenhouse gas-reduction programs, air quality and renewable credit markets on a state and national level. 

Carbon Coverage

    • Daily California Carbon Allowance assessments
    • Daily and month-to-date volume-weighted averages for California Carbon Allowances
    • Daily California LCFS credits assessment
    • Month-to-date volume-weighted average for California LCFS credits
    • Weekly Oregon LCFS credits assessment
    • California, Quebec carbon costs for gasoline, diesel
    • California LCFS costs for gasoline, diesel
    • California LCFS premiums for ethanol, biodiesel
    • Daily spot and December-delivery RGGI CO2 assessments
    • Daily and month-to-date RGGI CO2 volume weighted averages
    • Monthly benchmark RGGI CO2 index
    • Weekly pricing for California Carbon Offsets (CCO) with a 3-year invalidation and for seller-guaranteed CCOs
    • Monthly pricing for Alberta carbon offsets

RECs Coverage

    • Daily REC price assessments for US compliance markets 
    • RECs coverage aligned with market compliance terms
    • Current and forward year daily assessments for Connecticut Class I; Massachusetts Class I; and New Jersey Class I and solar markets
    • Current and forward year weekly assessments for Connecticut Class III and New Jersey Class II
    • California category 3 compliance RECs
    • Pennsylvania Tier I and solar, Maryland Tier I and Ohio in-state non-solar
    • Texas compliance RECs
    • Monthly trade indices in all assessed REC markets

US SO2 and NOx Coverage

    • Daily Cross-State Air Pollution Rule seasonal and annual NOX assessments
    • Daily Cross-State Air Pollution Rule SO2 assessments
    • Daily Acid Rain SO2 assessments
    • Weekly and monthly indexes

The Argus Air Daily provides key prices, analysis and news, delivered in a prompt and flexible manner.


Our subscribers include traders, brokers, risk managers, planners, analysts, finance officers, senior executives, governments, regulators, tax authorities, exchanges, coal producers, coal consumers, generators, regional transmission organizations, banks and oil companies.

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