Emissions Trading Registry

Alberta has a sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides emissions trading program for the electricity sector. It is one part of an overall emissions management framework for the electricity sector in Alberta. The Emissions Trading Registry is established by the Emissions Trading Regulation (Alberta Regulation 33 / 2006) under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act.

This Registry is managed by Alberta Environment. Questions or comments about the website or the nitrogen oxides and sulphur dioxide emissions trading program may be addressed to: emissiontrading@gov.ab.ca

Nitrogen Oxides
YearBalance on
Jan. 1
No. Credits CreatedNo. Credits RetiredBalance as of
Dec. 31
2006 0 63510 6351
2007 6351 210480 27399
2008 27399 85570 35956
2009 35956 71890 43145
2010 43145 63680 49513
2011 49513 51730 54686
2012 54686 70580 61744
2013 61744 5042855 65931
2014 65931 47902180 68541
2015 68541 7948762 75727
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* Operators commonly wait two years before requesting credits. See the "Documents" link on the sidebar for a list of pending credits.

Sulphur Dioxide
YearBalance on
Jan. 1
No. Credits CreatedNo. Credits RetiredBalance as of
Dec. 31
2006 0 54150 5415
2007 5415 59101166 10159
2008 10159 75690 17728
2009 17728 61500 23878
2010 23878 41430 28021
2011 28021 52450 33266
2012 33266 59400 39206
2013 39206 32333350 39089
2014 39089 13881827 38650
2015 38650 41681372 41446
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* Operators commonly wait two years before requesting credits. See the "Documents" link on the sidebar for a list of pending credits.