Request feedback: Market improvement at OMC

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.

New EFET EECS Standard renewable energy Certificates Master Agreement

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.

FastGo market survey

The FaStGO project, in which RECS International is a partner, invites stakeholders to respond to a survey on the development and provision of statistical data on GO markets. Your responses will help ...

AIB welcomes new president

In June of 2020 the AIB General Meeting appointed Liesbeth Switten as its new Secretary General, starting on the 1st August 2020. Liesbeth succeeds Phil Moody, who has been leading ...

Portugal new member of the AIB

The Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB), the umbrella organization of EECS-GO issuers and holders of the EECS Standard, are welcoming their newest member: REN, representing the Domain of Portugal.

Update on CEN process

The process of revising European standard CEN EN 16325 continues, with the focus on key issues such as certification of electricity produced and consumed by the same organisation, the potential for a field on GOs stating the GHG emissions related to a given MWh of energy, and rules for the transfer and cancellation of GOs by and on behalf of consumers. 

lock Update to members: working towards a new normal

Dear members of RECS International, In this newsletter we would like to take stock and share with you how we, as an organization dedicated to serving our members, can meet your needs and support the development of effective renewable energy markets.

Webinar on the FastGO proposal for a revised EN16325 standard on guarantees of origin

11th of June 13:00 – 17:30 CET FaStGO (Facilitating Standards for Guarantees of Origin) provides expert advice to the European Commission DG ENER, based on the terms of Reference N° ENER/C1/2019-517: “Technical support for RES policy development & implementation. Establishing technical requirements and facilitating the standardisation process for guarantees of origin on basis of Dir (EU) 2018/2001.” 

Become a member of RECS International

RECS International is at the forefront of developments in renewable energy markets, as it has been for the past 20 years. Having worked since 2001 to improve and simplify the system of tracked energy RECS International has unmatched expertise in the issuance, trade and cancellation of renewable energy certificates. The political landscape has changed considerably over these decades and RECS International has worked hard to stay abreast of changes in attribute tracking systems by collaborating closely with its members and other partners and stakeholders. RECS International engages with legislators, policy-makers, regulators, and system operators to make the case that effective renewable energy markets can help to accelerate the energy transition and, thereby, make an important contribution to tackling climate change.

lock Recording Webinar 1 now available

On Tuesday 28 April RECS International kicked off the REC Market Meeting Webinar series with the first webinar: Market developments, volumes and prices. The webinar was offering a detailed inside to current EAC markets, with a specific view related to the current circumstances.

lock Online Library for RECS Members

To increase the availability of information on EAC markets for our members, RECS International has now opened the RECS Members Library. The Library contains presentations, documents and general information from RECS International and related sources to support members in their understanding of these continuously developing markets.

REC Market Meeting Webinar series

The yearly REC Market Meeting conference brings together professionals and governments in renewable energy markets from around the world. While current circumstances make it impossible for us to hold an in-person event, we still want to provide information to all those interested in how these markets are developing.

AIB publishes 2019Q4 EECS GO statistics

The AIB has published the activity statistics and ex-domain cancellation statistics for 2019Q4. The statistics are now available here. Please contact the Association of Issuing Bodies for any questions.

REC Market Meeting 2020 Cancelled

Following discussions with the organisers of venues, speakers and sponsors, the board of RECS International has decided to cancel the REC Market Meeting, which was due to be held between 30 March and 1 April 2020.

REC Market Meeting – Normal rate deadline on 9 March 2020

On 31 March and 1 April, 2020 RECS International is organizing the 10th edition of the REC Market Meeting, the international conference focusing on the demand side of renewable energy markets. As demand-side markets for renewable energy are rapidly expanding around the globe, the conference takes a focus on both European and international markets.

Updated program REC Market Meeting now available

In 2020 we are celebrating the REC Market Meeting’s 10th anniversary. The conference started in 2010 as a small event for discussing Guarantees of Origin (GOs) in Europe. It has since grown into one of the largest and most respected conferences for experts in renewable energy consumption markets. The 10th edition of the REC Market Meeting will focus on ‘The maturing renewables market’.

The Netherlands introduces full disclosure

As of the 1st of January 2020, the Netherlands has introduced a full disclosure system for guarantees of origin. Twelve months prior to the implementation it was already possible to voluntarily disclose information on non-renewable energy supply, but this is now compulsory for all suppliers within the Netherlands.