Adam White has been appointed as the Secretary General of RECS International. Adam will take over as the public face of RECS International from Jared Braslawsky, the outgoing Secretary General, who will retain an important position within the organisation in the new role of Operational Manager.
With the end of the Renewable Energy Directive ((EU) 2018/2001) implementation period on 1 July 2021, the RED-2 is now fully applicable in the European Internal Market.
RECS International has published the updated version of the Standard Contract for EECS GOs.
Last week the REC Market Meeting newsletter was published. If you missed it, you can find the newsletter here. If you would like to stay up to date on the ...
RECS International is delighted to welcome yet another new member this month: Ezpada.
RECS International is pleased to welcome IncubEx as a new member.
In an earlier news flash, RECS International reported on the possible suspension of GO issuance in Finland. This possible suspension has now been withdrawn and Finland will continue to issue ...
(Please note that there is a new update with regards to the issuance of GOs by Finland, which you can find in our news list). RECS International Members should be aware of some potential temporary disruption to the issuance of Guarantees of Origin in Finland.
Last week the Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB) published the European Residual Mix for 2020.
RECS International is pleased to have a new member on board: Energy Web Foundation (EWF).
We welcome newcomers and experts in renewable energy markets at the 10th edition of the REC Market Meeting.
In the last week of March, the RECS International Director, Adam White, spoke with Montel, an information provider for the European energy markets, on the matter of 24/7 matching of energy production and consumption.
The German economy and energy ministry is currently considering a change in legislation for the qualification for Guarantees of Origin (GOs) for renewable sites receiving premiums or feed-in tariffs (FiT) under the German renewable energy law (EEG).
As of the 1st of January 2021, an update to the French Energy Code introducing monthly disclosure periods is in force. The relevant piece of law (L’Article R314-66 du Code de l’Energie) is included below. RECS International’s unofficial translation of this law is also included.
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The Florence School of Regulation, a centre of excellence working to improve the quality of European regulation and policy, has published the report “Upgrading Guarantees of Origin to Promote the Achievement of the EU Renewable Energy Target at Least Cost”.
Some end-users, particularly those with flexible demand and access to storage, are seeking to develop ways to show that they consumed renewable electricity at the same time as such electricity was being generated. RECS International provides its view in a new policy paper.
RECS International publishes a document which introduces different ways of buying renewable electricity.
The RECS International EECS GO Trade Agreement For Single or Multiple Deliveries is an update of the standard trade contract it replaces.
RECS International is pleased to welcome a new member from France: QuiEstVert.
The French Energy Ombudsman has proposed a new law on the comparison of different energy offers by consumers, with the objective of bringing more transparency to electricity offers containing a share of renewable energy.
The UK’s energy regulator, OFGEM, has made the following statement about GOs and Brexit:
With the new European Commission’s introduction of the European Green Deal, and the increase in the ambition of the 2030 and 2050 CO2 targets for the EU, a review of the underlying legislation is underway to examine whether it needs to be strengthened.
2020 has been as challenging a year as many of us can remember. The economic turmoil unleashed by the COVID 19 public health crisis is a clear threat to our ...
In October 2020, a Consortium constituted of HINICIO, Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB), Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA), Grexel, Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik (LBST) and TÜV SÜD was appointed by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU) to lead CertifHy phase III, which will run over 3 years.
One of the first acts of the current European Commission was to adopt the European Green Deal. The European Council recently decided to increase the bloc’s 2030 emissions reduction target. ...
RECS International is engaged in the EnergyTag initiative, which seeks to support the development of more granular time information on energy attribute certificates, for example through time stamping.
On the 26th of November RECS International and the Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB) jointly organized the annual Open Markets Committee (OMC). The recording of the OMC is available via this link. ...
On the 26th of November 2020 the Open Markets Committee was held via a live webinar. The recording of this webinar is available via this link.
RECS International is pleased to announce a new member: Unicorn.
On Tuesday the 27th of October RECS International organized the webinar “An in-depth exploration of the French renewables market”. The recording is now available via this link. The presentation can ...
The Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB) published EECS-GO statistics for Q3 of 2020. These stats can be viewed here.
In December RECS International will be speaking at 2020 RE-Source conference. This annual European platform for corporate renewable energy sourcing will take place online from 7 to 11 December 2020. ...
On the 6th of October RECS International held a Member Engagement webinar for its members only.
At the upcoming OMC (see link below) the topic of market improvements will come to the table. RECS International members are requested to provide input about market improvements they deem most important.
RECS International is pleased to welcome a new member: ClimatePartner.
Following a thorough review process, the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) has successfully updated the EFET standard renewable energy Certificates Master Agreement. Based on the tried and tested approach and wording of the EECS MA released back in 2013, the language of the agreement has been expanded to cover various types of certificates, following the approach taken by the EFET standard PPA contract.
At the upcoming OMC [link to event] the topic of market improvements will come to the table. RECS International members are requested to provide input about market improvements they deem most important.
RECS International is pleased to welcome a new member: GO2 Markets.
RECS International is pleased to welcome a new member: Altenex Energy Bv.