APX VOLUNTARY RENEWABLES REGISTRIES POWER THE GLOBE

Leveraging 20 years of experience as the leading provider of REC tracking solutions in both the voluntary and compliance markets in every region of the United States, APX created two separate but equally robust REC tracking platforms to offer complete worldwide REC portfolio coverage. Our North American Renewables Registry (NAR) covers REC tracking across all of North America, while the Tradable Instrument for Global Renewables (TIGRs) covers the rest of the world.

APX SUPPORTS THE WORLD’S BIGGEST BRANDS

ADIDAS
ANHEUSER-BUSCH
L’OREAL
KIMBERLY-CLARK
BIC

KOHLER
GOOGLE
IBM
APPLE
EQUINIX

T-MOBILE
TARGET
THE J.M. SMUCKER COMPANY
VAIL RESORTS
WALMART

The global demand for renewable energy is growing by the day, with increasing numbers of corporate and industrial energy consumers who want to buy renewable power using a credible tracking system. The TIGRs Registry enables transparent, secure, and reliable tracking of RECs, backed by APX quality standards.

  • A Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) represents the environmental attributes for 1 MWh of energy from a renewable generator.
  • They provide a clear auditable trail to tie MWhs to environmental and financial benefit.
  • They provide a proven and reliable revenue stream to fund new renewable projects and sustain existing renewable projects
  • They provide a mechanism for any level of renewable energy support, from individuals to large corporations, to fund the development of renewable projects. REC mechanisms such as utility managed residential REC buying programs, community solar and corporate virtual power purchase agreements have all seen significant participation in recent years. 
  • It provides an online electronic interface to transparently and efficiently track the life cycle of every REC, from issuance to transfer to retirement.
  • It assigns every REC a unique serial number, providing absolute clarity for tracking and auditing purposes.
  • It provides 24×7 access to transact RECs and review REC transaction history.
  • REC registries are the proven and preferred method used by REC market participants, commonly made a requirement in the compliance and voluntary markets.
  • NAR and TIGRs are purpose-built REC registries for the voluntary market, incorporating functionality and process catered to the voluntary markets. Other regional REC tracking systems are rooted in the compliance markets, with little to no consideration for voluntary REC market transactions.
  • APX has 20 years of experience spanning 10 different REC registries in 10 different regions. Each registry and region has its own program requirements and functionality nuances, allowing APX to apply our breadth of experience to NAR and TIGRs.
  • Thousands of REC market participants use APX REC registries, giving APX an unmatched network of participants.