International Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory).
Author: Heeter, J.
Pages/Volumes: 14 pp.
Publication Year: 2012
Notes: Presented at the World Renewable Energy Forum, 13-17 May 2012, Denver, Colorado
Document Type: Presentation Material
NTIS/GPO Number: 1045083
Subject Code Description: Energy Analysis
Abstract: This presentation provides an overview of international voluntary renewable energy markets, with a focus on the United States and Europe. The voluntary renewable energy market is the market in which consumers and institutions purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs on a voluntary basis. In 2010, the U.S. voluntary market was estimated at 35 terawatt-hours (TWh) compared to 300 TWh in the European market, though key differences exist. On a customer basis, Australia has historically had the largest number of customers, pricing for voluntary certificates remains low, at less than $1 megawatt-hour, though prices depend on technology.
Accession Number: 55032
Library Notes: NPL-1206 REV
Report Numbers: PR-6A20-55032
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