Behind your low carbon electricity: How do renewable energy certificates work?

With more and more businesses looking to reduce their carbon footprint, companies are taking positive steps forward to meet the government’s “net zero by 2050” target

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For many companies, the simplest way to start your reduction is buying your energy from renewable sources.

To do so, you can choose a renewable electricity supply, backed by Renewable Guarantee of Origin (REGO) certificates, or EU GoOs (the European equivalent of a REGO). Both are examples of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) which guarantee that your supplier will source your electricity from renewable generation.

What’s a Renewable Energy Certificate (REC)?

Watch a short animation from Drax to understand what RECs are, and how they can mitigate carbon emissions associated with your business.

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