You’ve probably heard the terms Carbon Credits and Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). These are at the core of Carbon Offsetting. Carbon Credits come in different types, such as Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) and Verified Carbon Units (VCUs). Projects vary widely too, from having produced renewable energy or reduced emissions from chemical processes, or from agricultural activity or sequestered by forests. In these, your purchase funds tons of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) abated.
RECs, are environmental attributes associated with the production of renewable energy and claimed by a consumer who uses or utilizes these attributes from clean energy consumption.
Carbon Offsetting features top quality CERs, VCUs, and RECs. It serves dealing with unavoidable/residual emissions in mitigating Climate Change.