The 'RECS Good Practice' label certifies electricity from renewable sources as a product to be supplied and/or as a product to be consumed. Since electricity cannot be tracked in the electricity market the sources and the consumption must be certified. An auditing and verification process, based on tradeable green certificates, guarantees the quality of the product and excludes double selling and counting.
Information on carbon emissions based on an LCA and information on sustainability of the electricity source might be included.
Learn more: RECS International Quality Standard website
Conformity with RECS International Quality Standard's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following none
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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label
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Last updated: 20 January 2012