Interaction of Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets

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In recent years, both compliance and voluntary markets have emerged to help support the development of renewable energy resources. Both of these markets are growing rapidly and today about half of U.S. states have RPS policies in place, with a number of these policies adopted in the last several years. In addition, many states have recently increased the stringency of their RPS policies. This paper examines key market interaction issues between compliance and voluntary renewable energy markets. It provides an overview of both the compliance and voluntary markets, addressing each market's history, purpose, size, scope, and benefits while addressing issues, ... continued below

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Bird, L. & Lokey, E. October 1, 2007.

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In recent years, both compliance and voluntary markets have emerged to help support the development of renewable energy resources. Both of these markets are growing rapidly and today about half of U.S. states have RPS policies in place, with a number of these policies adopted in the last several years. In addition, many states have recently increased the stringency of their RPS policies. This paper examines key market interaction issues between compliance and voluntary renewable energy markets. It provides an overview of both the compliance and voluntary markets, addressing each market's history, purpose, size, scope, and benefits while addressing issues, including double counting.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-670-42096
  • Grant Number: AC36-99-GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/918444 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 918444
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc882979

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Bird, L. & Lokey, E. Interaction of Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets, report, October 1, 2007; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc882979/: accessed May 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.