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.
Landfill gas is growing as a source of renewable energy, but the owners of waste storage sites are governed by strict regulations for the construction, operation and emissions generated at these facilities. A leading operator was searching for a solution to its engine generator emissions problems. The installed engine control
Renewable energy generation in the U.S., specificallywind and solar PV, have been incentivized in a variety of ways since the 1980s. One of the most effective incentives is a net-metering agreement that allows power producers to “bank” excess power. When a PV system generates more power than is consumed locally,
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.
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
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.
Hawaii, California, Kentucky, Texas and New York Prime Candidates to Disrupt Existing Utility Business Models SNOWMASS, COLO. – Feb. 25, 2014 – Today, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), HOMER Energy and CohnReznick Think Energy (CRTE) released a report detailing the potential for appreciable customer defection from the electric grid in major
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
By John Trotti
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