The I-REC Standard Foundation and DLA Piper are currently drafting a standard contract for trading I-REC certificates, based on the RECS standard contract for EECS-GOs.
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 ...
In addition to the legal and regulatory frameworks for energy attributes certificates (EACs) in different jurisdictions, voluntary standards and norms are crucial to maintaining efficient and effective renewable energy markets. ...
RECS is pleased to welcome a new member: the Clean Energy Buyers Institute.
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.
In July 2022, the UK Government announced its decisions relating to its review of the Feed in Tariff (FIT) and Contracts for Difference (CfD) schemes’ cost exemptions for green imported electricity and timings on the removal of UK recognition of EU Guarantees of Origin (GOs).
on 7 October 2022 RECS will be speaking at the RE-Source conference at the Okura hotel in Amsterdam.
RECS is proud to be a supporter of the I-REC Standard Conference, taking place on 1 and 2 November in Bangkok.
On 8 September RECS and CertiQ (the Dutch Issuing Body of GOs) are organizing the second edition of the Dutch GO Day.
RECS is pleased to welcome a new member: Carbon Rooster from the Netherlands.
RECS is excited to welcome a new member: Climate Impact Partners.
On 20 June the RECS Secretariat held a webinar on the supply and demand of certified European renewable electricity and selling EACs into Europe.
On 20 May 2022 the European Commission published the draft Delegated Act on RFNBOs. RECS has reviewed the DA and provided a response.
On 14 June RECS held a webinar on full consumption disclosure and advocacy on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED-3).
The secretariat of RECS will be on a lower capacity over the summer, as we will be taking our holiday breaks. It may therefore take a little longer than usual ...
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.
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.
On 18 May 2022, the European Commission adopted a staff working document of guidance (scroll down the ‘commission adoption’ section) to Member States on good practices to speed up permit-granting ...
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.
The European Parliament and European Council are developing their positions on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED-3). In the European Parliament, the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) ...
The Open Markets Committee (OMC) grants members of the Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB) and RECS the opportunity to meet and discuss developments in, and interactions between, European Guarantee of Origin (GO) systems and markets.
As part of expanding its offer to RECS members, the secretariat will be holding members only webinars for each new paper it publishes. This initiative will be kicked off by presenting the organisation’s recent publications over two webinars in June.
RECS is pleased to welcome two new members: T-RECs and Falck Renewables.
The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy proposed changes to the green imported electricity exemption under both CfD & FIT as well as ceasing recognition of EU ...
In February 2022, RE100 held town hall meetings with its members to discuss three proposed changes to the RE100 technical criteria for consideration in the next planned update. Revisions to the criteria happen every two years, in March. The next planned update will be published in March 2023.
As measures to combat the impact of COVID 19 are steadily easing throughout the EU, the RECS Secretariat is in the process of organizing new events again. Some of these events will be members-only, others are open for the public.
RECS is pleased to welcome a new member: SmartestEnergy.
RECS supports the implementation of full consumption disclosure across Europe and has made the case for including full consumption disclosure in the European Union's 'Fit for 55' package, which is currently being debated in the European institutions.
On April 5 & 6 , 2022, the 10th edition of the REC Market Meeting took place at the NH Collection hotel Grand Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The conference, selling out two weeks before the conference date, was a great success, with over 450 delegates attending from 41 countries.
The RECS board has approved an update to the organisation’s name and logo. In a change that is not radical but none the less important, RECS will now be known ...
The International REC Standard Foundation (I-REC Standard) has announced their first, international conference to be held on 1 and 2 November 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand. The I-REC Standard is a non-profit organization that provides a robust standard for developing attribute tracking systems.
RECS International is pleased to welcome a new member aboard the RECS community: AET from Switzerland.
RECS is pleased to welcome a new member: Shape Q from the Netherlands.
On Tuesday, February 15th, the Dutch authorities announced a further reduction in measures to combat COVID 19 in the Netherlands. The new rules will allow events such as the REC Market Meeting to take place without masks, capacity limits, a covid-safe pass, or assigned seating.
RECS International is pleased to announce that its application to join the REGATrace network was accepted at the end of 2021.
RECS International is pleased to welcome a new member: MET International (METI).
CertifHy has announced that it has recently launched a new website at www.certifhy.eu. This website provides access to information on how to register, issue, trade and cancel CertifHy GOs for ...
Argus media, a global energy and commodity intelligence company, is launching a price information service for biomethane guarantees of origin.
RECS International publishes a new paper: How the RED-3 can boost EU renewable energy markets, the power of Full Consumption Disclosure.