Compliance Factsheets

State and Trends of Carbon Pricing Dashboard

The State and Trends of Carbon Pricing Dashboard is an interactive online tool aimed at policymakers, businesses, and researchers. It provides the latest information on existing and emerging direct carbon pricing initiatives around the world.

Name of Instrument

Albania ETS
National ETS
Under consideration since 2023

Covered Sectors

  • Covered
  • In principle


Albania plans to introduce an ETS aligned with the EU ETS, with trading to start from 2025. The “Law on Climate Change” adopted in 2019 establishes the institutional framework and arranges the rules for MRV of GHG emissions at the level of sectors/resources and at the national level in line with EU MMR Regulation.

Recent Developments

Albania adopted its National Energy and Climate Plan in 2022, making clear the government’s intention to progress policies and measures identified in that plan, including an ETS.


Pricing and allocation approaches

Compliance Approaches

Relation to other compliance CPIs

Covered Emissions

Price range:
in 2023

Indicates instruments with multiple price levels. Only the main rate is shown for these instruments. Data last updated on 1 April 2023. 

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