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  • CRS NewSolutions (Spring 2021)
  • Author: CRS Staff
  • Published: May 17th, 2021| Report | 1 Pages
  • In This Issue: Policy Guidance for Clean Energy Accounting • EVs Driving Renewable Energy in Oregon • State Policy Update • Just Published • Resilient Schools Collaborative • Green-e® Renewable Fuels • Getting Started Guide for Carbon Offsets • Residual Mix Emissions Rates • Renewable Energy Markets Conference • Green-e® Marketplace Participant Spotlight • New Green-e® Participants • In the Media • Recent Events • Green-e® in Chile and Taiwan • On the Road • 5th Annual Environmental Justice Summit • Staff News

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  • Renewable Energy and Greenhouse Gas Accounting Glossary
  • Author: CRS Staff
  • Published: March 19th, 2021| Document | 4 Pages
  • This Glossary provides definitions of common terms used when tracking and accounting for renewable energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with electricity, with a focus on Attributional Accounting.

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  • Data Sources: Accounting for Standard Delivery Renewable Energy
  • Author: CRS Staff
  • Published: March 15th, 2021| Report | 11 Pages
  • Developed in 2020 to support the Accounting for Standard Delivery Renewable Energy report published under CRS’s Clean Energy Accounting Project (CEAP), this document explores a representative sample of data sources available for accounting for renewable energy across the U.S., including utility-specific data, Renewable Portfolio Compliance data, Residual Mix data, and grid average data. It examines …

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  • Recognition of Standard Delivery Renewable Energy in Different Programs and Standards
  • Author: CRS Staff
  • Published: March 15th, 2021| Report | 8 Pages
  • Many voluntary standards and programs have policies around recognizing the use of renewable energy that is not actively procured by the reporting entity (Standard Delivery Renewable Energy). These policies are communicated explicitly, implicitly or in the use of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions factors. This document presents a representative summary and comparison of current program requirements …

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  • Accounting for Standard Delivery Renewable Energy
  • Author: CRS Staff
  • Published: March 9th, 2021| Report | 13 Pages
  • Inconsistent approaches to accounting for Standard Delivery Renewable Energy—renewable energy that is not actively procured—have led to confusion for companies actively managing electricity and greenhouse gas emissions targets. In 2020, CRS facilitated a series of virtual workshops through its Clean Energy Accounting Project (CEAP) to identify areas of consensus and quantification best practices. This report …

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  • Comments on the Oregon Clean Fuels Program Electricity 2021 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Draft Rules
  • Author: CRS Staff
  • Published: January 29th, 2021| Comment | 11 Pages
  • Comments on the Clean Fuels Program (CFP) Electricity 2021 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) and Draft Rules dated December 22, 2020 (“Draft Rules”). These comments pertain to proposed requirements for RECs and use of offsite renewable electricity in Sec. 340-253-0470(5), proposed requirements for utility renewable electricity products in Sec. 340-253-0470(7), proposed reporting and documentation requirements …

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  • 2020 Green-e® Verification Report (2019 Data)
  • Author: CRS Staff
  • Published: December 9th, 2020| Report | 1 Pages
  • CRS’s Green-e® Energy certification program certified nearly 69 million megawatt-hours in retail transactions in 2019, representing an overall year-over-year increase of 11%. This is the highest number of certified retail MWh to date. This includes over 6.1 million MWh from solar generation, an increase of 60%. Almost half of the energy supplying certified sales came …

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