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A car loads up on electricity, generating...value

(Courtesy Fairfax County, VA.) According to the Coalition's projections, this driver will soon find company. 

Firing Up a Credit Trading Market to Support Electric Vehicle Networks

If electric vehicles reduce carbon pollution, shouldn’t they get credit for doing so? The Connecticut has started working on a partnership that lets owners, suppliers and charging vendors create and market credits for the miles the vehicles travel. The Bank registered the First Validated Multi-Partner Carbon Offset Credit...
Panels in early sunshine

What's on the other side of that installation? (Courtesy National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

Wary on Credit Risk, Solar Developers Look for New Kinds of Contract Partners

As more corporate leaders try to scrub carbon from their brands, more credit risk is flowing into power purchase agreements. In these deals, which involve an "offtaker" contracting to buy power from a solar developer, some developers are looking beyond traditional corporate partners. New partners can include participants in community...
Getting in on the crowded Jersey wholesale market

In New Jersey, there may be room for prioritizing both clean power and always-on power. (Courtesy NJ.gov)

Reborn to Run Clean? Advancing Renewables on a New Capacity Market

Months after power supplies froze in Texas, rancor between fossil-fuel defenders and renewable advocates has yet to cool off. New Jersey's officials have been working to boost clean energy generation in the state without crimping the grid's reliability. A consulting firm's proposing a new kind of wholesale market to achieve...

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