Virginia Targets 100% Clean Energy as it Weathers the COVID-19 Storm

Michelle Reade, Miguel Bantigue Market Research Briefs

Virginia is the newest state within the PJM RTO to establish a mandatory RPS target, and the Old Dominion state is aiming high with a goal of 100% renewable energy by 2050 under the Clean Economy Act (HB 1526/HB 851). Governor Ralph Northam signed the bill on April 12, 2020, just 6 months after his 43rd Executive Order which set the wheels in motion for a plan to reach the 100% renewable energy target.

Additionality in Low Impact Hydro

Ali Shajrawi, Liam Brooks, Jonathan Burnston Market Research Briefs

The desire to provide “Additionality” has been a major driver of new corporate demand for renewable energy procurement in recent years. Citing several Low Impact Hydro Institute (LIHI) Certified projects as reference cases, Karbone has constructed this research piece to illustrate the types of opportunity available to Corporate purchasers who are seeking to have a greater impact on the status quo and who are not limited to “New-Build-Only” Additionality.

NEPOOL Market Update

Ali Shajrawi, Liam Brooks Market Research Briefs

There has been continued year-on-year supply growth in the NEPOOL Class I REC market across all states and almost all technologies. The following report explores the resulting supply and demand fundamentals as well as the potential impact of recent policy announcements on this particular market.