Tag: renewable energy credits

Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), also known as Green tags, Renewable Energy Credits, Renewable Electricity Certificates, or Tradable Renewable Certificates (TRCs), are tradable, non-tangible energy commodities in the United States that represent proof that 1 megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity was generated from an eligible renewable energy resource (renewable electricity). Solar renewable energy certificates (SRECs) are RECs that are specifically generated by solar energy.

Affecting Change

Affecting Change

Long before President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement, mayors across the country began pulling together to sign an important initiative: the Sierra Club’s Mayors for 100 Percent Clean Energy.

Power Security

Power Security

As described by the US Department of Energy (DOE), microgrids are localized grids that can disconnect from the traditional grid to operate autonomously, help mitigate grid disturbances for faster system response and recovery, and strengthen grid resilience.

Handling the Heat With CHP

Handling the Heat With CHP

There is a renewed emphasis in the distributed generation marketplace for solutions such as Combined Heating and Power (CHP) and cogeneration, with shale gas being one of the primary drivers, notes Clark Wiedetz, director of alternative and renewable energy for the Building Technologies Division of Siemens.

Handling the Heat With CHP

Handling the Heat With CHP

There is a renewed emphasis in the distributed generation marketplace for solutions such as Combined Heating and Power (CHP) and cogeneration, with shale gas being one of the primary drivers, notes Clark Wiedetz, director of alternative and renewable energy for the Building Technologies Division of Siemens. Michael Perna, vice president

NC GreenPower Request for Proposals for Renewable Energy Credits

The U.S. EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is pleased to provide its Partners and other interested parties information about a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by NC GreenPower for renewable energy credits (RECs) associated with renewable energy generated in North Carolina and supplied to the North Carolina electric grid.

LFG in Action

LFG in Action

The current state of utilizing landfill gas in the US is primarily focused on producing heat energy, electricity, and alternative fuels, points out Gil M. Haines, P.E., BCEE, managing engineer for Brown and Caldwell. “Landfills are tightly regulated under strict state and federal air quality regulations where owners and operators

Editor’s Comments: Partnering

I remember with great clarity going to USEPA’s landfill methane outreach conference (LMOP 2003) in Washington, DC, where I listened with genuine astonishment to presentation after presentation that came to what, at the time, was the somewhat unexpected conclusion that the future for landfill gas was more than good…it was

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