Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System (Multiple States)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Illinois;Iowa;Manitoba;Minnesota;Montana;North Dakota;Ohio;South Dakota;Wisconsin

Applies to States or Provinces Illinois;Iowa;Manitoba;Manitoba;Minnesota;Montana;North Dakota;Ohio;South Dakota;Wisconsin
Name Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System (Multiple States)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Green Power Purchasing
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Non-Profit

Program Administrator Midwest ISO
Primary Website http://www.mrets.net/

Last Review 2014-09-15


The Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System (M-RETS®) tracks renewable energy generation in participating States and Provinces and assists in verifying compliance with individual state/provincial or voluntary Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) and objectives. M-RETS® is a tool to keep track of all relevant information about renewable energy produced and delivered in the region.

Currently, several States and Provinces participate in M-RETS®: Illinois, Iowa, Manitoba, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin have policies in place requiring or strongly encouraging utility development of renewable resources. M-RETS® uses verifiable production data for all participating generators and creates a Renewable Energy Credit (REC) in the form of a tradable digital certificate for each MWh.

Policy Contact

Department MidWest ISO

Phone 408-899-3340

Website http://www.mrets.net/about/ContactUs.asp