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  • July 22, 2021 8:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (July 22, 2021) - Bracewell LLP represented Sol Systems LLC in a transaction that included a significant minority investment from KKR to scale the company’s Impact + Infrastructure approach.

    Along with the transaction, Sol Systems and KKR announced a new strategic partnership in which KKR is committing up to $1 billion to acquire shovel-ready projects.

    Read more here: https://bracewell.com/news/bracewell-represents-sol-systems-minority-investment-kkr

  • July 21, 2021 8:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (July 21, 2021) - Duke Energy Florida today announced the locations of its four newest solar power plants – the latest move in the company’s program to expand its renewable generation portfolio.

    “We continue investing in utility-scale solar in Florida because our customers deserve a cleaner energy future,” said Duke Energy Florida state president Melissa Seixas. “These solar plants are the latest milestones in our strategy to deliver reliable, cost-effective, clean energy to our customers.”

    Read more here: https://news.duke-energy.com/releases/duke-energy-florida-announces-4-new-solar-sites

  • July 21, 2021 8:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (July 21, 2021) - Xpansiv, the global marketplace for ESG commodities, announces record activity as well as plans to undertake a capital raise to accelerate its expansion.

    Xpansiv’s increased market share continues to be driven by the rapid rise of ESG markets as companies seek to fulfill carbon-neutral commitments. To date, more than 1,500 corporations have announced a commitment to net-zero. This growing dedication to decarbonization is expected to underpin market growth for decades to come, with Xpansiv’s digital infrastructure uniquely positioned to facilitate the transition.

    “We have delivered exceptional growth in the first half of 2021 as global market participants organize around ESG drivers and begin to execute on net-zero carbon commitments,” said Xpansiv CEO Joe Madden.

    Read more here: https://xpansiv.com/xpansiv-posts-record-growth-undertakes-capital-raise-to-accelerate-expansion/

  • July 20, 2021 8:30 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (July 20, 2021) - We were absolutely delighted to win not one, but two, prestigious industry accolades at the Energy Risk Awards 2021 : Commodity Broker of the Year and Weather House of the Year.

    These awards are testament to all the hard work our teams have been doing across the firm. They recognise the growth of our business, organically and through acquisition, the strength of our Neon technology platform, and also the specialised ‘actionable’ intelligence that Marex provides its clients.

    Read more here: https://www.marex.com/news/2021/07/energy-risk-awards/

  • July 14, 2021 11:58 AM | Lauren LeMunyan (Administrator)

    (Washington, DC) July 14, 2021—The Environmental Markets Association (EMA) announced the dates and location for their 25th Annual Meeting during their Webinar on The Maryland Cap.  

    Executive Director, Lauren LeMunyan shared that after a year and change of virtual meetings, the association is holding their first in person event at The Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas on October 11 – 13, 2021. 

    Chairman Jack Velasquez of Marex Spectron expressed his excitement during the Webinar, “I can’t wait to see you all in person to come together to move environmental markets forward.” 

    The event will have a capped attendance and follow all recommended federal, state and local health protocols. The Annual Meeting will include a day and a half of live sessions and networking opportunities.  

    To join the planning committee and learn more about the conference, visit www.enviromarkets.org.   

  • July 12, 2021 8:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (July 12, 2021) - Xpansiv, the global marketplace for Intelligent Commodities™, today announced that more than one billion environmental credits have been processed through EMA, its multi-registry ESG portfolio management system, since EMA was acquired in December 2019. The company also announced an agreement to integrate American Carbon Registry (ACR) with EMA, expanding the number of registries accessible through the platform.

    EMA aggregates portfolio positions from ten environmental registries into a single access point, enabling market participants to analyze, report, monitor, manage, trade, and forward schedule energy and environmental inventory in a unified account structure. Position and portfolio valuations are updated daily with closing prices from Xpansiv market CBL, the leading spot exchange for energy, environmental, and ESG commodities.

    Read more here: https://xpansiv.com/one-billionth-credit-processed-through-ema-acr-integration/

  • July 08, 2021 8:30 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (July 08, 2021) - Evolution Markets announces the launch of structured transaction services for the growing U.S. renewable natural gas market (RNG). The New York-based desk offers services to facilitate term physical and financial contracts for natural gas derived from renewable sources, such as landfills or anaerobic digesters at agricultural facilities.

    The group serves geographic locations throughout North America. The Evolution Markets Renewable Natural Gas Desk specializesin structured products, including term offtake agreements for new facilities, volumetric and price hedging transactions for operating RNG facilities, as well as facilitating contract origination and negotiation.

    Read more here: https://www.evomarkets.com/content/news/news_releases_49_news_release_pdf.pdf


  • July 07, 2021 9:05 AM | Lauren LeMunyan (Administrator)

    Current EMA Members now have access to the full transcript from the June 9th State of the Markets Webinar featuring Michael Ball of Argus Media, Elana Knopp of New Project Media, Dan McGraw of Carbon Pulse and Jennifer McIsaac of S&P Global Platts.

    To access the transcript, visit the following link and login with your membership credentials.

  • July 06, 2021 9:30 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (July 6, 2021) - As we continue to build out our data and analytics offerings, we are pleased to launch our latest product on Biodiesel.  Biofuel is an expanding market within the energy sector in Europe, as many countries are now looking for ways to reduce their carbon emissions within the transport sector.

    Biofuel is seen as a ‘green’ alternative to heavy fuel oils, such as gasoil (a market which we already cover). This report outlines some of the main supply and demand factors within the market and is a further expansion of our Environmental Markets Research.

    Read more here: https://www.marex.com/news/2021/07/expanding-our-environmental-markets-research-biodiesel/

  • July 01, 2021 10:22 PM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (July 1, 2021) - Xpansiv, the global marketplace for ESG commodities, today announced a new quarterly volume record on CBL, the leading spot exchange for energy and environmental commodities. Q2 2021 volumes surpassed the previous quarterly record, set in Q1 2021, by 29% and exceeded Q2 2020 activity by 374%.

    Carbon transactions of 25,843,428 mtC02e bested the volume record set last quarter by 33%. On a year-over-year basis, CBL carbon volumes are up 393%. In addition, a record 66 billion litres of water rights and allocations were traded on Xpansiv market H2OX, Australia’s water exchange, topping the previous record of 64,958 ML set in Q1 2018.

    Read More Here: https://xpansiv.com/xpansiv-market-cbl-sets-quarterly-record/

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