Center for Corporate Climate Leadership
Climate Leaders Webinar: August 6, 2009
Understanding How to Purchase Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)
On August 6, 2009, from 1-2:15pm EST, Climate Leaders co-hosted a webinar with EPA's Green Power Partnership, a voluntary program that supports the organizational procurement of green power by offering expert advice, technical support, tools, and resources.
The webinar discussed how partners should approach using renewable energy certificates (RECs) as part of their greenhouse gas reduction strategies.
First, Blaine Collison, Director, EPA's Green Power Partnership, presented on the definition of RECs, RECs' features and benefits when buying green power, and the Green Power Partnership's purchasing requirements.
Then, Marty Sedler, Director of Global Utilities & Infrastructure for Intel Corporation, presented on Intel's approach to, and experience with, using RECs.
Click on the links below to access the presentation slides and recording of the Webinar. In order to view the Windows Media File you will need to download and install the GoToMeeting video codec.
- Renewable Energy Certificates: An Overview and Key Issues (PDF) (11 pp, 228K, About PDF), Blaine Collison, U.S. EPA
- Corporate Social Responsibility at Intel (PDF) (14 pp, 521K), Marty Sedler, Intel Corporation
- Recording of Webinar on Understanding How to Purchase Renewable Energy Certificates (WMV) (1:15:26)
If you need help accessing this file, please contact Climate Leaders for assistance.