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Energy Studies | 30th Jan, 2023

Understanding Guarantees of Origin


Guarantees of Origin (GoOs) are playing an increasingly important role when negotiating Power Purchase Agreements. Their recent price surge has caught the attention of electricity producers and off-takers since their impact on pricing is becoming increasingly relevant. But what are they?

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Tomás Oliveira

What are Guarantees of Origin (GoOs)?

A certificate that guarantees that the origin of electricity is based on renewable energy sources.

 

What are they for?

 

What do they include?

The certificates contain information on the:

 

How do they contribute?

Overall, the use of GoOs helps to increase transparency in the energy market and promotes the growth of renewable energy.

Get in touch with us to start using current GoOs data for your Power Purchase Agreement negotiations and don't forget to check out the video version of this post here.

 

 

 

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