26 Oct '11, 10am

Renewable Energy Credits Explained

Renewable Energy Credits Explained

When a wind farm, geothermal field or other form of renewable resource is used to produce electrical power that power can be sold to a commercial power grid. If that is done, a renewable energy certificate is issued and that certificate can then sold to offset power use of a company located in a city far away from the power plant. Once the certificate has been sold, it is used to offset the buyer’s electrical use and meet state requirements. At that point, the certificate is retired as it can only be used one time for one power offset.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/10/renewable-energy-cred...

Tweets

Can Renewable Energy Survive in the U.S.?

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Oct '11, 5pm

So, why the skepticism? It appears that the growth of the U.S. solar and wind segments of the industry is slowing down. Th...

Can Renewable Energy Survive in the U.S.?

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Oct '11, 5pm

So, why the skepticism? It appears that the growth of the U.S. solar and wind segments of the industry is slowing down. Th...

for renewable energy

for renewable energy

renewableenergymagazine.com 31 Oct '11, 4pm

Álvarez Zenteno encouraged Spanish companies during his speech at the New Energy Forum to contribute their experience in t...

60-90% of UK Electricity Could Come from Renewable Energy

60-90% of UK Electricity Could Come from Renewa...

cleantechnica.com 25 Oct '11, 5pm

We commissioned GL Garrad Hassan (GL GH) to investigate this question by developing six scenarios for where the UK’s elect...

Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards: Nominate...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Oct '11, 6pm

Last year’s awards were a huge success . And over the past 9 months, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about when nomi...

Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards: Nominate...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Oct '11, 5pm

Last year’s awards were a huge success . And over the past 9 months, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about when nomi...

EMEC showcases Scotland’s renewable energy pote...

renewableenergyfocus.com 27 Oct '11, 8am

Renewable power generation – a status report Despite the international economic crisis and the reduction of Government inc...

NREL Opens New Doors to Renewable Energy Data

nrel.gov 25 Oct '11, 4pm

News Release NR-5111 NREL Opens New Doors to Renewable Energy Data Developer.nrel.gov empowers Web developers to use renew...

5 renewable energy developments illustrate crea...

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Oct '11, 6pm

The ubiquitous utility pole stands proudly as an example of a necessary, yet perhaps unsightly, addition to the modern wor...

Solar Power: Highest Return on Investment of Renewable Energy Options

Solar Power: Highest Return on Investment of Re...

cleantechnica.com 25 Oct '11, 6pm

, as I’ve reported more times than I can count, has seen rapidly dropping costs in recent years. Also, with a lot of suppl...

RESNET Adopts Revised Procedures for Certifying Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credits

RESNET Adopts Revised Procedures for Certifying...

resnet.us 19 Oct '11, 4pm

Since the incepti on of the federal tax credit for new energy efficient homes, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Inter...

In Australia, Can Renewable Energy Get Over the...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Oct '11, 12pm

The debate around Australia’s new Clean Energy Future legislation has seen conservative parties here — as in the USA — tak...

The Energy Trap

The Energy Trap

theoildrum.com 28 Oct '11, 8am

This is a guest post by Tom Murphy. Tom is an associate professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego. T...

NREL Offering Renewable Energy Data Feeds For A...

solarindustrymag.com 26 Oct '11, 4pm

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has launched a new site providing data feeds o...

Germany's Having a Renewable Energy Goldrush

sustainablebusiness.com 18 Oct '11, 5pm

Even though Germany reduced its landmark solar incentives, the country is still experiencing a goldrush as a variety of re...