What is the price of a carbon credit?

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The range of carbon credit prices is quite broad, but we typically see most projects fall between 10 and 100€ per ton. Carbon credit prices can vary based on several factors, including:

  • The project's financial needs, which depend on its business model and complexity
  • The project's location
  • The project's vintage
  • The project's co-benefits
  • The cost of project certification

Based on our analysis, here is a subjective classification of carbon credit prices:

  • Renewable energy and non-deforestation projects in Annex B countries: 5-10€
  • Reforestation projects in Annex B countries: 15€
  • Reforestation projects in Europe: 20-25€
  • Industrial avoidance in Europe: 30-40€
  • Biobased construction storage in Europe: 50€
  • Biochar projects in Europe: 100-150€
  • Long-term storage innovative projects (e.g. DAC): 500€

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