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I-REC Standard Foundation Position Paper on current CBAM regulations
This paper details the I-REC Standard Foundation's position on the current CBAM regulations put forward by the European Commission.
Market Actor Information, Market Information May 2, 2022
I-REC Country Assessment_Zambia
This document contains information about the energy market in Zambia including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Apr 15, 2022
2021 Market Statistics
This document is an overview of issuance and redemption statistics of International Renewable Energy Certificates (I-RECs) around the world for the year 2021.
Market Information Mar 22, 2022
Historical Consultations
This document lists all consultations presented by the I-REC Standard Foundation and the I-REC(E) Code Manager, I-REC Services/Evident that have been completed or are still in progress.
Governance Information Mar 9, 2022
ISC 2022 Program
This is the downloadable PDF of the I-REC Standard Conference (ISC) 2022 Program and contains information on the event's sessions. This document will be updated to reflect any and all changes related to the ISC 2022.
ISC Information Mar 7, 2022
ISC 2022 Program at a glance
This is the I-REC Standard Conference (ISC) 2022 Program at a glance. This offers an overview of the ISC 2022 program including title and times of program sessions, as well as the location in the Millenium Hilton Bangkok Hotel.  
ISC Information Mar 1, 2022
I-REC Country Assessment_Lebanon
This document contains information about the energy market in Lebanon including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Feb 9, 2022
I-REC Country Assessment_Pakistan
This document contains information about the energy market in Pakistan including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Feb 9, 2022
I-REC Country Assessment_Cambodia
This document contains information about the energy market in Cambodia including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Feb 9, 2022
I-REC Country Assessment_Ecuador
This document contains information about the energy market in Ecuador including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Feb 9, 2022
ISC 2022 Registration Terms and Conditions
These are the Terms and Conditions for all completed registrations to the I-REC Standard Conference 2022 to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on the 1st and 2nd of November 2022.
Governance Information Jan 19, 2022
I-REC Standard Infographic
This is an infographic to the I-REC Standard Foundation.
Governance Information, Market Information Jan 12, 2022
Press Release| مؤسسة (I-REC Standard Foundation) توقع مذكرة تفاهم مع شركة (Avance Labs) لتطوير وإعتماد نظام رقمي للهيدروجين
This is the downloadable Press Release published - in Arabic - by the I-REC Standard on the signing of an MOU between the I-REC Standard Foundation and Avance Labs for the development of an I-REC Standard Accredited Product Code for Hydrogen.
Market Information Jan 12, 2022
Press Release | The I-REC Standard Foundation signs MOU with Avance Labs for the development of a I-REC Standard Accredited Product Code for Hydrogen
This is the downloadable Press Release published by the I-REC Standard on the signing of an MOU between the I-REC Standard Foundation and Avance Labs for the developments of an I-REC Standard Accredited Product Code for Hydrogen.
Market Information Jan 12, 2022
Press Release: Improving the governance structure within the I-REC Standard Foundation
This is the press release covering the recent creation of new governance bodies within the I-REC Standard Foundation.
Governance Information Jan 4, 2022
Namibia_No Objections Letter
This is a signed document indicating no objection to the introduction of the International Renewable Energy Certificate adherent to the European Energy Certificate System in Namibia.
Dec 16, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Laos
This document contains information about the energy market in Laos including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Dec 15, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Kazakhstan
This document contains information about the energy market in Kazakhstan including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Dec 15, 2021
Market Statistics March 2022
This document is an overview of issuance and redemption statistics of International Renewable Energy Certificates (I-RECs) around the world that will be updated monthly.
Market Actor Information, Market Information Dec 8, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Namibia
This document contains information about the energy market in Namibia including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Dec 7, 2021
Consultation document for rolling RMD
This document provides the parameters for the I-REC Standard Foundation's proposed rolling Residual Mix Deadline and the conclusion to consultation on said proposal.
Market Actor Information, Market Information Nov 25, 2021
Complaints Form
This is the complaints form through which all stakeholders may detail their complaint for review by the I-REC Standard Foundation Board.
Nov 16, 2021
Application for Change Management of Product Code
This is the application for a change management of an I-REC Standard Accredited Product Code.
