How do I sell RECs?

PJM EIS - SolarRenewable energy certificates (RECs), also known as renewable energy credits, are electronic certificates that identify characteristics such as: location, emissions, fuel source and the date the generator went online.

RECs are the commodity traded in compliance markets in states that have Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) programs. In these markets, electric distribution companies and electric generation suppliers must acquire a certain threshold of RECs to meet state compliance. Compliance market rules vary by state, as do fuel types (wind, solar, landfill gas, etc.), geography and applicable dates.

The REC owner can:

GATS Bulletin Board

The Bulletin Board allows buyers and sellers to connect with each other.

Agreements through the Bulletin Board are made on a bilateral basis between buyers and sellers. Once an agreement is made, the seller transfers RECs from the Bulletin Board to the buyer.

Aggregators Using GATS

Aggregators & Brokers

The reports below represent a subset of aggregators and brokers that are currently buying and selling RECs within the PJM region.

State Pricing