Status and Trends in the U.S. Voluntary Green Power Market (2013 Data).
Author: Heeter, J.; Belyeu, K.; Kuskova-Burns, K.
Pages/Volumes: 58 pp.
Publication Year: 2014
Document Type: Research Report
NTIS/GPO Number: 1164877
Subject Code Description: Energy Analysis
Abstract: Voluntary green power markets are those in which consumers and institutions voluntarily purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs. This report surveys utilities, competitive suppliers, renewable energy certificate (REC) marketers, and, for the first time, the community choice aggregation market. This report finds that the voluntary market totaled 62 million megawatt-hours in 2013. Approximately 5.4 million customers are purchasing green power. This report presents data and analysis on voluntary market sales and customer participation, products and premiums, green pricing marketing, and administrative expenses. The report also details trends in REC tracking systems, REC pricing in voluntary and compliance markets, community and crowd-funded solar, and interest in renewable energy by the information and communication technologies sector.
Accession Number: 61083
Library Notes: NPL-1411 REV
Report Numbers: TP-6A20-63052
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