CO2 allowances are issued by each RGGI State in an amount defined in each state's applicable statute and/or regulations. Together, all the allowances issued by all the RGGI States comprise the RGGI cap.
For 2013, the RGGI cap for the nine-state RGGI region is 165 million short tons.
The charts below display the distribution of 2013 allowance allocation CO2 allowances by category as of September 11, 2013.
For more details on the distribution of allowances by state, download the full data here: [ PDF ] [ XLS ]
Please note: Percentages do not include the small number of second control period allowances sold by New Jersey from 2009-2011.
Full data on 2013 allowance allocation can be downloaded here: [ PDF ] [ XLS ]