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Corporate Demand to Boost Renewable Energy Credits Market

Corporate Demand to Boost Renewable Energy Credits Market

With major corporations setting ambitious environmental targets, a surge in demand for renewable energy certificates (RECs)* is anticipated, according to the market players gathered at the RECS Market Meeting in Amsterdam on 21-22 March. “This is something of great force, something unstoppable,” Tom Lindberg, managing director of Ecohz, said. Ecohz is a market leader in the certification of renewable electricity supply in Europe. “Since COP21 in Paris in 2015, the big corporate companies have moved centre stage in the climate and energy agenda,” Lindberg said. “Big businesses are now setting more ambitious targets than cities or governments. This is about making collective change.” Stemming from the Paris Pledge for Action 2015 , recent initiatives including RE100 , WeMeanBusiness and Science Based Targets are working with leading corporations to set sustainability targets...

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