Posts tagged: renewable energy credits

Western to purchase RECs for Federal agencies

Western Area Power Administration is issuing a request for proposals for renewable energy certificates, or RECs, for five Federal agencies:

  • U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • U.S. Department of Energy, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Sandia National Laboratories
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Superfund Program
  • U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden Field Office

RECs represent the environmental attributes of energy generated by renewable resources such as solar, wind, biomass or landfill gas, physically delivered into the electric grid.

For more information on how to submit an RFP or on the program, see the full press release.

Western offers Federal agencies easy tool to go “greener”

Federal agencies interested in meeting their renewable energy goals and mandates, improving the environment and supporting national energy security are invited to join the 2012 renewable energy certificate (REC) solicitation being issued by Western.

Participating in this solicitation is easy: Complete and submit the Statement of Intent for Federal Agencies to Purchase Renewable Resources no later than April 20. Western is also offering a webinar to educate agencies and others on the program and submission process March 14 at 10 a.m. MST. Interested parties need to register.

For more information, visit Western’s Newsroom or the Renewable Resources for Federal Agencies website.