Renewable Power Purchases and Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)

On Demand Training

1.5 hours

Renewable Power Purchases and Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) is an online webinar offered by FEMP to help Federal agencies increase renewable energy consumption to meet Federal requirements.

Presented by Chandra Shah of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), this 90-minute webinar offers insight into leveraging renewable power purchases and RECs to meet Energy Policy Act of 2005, Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007, and other Federal mandates. Specifically, this session outlines:

  • Federal Renewable Energy and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Goals
  • Options for Meeting Renewable Energy Goals
  • Renewable Power/REC Purchase Benefits
  • REC Definitions, Overview, and Procurement Options
  • Purchasing Renewable Power in a Competitive Electricity Market
  • Regulated Utility Green Pricing Programs
  • Renewable Power and REC Purchases Toward GHG Goals
  • Case Study Examples and Additional Resources

Date recorded: June 23, 2011


  • Chandra Shah, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
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