Voluntary Renewable Energy Set-Asides For Cap-And-Trade (Fact Sheet)

A companion piece to Corporate and Voluntary Renewable Energy in State Greenhouse Gas Policy: An Air Regulator’s Guide, this fact sheet details the options available to states as they consider adoption and implementation of cap-and-trade or similar carbon regulation programs, and the impacts of these programs on renewable energy development and the voluntary renewable energy …

Voluntary and Corporate Renewable Energy in New York: Challenges to Maximizing Voluntary Benefits and Meeting State Goals (Executive Summary)

The last of three policy briefs prepared with the Pace Energy and Climate Center focusing on voluntary renewable energy in the Northeast United States, this brief focuses on New York state in particular. It describes the unique regulatory landscape for voluntary renewable energy, identifies potential barriers to voluntary renewable energy development in the state as …

Voluntary Renewable Energy and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Solutions for Positive Interactions and Greater Impact

The second of three policy briefs prepared with the Pace Energy and Climate Center focusing on voluntary renewable energy in the Northeast United States, this brief identifies interactions between the voluntary renewable energy market and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). It also provides recommendations for strengthening mechanisms that protect voluntary demand in RGGI states.

Voluntary Renewable Energy and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Solutions for Positive Interactions and Greater Impact (Executive Summary)

The second of three policy briefs prepared with the Pace Energy and Climate Center focusing on voluntary renewable energy in the Northeast United States, this brief identifies interactions between the voluntary renewable energy market and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). It also provides recommendations for strengthening mechanisms that protect voluntary demand in RGGI states. …

Two Markets, Overlapping Goals: Exploring The Intersection Of RPS And Voluntary Markets For Renewable Energy In The U.S.

This paper, produced for the RPS Collaborative, a project of the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), explores interactions between RPS and voluntary markets for renewable energy in the U.S. and outlines principles for supporting continued growth of both markets. These principles preserve the ability of each market to make separate and incremental contributions to renewable …

Best Practices for Transferring Certificates Across Tracking System Boundaries

This document contains recommendations to enable, when and where desired, seamless certificate transfers between certificate tracking systems in North America. These recommendations were developed by the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), in consultation with North American Association of Issuing Bodies (NAAIB) Working Group.