Green Power Purchasing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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Does my RECs or GO purchase influence how much renewable energy is generated?

No. There is ample evidence that neither the voluntary REC market in the USA nor the GO market in Europe has an influence on RE generation or investment. And there is no empirical evidence indicating that it does.[1]


[1] For additional literature on the topic, visit: https://www.bccas.business-school.ed.ac.uk/impact-and-collaboration/renewable-energy-purchasing/.