“Harmonizing” California’s TRECs with AB 32 Cap-and-Trade

On March 3, 2011, in Blog, by David Niebauer

by David Niebauer Now that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has lifted its moratorium on the use of renewable energy credits (RECs or TRECs) by investor owned electric utilities (IOUs) for compliance with the State’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS), observers may ask themselves this logical question:  what is the future of RECs under Assembly […]

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California TREC Decision Side-steps Energy Infrastructure of the Future

On November 1, 2010, in Blog, by David Niebauer

We agree with the Solar Alliance and others who urge the PUC and the CEC to coordinate their agency actions so as to accommodate TRECs for DG and to do it soon. Other states are way ahead of California in allowing RECs to stimulate the renewable energy markets.

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