•• We are

energy purchasers.

•• Supporting standardized REC systems

The International REC Standard Foundation

I-REC Standard is a non-profit organization that provides a robust attribute tracking standard for use around the world. This standard requires local stakeholders and government authorities to facilitate national implementation in adherence with local and national regulations.

•• I-REC


Developments in the Russian market for I-RECs

Developments in the Russian market for I-RECs

Following the acceptance of Russia as an authorized issuance country under the I-REC Standard on the 18th of February 2020, the first I-RECs have been issued for devices in the country. Stakeholders and market players are confident in the development of a robust...

•• The Electricity REC Code

Supporting the development of electricity RECs.

In more than 30 countries we have supported the development of standardized REC markets.

•• Increasing end user demand

Allowing end-users to make reliable claims to renewables.

End-users with a choice of energy product makes them responsible and aware of the options they have in energy procurement. We have supported thousands of end-users in making a reliable claim for renewable energy.

Active Countries


2019 TWHS Issued

•• Stakeholder support

Stakeholders play a critical role.

The International REC Standard Foundation board regulates the use of the I-REC Standard, Code documents and other governance documents. These are always created with stakeholder input and support. In this way we can ensure that the REC standards are inline with stakeholder expectations and the requirements of local authorities.

Increasing trust and effectiveness in markets.

•• Fair markets for all players

The I-REC Standard governance documents have requirements and best practices written directly into the standard. These best practices require all market facilitators to act in a way that is transparent, fair and equitable to all market parties. In this way there each market actor can be guaranteed they have the same opportunities provided by the market facilitator as other market parties.

Contact us for more details

The secretariat remains available to answer questions related to country authorization, market development and standard development.

Get involved •• Contact the secretariat for more information