CRS comments on recent proposals for changes to California’s Power Source Disclosure requirements under Assembly Bill 1110 (Ting), which require that retail suppliers of electricity disclose to consumers the greenhouse gas emissions intensity of the supplier’s electric service products. CRS comments propose updates to the current version of the requirements.
In This Issue: Green-e 2017 Verification Report • Chile Standard • P&G Case Study • Just Published • In the News • IN Case Study • On the Road • New Green-e Participants • International Market Development •AmazonSmile • REM 2019 • Staff Updates
The 2017 Green-e Verification Report highlights the clean-energy market movers for 2017—including generation, utility and community green power programs, PPAs, renewable energy certificates, and more. Green-e certified over 60 million megawatt-hours in retail transactions in 2017, the highest number of certified retail MWh to date, and enough to power over half of U.S. households for …
Comments focused on potential double counting and leakage due to accounting for the emissions associated with imported electricity under the Mandatory Reporting Regulation (MRR). This pertains to both the Subcommittee Report on Overlapping Policies and the Report on Emissions Leakage.
The impact of renewable energy purchases by corporations may be reduced in states with cap-and-trade and other greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations covering the power sector. Commercial buyers should ensure that their projects are reducing emissions in states with cap-and-trade and other GHG policies.
Corporate and other voluntary green power procurement strategies can offer additional greenhouse gas (GHG) benefits on top of regulations like cap-and-trade—provided the right policy and accounting mechanisms are in place. This document highlights the advocacy positions CRS developed to support GHG regulations in the power sector.
CRS contributed to the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)’s IETA Insights: Greenhouse Gas Market Report, published in September 2018. The article, by CRS’s Todd Jones, is a look at the intersection of voluntary renewable energy purchasing by corporates with emissions markets, drawing from experience in the U.S.
These comments to the State of New Jersey Board of Public Utilities provides information on industry best practices for consumer protection and the treatment of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) associated with community solar programs. These comments echo much of what CRS stated in its previous comments on the BPU Generic Solar Proceeding that were submitted …
The Guide provides current and potential buyers of green power with information about green power purchasing. It covers the green power procurement process, different green power supply options, benefits of green power purchasing, as well as information on how to capture the greatest benefit from your purchase.
Comments on the benefits of incorporating a renewable energy set-aside mechanism into Virginia’s proposed emissions trading program that would protect voluntary and corporate renewable energy demand, purchasing, and emissions benefits in VA as the state looks to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).