Nov 16, 2021
Application for Standard Change Management
This application is for a change management to the I-REC Standard's International Attribute Tracking Standard.
Nov 16, 2021
Preliminary Report for Preparing a Product Code for Accreditation
This form is the Preliminary Report for Preparing a Product Code for Accreditation. It must be filled out in its entirety to be considered for Accreditation.
Nov 16, 2021
Application for the Approval of a Labelling Scheme
This is the Application form for a Labelling Scheme.
Nov 16, 2021
List of Accredited Entities
This document contains information on Entities that have been approved for Accredited by the I-REC Standard Foundation Board.
Market Actor Information, Market Information Nov 16, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Australia
This document contains information about the energy market in Australia including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Nov 3, 2021
C-Capsules | Terrametric Solutions
This is an introduction to C-Capsules, a tradeable attribute certificate for carbon removal.
Jul 26, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Mauritius
This document contains information about the energy market in Mauritius including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Jul 7, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Somalia
This document contains information about the energy market in Somalia including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Jul 7, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Chad
This document contains information about the energy market in Chad including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Jul 7, 2021
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 (the public) for a response from March 2021 to May 2021. The results discussed in the report are cumulative of the reactions to the consultation from both Chinese speaking and English speaking stakeholders, the discussions between the I-REC Standard Regional Director and the Chinese national authorities on the subject of the consultation, and the final decisions of the I-REC Standard Foundation Board.
Country Information, Governance Information May 31, 2021
EAC枠組みの概要(システム・基準・市場)/ Understanding EAC Schemes Summary
This is a translation (in Japanese) of the summary of the extensive report, Understanding EAC Schemes (English), that introduces EAC Schemes. The goal of this document is to provide quick, easy-to-understand insights into EAC schemes and their relation to REC markets around the world.
Market Information May 26, 2021
English – Understanding EAC Schemes Summary
This is a summary of the extensive report, Understanding EAC Schemes (English), that introduces EAC Schemes. The goal of this document is to provide quick, easy-to-understand insights into EAC schemes and their relation to REC markets around the world.
Market Information May 26, 2021
Explanatory Review of the Standard
This document is a high-level summary intended to provide guidance, clarifications, and examples to make proposed changes to the International Attribute Tracking Standard (Standard) more accessible to stakeholders.
Governance Information Apr 19, 2021
The Preliminary Report Form for Platform Accreditation
This is the Preliminary Report for the creation of an I-REC Standard Accredited Platform.
Governance Information Apr 19, 2021
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 with creating and operating a Platform.
Governance Information Apr 19, 2021
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 Standard, Product Code, and other governance documents.
Governance Information Apr 15, 2021
The International Attribute Tracking Standard v.1.0

This is the International Attribute Tracking Standard (Standard), a set of requirements that ensures the quality of attribute tracking systems meet the most rigorous expectations of stakeholders, market parties, and End-Users. The goal of this Standard is to provide clear and concise rules for organizations that facilitate the Product markets for Product Certificates, as well as for the users of those associated markets.

Apr 15, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Bangladesh
This document contains information about the electricity market in Bangladesh including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Mar 25, 2021
Change to Mexican Issuance Criteria
Please see this document to see the updated Issuance criteria in Mexico.
Country Information Mar 11, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Japan
This document contains information about the electricity market in Japan including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Mar 2, 2021
Foton – Registrant Standard Terms and Conditions
This document contains the Standard Terms and Conditions from the Turkish I-REC issuer Foton. All registrants in Turkey must accept these terms as part of their application.
Market Information Feb 3, 2021
I-REC Country Assessment_Ghana
This document contains information about the electricity market in Ghana including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Dec 2, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Argentina
This document contains information about the electricity market in Argentina including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation.
Country Information Dec 2, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_South Sudan
This document contains information about the electricity market in South Sudan including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Oct 23, 2020
Understanding EAC Schemes
This document is an extensive introduction to EAC schemes.
Sep 29, 2020
Press Release_Cooperation UNDP and I-REC Standard
The International REC Standard Foundation (I-REC Standard) is cooperating with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in a EU funded project that aims to accelerate the energy transition in Lebanon. The I-REC Standard contributes to this projects by sharing its expertise in the development of Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) schemes.
