lock RECS Working Groups

In the last newsletter of 2022, RECS announced two working groups in addition to the working group on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol revision. The Secretariat thanks those members who have ...

CertiQ and Vertogas joining forces

As of 1 January 2023, CertiQ and Vertogas have merged under the name VertiCer B.V.. CertiQ and Vertogas are subsidiaries of TenneT and Gasunie. CertiQ issues Guarantees and Certificates of ...

lock New RECS working groups – SIGN UP!

RECS’ new work programme, launched at the AGM in Brussels in December, includes three new working groups. These groups are a chance for RECS Members to engage with and shape key aspects of the organisation’s work. Use the links below to learn more and sign up!

lock OMC presentations available

On 1 December RECS and Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB) stakeholders gathered in Brussels to discuss the current state of guarantee of origin (GO) systems and markets at the Open Markets Committee (OMC).

Presentations Dutch GO Day available

On 8 September the second edition of the Dutch GO Day took place in Amsterdam. The one-day event was organized by RECS, in collaboration with CertiQ –  the Dutch issuing ...

RED3 updates relating to guarantees of origin

The three EU institutions of the Commission, Council, and Parliament have now adopted their positions on the review of the Renewable Energy Directive. The EU institutions adopted the current directive (RED-2) in 2018, and is being reviewed to ensure all elements are in line with new, higher EU targets for cutting emissions by 2030 and 2050.

New RECS Brochure

RECS recently updated the RECS Brochure, which contains information about RECS, our mission & vision, working areas and details of our membership. The Brochure can be downloaded here.

New RECS Member logo

For over 20 years RECS (previously as RECS International) has had the great honour of being supported by a solid member base. While the tasks for the organization have changed over the years, adjusting to the continuously evolving European and global socio-political landscape, our mission has remained throughout to develop or maintain robust, transparent and reliable systems for energy attribute certificates.  

Save the date: Dutch GO Day 8 September 2022

Although centrally regulated by the EU Renewable Energy Directive, GO markets in European countries can differ in terms of prices, volumes and regulations. The Dutch GO Day will highlight the most important developments within this national GO market and will discuss topics like the certification of gas, full consumption disclosure, the European standard on GOs, and time stamping.