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TitleMarket Brief: Status of the Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Market (2011 Data)
DescriptionThis report documents the status and trends of U.S. 'voluntary' markets -- those in which consumers and institutions purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs on a voluntary basis. Voluntary REC markets continue to exhibit growth and spur renewable energy development. Voluntary green power markets provide an additional revenue stream for renewable energy projects and raise consumer awareness of the benefits of renewable energy. Although a full estimate of the size of the voluntary market is not available for 2011, this review uses indicative metrics to capture 2011 voluntary market trends.
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Product TypeReport/Plans
URL http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy12osti/56128.pdf
Num of Pages36
Document SizePDF 974 KB
First Received10/16/2012 10:00:29 AM
Program NameEnergy Analysis
Keywordsrenewable energy certificate; REC; compliance; market; voluntary; trends; green power; revenue; renewable portfolio standards; RPS
Print Date9/25/2012 12:00:00 AM
Product ID5948
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