A Refresher on the Role of RECs in State Mandates and Energy Purchases
July 22, 2014
Justine Huetteman, REMA Policy Fellow
Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) have recently been the subject of questions regarding their function and effectiveness as a tool for measuring renewable energy generation. Given this interest, it is necessary to revisit the fundamentals of why RECs exist. RECs have and continue to fulfill an essential role in tracking renewable energy for state renewable energy programs and voluntary purchasers. Continue reading the article here >>
REMA Provides Comments on EPA Existing Power Plant Rule
The renewable energy trade association calls for role of voluntary renewable energy markets in climate regulations
WASHINGTON, DC – June 2, 2014 – The Renewable Energy Markets Association (REMA), the North American trade association dedicated to protecting and growing strong markets for renewable energy, released preliminary comments pursuant to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Section 111(d) greenhouse gas standards for existing power plants. Read the statement here >>
REMA to Co-Host Renewable Thermal RPS Webinar, March 10, 1PM ET
The webinar will examine issues related to incorporating renewable thermal energy into New Hampshire and Maryland's State Renewable Portfolio Standards
REMA and the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) invite you to the upcoming webinar on renewable thermal in RPS programs on March 10th at 1 PM ET. The webinar is part of CESA's State-Federal RPS Collaborative.
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Marex Spectron Joins the Renewable Energy Markets Association
Commodities brokerage firm commits support to industry association dedicated to growing North American markets for renewable energy
WASHINGTON, January 15, 2014– The Renewable Energy Markets Association (REMA) today announced the addition of Marex Spectron to its diverse membership. Marex Spectron is one of the world’s largest privately owned commodities brokerage firms, with over 600 employees across offices in New York, London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Geneva. Its Environmental Brokerage Desk team transacts solar, wind, land-fill gas (LFG), biomass, combined heat and Power (CHP), hydro and fuel-cell technology Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) on a daily basis, providing its clients with a transparent, efficient and cost-effective way to monetize RECs.
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REMA to Sponsor Workshop on GHG Accounting and Marketing at Renewable Energy Markets 2013
The morning event on September 23 consists of a "how-to" workshop on accurately marketing renewables within a changing GHG accounting landscape. The session is a must for those describing the emissions benefits of renewable energy to sophisticated customers. Please note that separate registration is required.
The session will feature speakers from 3Degrees and Center for Resource Solutions, and moderated by REMA's Josh Lieberman.
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