In the United States, RECs are used for voluntary and compliance purposes. Organisations buying RECs should also consider other variables, such as additional certifications, different registries, and state-wide regulations.. Ecohz can deliver every type of certificate and tailor energy solutions for your business all over North America.
Voluntary RECs allow organisations to meet the requirements of their stakeholders and corporate sustainability standards such as the GHG-P Scope 2 Guidance and the RE100.
Utilities and energy retailers purchase RECs to comply with state-specific regulations, such as renewable portfolio standards (RPS), which require retail electricity suppliers to provide a minimum percentage of renewable power.
Compliance schemes use RECs as their primary reporting tool and consider penalties for those who fail to observe the rules. These policies can also vary considerably from one state to the next.