Sep 23, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_China
This document contains information about the Chinese electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 3, 2020
DCCE – Registrant Standard Terms and Conditions
This document contains the Standard Terms and Conditions that Registrants must accept when registering in a country where Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) is the issuer.
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
GES – Registrant Terms and Conditions
This document contains the Standard Terms and Conditions from the Israeli issuer Green Energy Services (GES). All registrants in Israel must accept these terms as part of their application.
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
Authorized Issuing Countries
An overview of all countries that have been accepted by the board of the International REC Standard Foundation as I-REC Issuing Countries.
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
P-RECs_Information Package
This document contains all information about P-RECs including all registration forms and Standard Terms and Conditions
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
Peace RECs (P-RECs) explanatory graphic
An schematic overview of how P-RECs function
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
Registrant_Standard Terms and Conditions EPP
This document contains the Standard Terms and Conditions that must be accepted by registrants that operate under the Energy Peace Partners (EPP) in Congo, DR.
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
Device Registration Form_Spanish
Formulario Registro Planta.
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
Application form_Spanish
Application form which must be filled in by every applicant (registrant and/or participant)
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
How do I-RECs work_Spanish
Short explanation of how I-RECs work in Spanish
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
Registrant_Standard Terms and Conditions ECSIM
Part of the application process for Registrants in Colombia is the acceptance of ECSIM's Standard Terms and Conditions
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Sri Lanka
This document contains information about Sri Lanka's electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_South Africa
This document contains information about the South African electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Saudi Arabia
This document contains information about the Saudi Arabian electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Russia
This document contains information about the Russian electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Peru
This document contains information about the Peruvian electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Panama
This document contains information about Panama's electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Oman
This document contains information about Oman's electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Mexico
This document contains information about the Mexican electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Malaysia
This document contains information about the Malaysian electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Israel
This document contains information about Israel's electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Indonesia
This document contains information about the Indonesian electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Honduras
This document contains information about Honduras' electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Guatemala
This document contains information about Guatemala's electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_El Salvador
This document contains information about El Salvador's electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Egypt
This document contains information about the Egyptian electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Democratic Republic of the Congo
This document contains information about the DR Congo's electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Dominican Republic
This document contains information about Dominican Republic's electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Costa Rica
This document contains information about Costa Rica's electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Colombia
This document contains information about the Colombian electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Country Assessment_Chile
This document contains information about the Chilean electricity market including an overview of the main actors and relevant legislation
Country Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Guia_Register a device
This document explains how a device can be regisered in Portuguese
Governance Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Guia_Opening a trade account
Information on how to open a trade account in Portuguese
Governance Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Codigo CSD04
Requesting issuance form in Portuguese
Governance Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Codigo CSD 02
Device registration form in Portuguese
Governance Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Codigo CSD02 Orientacoes Preenchimento
Example of a filled in form
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
I-REC Codigo CSD01
Code Subsidiary Document (CSD) 01 in Portuguese.
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
Application form
This form must be filled in by all market players (participant and/or registrant) that wish to become active on the registry.
Market Information Sep 1, 2020
Environmental attributes in Brazil
Market Information Aug 24, 2020
I-REC Guia_Como o I-REC funciona
This document explains how I-RECs work in Portuguese
Market Information Aug 24, 2020
I-REC Codigo
The electricity Code of I-REC Services in Portuguese
Market Information Aug 24, 2020
Verification method in Brazil
This document explains what information and to whom information must be sent in various application processes.
Market Information Aug 24, 2020
Explaining Retroactive Device Registration
This document explains what certificates from what period can be requested when registering a new device on the I-REC registry.
Market Information Aug 21, 2020
Issuers under the Electricity Code
This document shows a list of Issuers under the Electricity Code and the country in which they are active.
Country Information, Market Actor Information, Market Information Aug 21, 2020
View on prices
Market Information Aug 20, 2020
View on market boundaries
Market Information Aug 20, 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 by the board.
Market Information Aug 20, 2020
Difference_REC_Offset
This Document briefly explains the difference between an Renewable Energy Certificate (REC), or also called an Energy Attribute Certificate (EAC), and Offsets or Avoided Emission Rights.
