EU ETS Phase I (2005 – 2007)

The EU Emissions Trading Directive 2003/87/EC came into force in October 2003 following discussions between the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council. This was Phase I of the EU ETS and ran from 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2007.

Phase I research and publications

Please see the EU ETS Research and publications page for more information on Phase I compliance and results, and independent reports commissioned by a number of Government Departments. 



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