Letter to WCI Electricity and Markets Committees on the role of RECs in mandatory GHG reporting and compliance protocols

  • Author(s): Center for Resource Solutions
  • Date: May 27th, 2010 | Letter | 3 Pages

  • The Center for Resource Solutions urges the WCI Partners, the Electricity Committee and Markets Committee to reconsider and rescind the recently released recommendation that renewable energy certificates (RECs) have no role in mandatory GHG reporting and compliance protocols. If implemented, this recommendation would strip the zero-emission attribute from renewable energy certificates (RECs) and destabilize the system of trading renewable energy in the Western Electricity Coordinating Council region that has been in place for more than a decade.

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