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Renewable Energy Certificates

Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)

Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), often referred to as "Renewable Energy Credits" are generated from renewable energy sources in the U.S. RECs represent the environmental attributes of power that are generated from renewable energy projects and provided to the grid.

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  • Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), often referred to as "Renewable Energy Credits" are generated from renewable energy sources in the U.S.;
  • RECs represent the environmental attributes of power that are generated from renewable energy projects and provided to the grid;
  • One REC represents one-megawatt hour (MWh) of energy generated from a clean, renewable source such as wind, solar, hydro, or certain types of renewable biomass;
  • RECs generate little to no carbon as they produce clean energy;
  • For example, wind farms produce more than 20 million megawatts hours of electricity per year

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[DIRECT QUOTE - NEEDS WORDSMITHING] we work with each client to develop a REC portfolio sourced from renewable energy projects that meet their specific goals. Our custom approach often includes:

  • U.S. Green Power RECs – sourced from U.S. renewable energy projects that use Green-e approved technologies. [DIRECT QUOTE - NEEDS WORDSMITHING]
  • Compliance RECs – used by utilities to meet a particular state’s renewable energy regulatory requirements. [DIRECT QUOTE - NEEDS WORDSMITHING]
  • Project-specific RECs – sourced from a specific renewable energy project that meets a client’s needs. [DIRECT QUOTE - NEEDS WORDSMITHING]

[DIRECT QUOTE - NEEDS WORDSMITHING] AEGIS also does custom origination for clients who have specific co-benefit goals or other criteria, and will conduct a tailored search for renewable energy project developers that deliver on those criteria.

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It would be easy to pursue compromising activities and fee structures. We are 100% focused on capital and cash flow protection through fixed-fee contracts. No conflicts. Ever.


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