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EUEC 2011 presentation by Jay Carlis, Vice President, Retail Division, Community Energy, Inc and President, Renewable Energy Markets Association.

EUEC 2011 presentation by Jay Carlis, Vice President, Retail Division, Community Energy, Inc and President, Renewable Energy Markets Association.

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  • JillCommunity Energy works with Fortune 1000 companies like ING and Sony. We work with Colleges and Universities like the University of Pennsylvania, the largest purchaser of RECs among colleges and universities. We work with environmental organizations, government agencies and municipalities. And we are proud to work with a wide range of companies who have chosen to take a leadership role in their industries through commitments to renewable energy and carbon offsets. Whether you are in the paper, printing and packaging business; hotels, hospitality and resorts; consumer products; or information technologies, you can create a competitive advantage for your organization through a green message.
  • JillCommunity Energy works with Fortune 1000 companies like ING and Sony. We work with Colleges and Universities like the University of Pennsylvania, the largest purchaser of RECs among colleges and universities. We work with environmental organizations, government agencies and municipalities. And we are proud to work with a wide range of companies who have chosen to take a leadership role in their industries through commitments to renewable energy and carbon offsets. Whether you are in the paper, printing and packaging business; hotels, hospitality and resorts; consumer products; or information technologies, you can create a competitive advantage for your organization through a green message.

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    The Importance of the Voluntary RenewableEnergy Market
    Jay Carlis
    Vice President, Retail Division, Community Energy, Inc.
    President, Renewable Energy Markets Association
    February 3, 2011
  • Agenda
    Intro to Community Energy and REMA
    Voluntary Market
    History
    Present
    Future
  • Community Energy
    Building a Clean Energy Future
    Renewable energy market pioneer
    Experienced wind and solar developer
    Clean energy supplier to
    120,000+ residences and businesses
    20 utility green power programs
    Some of the largest green power purchasers in the nation
  • Dedicated to maintaining and growing strong markets for renewable energy in the United States.
    Advocacy and education at federal, state, and regional levels
    www.renewablemarketers.org
  • Voluntary Market History
    Problem
    Renewable Energy (particularly wind) not financially-viable on wholesale energy prices
    Solution
    Find a way to monetize the environmental benefits of renewable energy and deliver to customers who value them
    RECs are born
  • What is a REC?
    • Proofthat 1 MWh of renewableelectricitywasgenerated
    • Environmental benefits of clean, renewable energy, including greenhouse gas emission reductions
    RECs
    Transmission Grid
    Utility Company
    Your Business
    Clean Energy
    Traditional Energy
  • Why Are RECs Important?
    They Make Renewable Energy Projects Financially Viable
  • Bear Creek Wind Farm
  • RECs to Reduce Carbon Footprint
  • How Do RECs Work?
    Grid like a bathtub
    Operators need to keep full without overflowing
    One additional MWh electricity sent to the grid from clean energy
    =
    One MWhLESS of electricity from fossil fuels
  • Who’s Buying RECs?
    Primarily nonresidential customers (Over 99% of REC sales)
    Over 1,300 partners in EPA Green Power Partnership, buying 18 million MWh of RECs
    Over 400,000 MWh of Green-e® Certified RECs purchased annually
  • Compliance vs. Voluntary Market
    Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Green Power Marketing in the United States: A Status Report (13th Edition). September 2010.
  • Green Power Market Size2005-2009
    Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Green Power Marketing in the United States: A Status Report (13th Edition). September 2010.
  • Annual Growth Rates for REC Sales
    Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Voluntary Green Power Market Forecast through 2015. May 2010.
  • Green-e®and EPA Partnership Growth
    Source: Center for Resource Solutions, Insights Into the Renewable Energy Market, September 2009.
  • 2009 Voluntary Market Facts
    Over 30 million MWh sold (17% increase)
    Wind energy a key driver (73.7% of sales volume)
    Number of customers purchasing green power increased 44%
    Voluntary market value estimated between $136 million and $236 million
  • 2009 Sales by Market Segment
    Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Green Power Marketing in the United States: A Status Report (13th Edition). September 2010.
  • Renewable Energy by Source, 2009
    Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Green Power Marketing in the United States: A Status Report (13th Edition). September 2010.
  • Future Outlook for VRE Market
    Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Voluntary Green Power Market Forecast through 2015. May 2010.
  • For More Information
    Contact
    Jay Carlis
    610.230.0378
    Jay.Carlis@CommunityEnergyInc.com