Consultations for stakeholder input as a foundation for I-REC governance

Stakeholder input is an invaluable resource to ensure the fair and transparent creation of the International Attribute Tracking Standard (Standard) and associated governance documents. To ensure all governance documents are in line with stakeholder expectations, we invite all stakeholders to share comments, questions, concerns, and suggestions through an organized consultation or to the secretariat independently.

An overview of historical consultations can be seen here

Ongoing Consultation for the International Attribute Tracking Standard

The consultation process will be conducted in phases from April 2021 through the next 9-12 months, focus on a specific portion of the Standard or associated governance documents, and be coordinated through direct communication such as e-mails, meetings, newsletters, as well as being made available here with links to the associated surveys and forms. 

This first consultation phase will go over chapters 1 to 5 of the Standard. In this first consultation form, we will ask about aspects such as the general form of the Standard, the definitions and principles, and if the purpose of the Standard is well understood.

The second consultation phase will focus on specific content from chapter 8 of the Standard. In this second consultation form, we will ask about aspects such as the general responsibilities of Platform Operators, the guidelines for Platform development, infrastructure, implementation, and management. It is important for those who respond to this consultation to also review the Platform Guidance Document and Platform Preliminary Report. 

Consultation on the possible change in issuance criteria in China 

This consultation closed on the 3rd of May 2021 

The public report of the consultation is now available for download on this page (please see the list of documents to the right). 


The International Attribute Tracking Standard Release and Consultation FAQS

This document covers the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) surrounding the release and consultation of the International REC Standard Foundation's International Attribute Tracking...


I-REC Guidance on Platform Accreditation

The I-REC Standard's Guidance on Platform Accreditation document briefly describes the roles and responsibilities of Platform Operators, as well as introduces the process and fees associated...


The Preliminary Report Form for Platform Accreditation

This is the Preliminary Report for the creation of an I-REC Standard Accredited Platform. ...


Public Report | Consultation on Possible Change of Issuance Criteria in China Results

This is the public report generated from the results of the consultation on the possible change of issuance criteria in China that the I-REC Standard Foundation made open to all stakeholders...


EACs and Offsets. What is the difference?

This document explains the difference between Energy Attribute Certificates (EAC), such as I-RECs, and offset certificates. In addition, the document shows how the I-REC Standard electricity...

Aug 19, 2020

Consultation - Annulment

This document shows the initial Code Change request and the report that was drafted after multiple stakeholders were interviewed on the topic. The Code Change was eventually rejected...

Aug 20, 2020

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