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Dropping Names — The Corporations Purchasing Renewable Power

Some of the biggest domestic mega-corporations believe the Biden administration will decarbonize the nation’s power rapidly. And it’s not only Americans who think this way. Companies around the globe are buying more renewable power than…

Guide to State Low-Carbon Fuel Standards (LCFS) and LCFS Credits

Low-carbon fuel standards (LCFS) are rules enacted by states to reduce carbon intensity (CI) in transportation fuels like gas and diesel. In layman’s terms, carbon intensity is the weight of carbon released into the environment per a…

Renewable Identification Number (RIN) Trading 101

If you read my last piece about RFS, then you know the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) missed the November deadline for establishing Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) minimums for 2022 and beyond. While obligated parties — refineries and…

The Sunny Future of RECs

Welcome to the second article on Renewable Energy Credits (also known as RECs and SRECs.) Previously, we discussed what RECs are, how clean energy producers generate them, and how they’re traded among organizations and individuals…

RECs 101: An Intro to Renewable Energy Credits in 2021

Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) are a way to represent your investment in renewable, clean energy. Buying RECs is not the same as purchasing electricity, paying a power bill, or investing in a cleantech startup. RECs…

Exploring The EPA AIM Act

We all know the Biden Administration is dedicated to climate issues, leading to ideas like the AIM Act. Cutting emissions and reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) are on the top of their list of priorities. If you read…