Market Information Aug 19, 2020
RE100 Technical Criteria
RE100 is a global corporate renewable energy initiative. Companies that are connected to RE100 are determined to run their business on 100% renewable energy. I-RECs are recognized as a reliable instrument to report the use of renewable energy.
Market Information Aug 19, 2020
CDP Scope 2 Technical Guidance
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is a not for profit charity that runs a global disclosure system in which over 8000 companies report their environmental impact. A part of the information that is disclosed in the impact of your energy use, also known as the scope 2. I-RECs are recognized as reliable instruments for companies to report their scope 2 emissions.
Market Information Aug 19, 2020
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 Code deals with the difference following a consultation process that was held in 2020 and led to a Code change.
Market Information Aug 19, 2020
GCC – Standard Terms and Conditions
All potential registrants with production devices in regions where the Green Certificate Company (GCC) is the issuer must accept these terms and conditions as part of their application process.
Aug 17, 2020
Support Letter – State of Israel
Governance Information Aug 17, 2020
Template Country Report
A filled-in country report is one of the criteria through which the board of the International REC Standard Foundation decides whether to accept a new country as authorized issuance country for I-RECs.
Country Information Aug 13, 2020
Exclusive support UAE – Dubai
This letter from the Supreme Council of Energy from the Government of Dubai shows their exclusive support to the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) to implement an electricity attribute tracking system. The DCCE implemented a REC mechanism that is adherent to the I-REC Standard.
Governance Information Aug 13, 2020
Termos e Condições Padrões para Registro e Emissão
Standard Terms and Conditions - I-REC Registrant in Brazil
Country Information Aug 11, 2020
I-REC guide – How I-REC Works
This I-REC guide document gives a short introduction to the International REC Standard.
Market Information Aug 11, 2020
Fee Structure for Market Players
Market Players must pay the fees that are associated with the use of services of accredited market operators. All fees are standardized to ensure a level playing field for all Market Players.
Market Actor Information Aug 11, 2020
Rejected Code Change
This is the official request for an Annulment. This code change was rejected by the board of the International REC Standard Foundation.
Market Information Aug 11, 2020
Report – Annulment
This report was drafted by the secretariat after having spoken with multiple market players about the potential acceptance of an Annulment. The report was reviewed by the board and its content taken into account in the board's decision to reject the code proposal.
Market Information Aug 11, 2020
Code Change – Potential avoided emissions in REC
This document contains the official code change accepted by the board of the International REC Standard Foundation. This code change resulted in the situation in which registrants can no longer request the issuance of offsets for the same MWh as I-RECs were requested.
Market Information Aug 11, 2020
Report – Potential avoided emissions in REC
This report was drafted by the secretariat after having discussed with multiple stakeholders whether registrants must retain the right to request offset issuance after having requested I-RECs. The board has taken the content of this report into account in their decision to support the code change that states that registrants cannot request offsets for the same MWh as I-RECs were requested.
Market Information Aug 11, 2020
Market Statistics June 2019 – May 2020
Aug 11, 2020
CSD04 – Requesting I-REC Issuance
Code Subsidiary Document 04
Jul 29, 2020
CSD03 – The Issuer
Code Subsidiary Document 03
Jul 29, 2020
CSD02 – Single and Group Production Device Registration
Code Subsidiary Document 02
Jul 29, 2020
CSD01 – Registrant and Participant Application
Code Subsidiary Document 01. The application form found in this document must be filled in by every applicant that wishes to have access to the registry (participants & registrants).
Jul 29, 2020
CSD05- Change Management
Code Subsidiary Document 05
Jul 29, 2020
I-REC Guide – Opening a trade account
Market Information Jul 29, 2020
I-REC Guide – Registering a device
Governance Information Jul 29, 2020
I-REC Electricity Code
This is the electricity Code as provided by Code Manager I-REC Services BV.
Market Information Jul 29, 2020
Participant – Standard Terms and Conditions
Market Actor Information Jul 29, 2020
Participant contact list
This document contains a list of participants that have authorized the I-REC Standard Foundation secretariat to publicly disclose their contact information and contact persons. Participants are the only entities that can receive, send and redeem I-REC certificates on the I-REC registry for themselves or their clients.
Market Information Jul 29, 2020

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