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.

lock RECS organizes two webinars for its members

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.

RE100 consultation on proposed changes for technical criteria

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.

RECS is organizing new events in 2022

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 builds the case for full consumption disclosure

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.

The REC Market Meeting 2022 was a great success

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.

RECS supports the IREC Standard conference in Bangkok

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.

CertifHy launches new website

CertifHy has announced that it has recently launched a new website at This website provides access to information on how to register, issue, trade and cancel CertifHy GOs for ...