Defining the Intangible: Renewable Energy Certificate Claims and Ownership in the Green Guide Era

  • Author(s): Robin Quarrier and John P. Rose
  • Date: February 21st, 2014 | Article | 18 Pages

  • As environmental commodities, renewable energy certificates (RECs) may expose their owners and traders to potentially conflicting obligations and regulations from state and federal agencies. This article in the February, 2014 issue of the ABA’s Renewable, Alternative, and Distributed Energy Resources Committee Newsletter looks at claims and marketing issues with RECs after the revised FTC Green Guides were released in October, 2012.

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