Systems and methods for trading emission reductions

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7343341
APP PUB NO 20050246190A1
SERIAL NO

11034752

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Systems and methods for facilitating trading of emission allowances and offsets among participants are described. In some embodiments, methods of facilitating such trading include establishing an emissions reduction schedule for certain participants based on emissions information provided by those participants and determining debits or credits for each participant in order to achieve the reduction schedule.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Chicago Climate Exchange, Inc.CHICAGO, IL2

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kanakasabai, Murali Chicago, IL 6 206
Sandor, Richard Chicago, IL 10 218
Walsh, Michael Downers Grove, IL 44 422

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