California LCFS Pricing Update: Market Continues to Gain

Posted June 12th, 2019 by SRECTrade.

As per data released by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) on June 11th, the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) market continued its upward price trend this past week, increasing to a weighted average weekly price of $188.84. This is up $1.78 from last week’s average price of $187.06 and the second straight week we have seen an uptick in LCFS pricing. The market also saw a jump in volume this past week with 325,708 credits transferred, up from last week’s volume of 106,031 and the last twelve month (LTM) weekly average of 243,077.

In recent weeks, we have also seen a decrease in daily price variance over a given week. This indicates a more uniformly priced market and perhaps a steadier volume of credits transacted on a daily basis.

Please click on the pricing chart below for a visualization of LTM trends.

Data Source: California Air Resources Board (CARB)

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