Status and Trends in the U.S. Voluntary Green Power Market (2012 Data)
Voluntary green power markets are those in which consumers and institutions voluntarily purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs. Voluntary action provides a revenue stream for renewable energy projects and raises consumer awareness of the benefits of renewable energy. These markets continued to exhibit growth and stimulate renewable energy development in 2012. This paper reviews the voluntary market and identifies market trends.
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- Technical Report
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- National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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- USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Policy and Analysis
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- United States
- 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; VOLUNTARY; MARKETS; RENEWABLE, SOLAR, WIND; REC; Energy Analysis
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