World Resources Institute, “The Bottom Line on Energy Savings Certificates”
Energy savings certificates (ESCs) are used in some states as a mechanism through which third parties, such as commercial and industrial companies, can help utilities comply with energy efficiency targets. This issue explains ESCs and discusses their role in compliance markets.
The Green Grid, "Understanding and Engaging Utility Incentive Programs"
This white paper provides an overview of most of the elements common to utility incentive programs. It will help the IT professional gain an understanding of how these programs work, and simplify the process of engaging with your utility to take advantage of available funding. The utilities offering these programs have mandates to achieve energy savings and are very willing to help you with the process of getting an incentive.
Neuwing Energy LLC , and Sterling Planet, Inc. promote energy conservation by administering Energy Efficiency Certificates for utilities, businesses and governmental organizations that reduce energy consumption. The certificates keep track of the measurement and verification of the actual reduction in energy usage. Once an organization has earned Energy Efficiency Certificates, they can be sold be to utilities and others participating in such programs. Utilities in regulated jurisdictions and organizations participating in voluntary programs will pay to obtain Energy Efficiency Certificates. In regulated jurisdictions, certificates are selling for between $10 and $15 per megawatt hour; in the voluntary jurisdictions they are going for $3 to $5 per megawatt hour.
The Potential for Energy Savings Certificates (ESC) as a Major Tool in Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs - White Paper
This research was sponsored by the Kendall Foundation in view of its interest in understanding cost effective ways to increase the amount of energy efficiency and other effective climate solutions. Learn about what energy certificates are and what some states and other countries are doing with the concept of energy certificates.
Neuwing Energy, LLC.
Sterling Planet, Inc
Promotes energy conservation by administering Energy Efficiency Certificates for utilities, businesses and governmental organizations that reduce energy consumption.
Promotes energy conservation by administering Energy Efficiency Certificates called White Tags™
for utilities, businesses and governmental organizations that reduce energy consumption.
Also see Sterling Planet's Carbon Neutral Fact Sheet: www.sterlingplanet.com/