Participants will leave the bootcamp understanding the fundamentals of renewable energy certificates (RECs) and the role they can play in helping organizations meet environmental, energy, and GHG reduction goals. The session will also delve into corporate GHG accounting for renewable electricity and renewable electricity procurement decisions. The session will provide practical information, data, examples and case studies.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the definition and roles of renewable energy certificates (RECs)
  • Assessing the value proposition of RECs for your organization
  • Accounting, tracking and retiring RECs (e.g. Scope 2 GHG emissions, electricity usage)
  • Differentiating between common renewable energy products, purchasing options and markets
  • Authenticating and making credible renewable energy claims

Course Architects

  • Kelly Bennett – CEO, Greenlight Energy
  • Jared Braslawsky – Deputy Secretary General, RECS International
  • Matt Clouse – Branch Chief, Energy Supply & Industry Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • James Critchfield – Director, Green Power Partnership Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Todd Jones – Senior Manager, Policy and Climate Change Programs, Center for Resource Solutions
  • Robert Maddox – Chief Sustainability Officer, Sterling Planet
  • Brian Schoening – greeNG Project Manager, Northrop Grumman
  • Mary Sotos – Associate, GHG Protocol Team, World Resources Institute
  • Rick Umoff – Counsel and Regulatory Affairs Manager of State Affairs, Solar Energy Industries Association

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