By acquiring renewable energy certificates, you can take claim of a portion of the renewable energy that has been fed into the electricity grid.
The certificates secure traceability and prevent double-counting. Choosing to consume renewable energy is the best way to support its production. There are different systems based on geography: the Guarantees of Origin market in Europe, US-RECs in North America, I-RECs in many South-American, Asian and African countries.
Consumers, investors and employees pay increasing attention to the environmental responsibility of companies. Certificates are the recognized and recommended way to claim consumption of renewable energy, and thus to reduce your scope 2 emissions according to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol.
Buying certificates from the market is a fast and accessible way to reduce your emissions. Certificates give you the choice, not only of using renewable energy, but of the technology, the location and quality attributes of your choice. You may purchase local energy, energy with eco-friendly labels, energy from young plants who are not subsidized.
How we can help
GO2 Markets help you switch to renewable energy by acquiring certificates such as GOs, US and I-RECs and claim the environmental value in the appropriate energy tracking system. Additionally, we guide you through the different labels (TÜV SÜD, EKOenergy, Green-e, REDcert and more) and technologies (wind, solar, biomass, hydro, thermal or geothermal), taking into account the geographic location of your consumption.
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