What are Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)?

The Village of Deerfield may use some or all of the Civic Contribution generated by your participation to purchase RECs on behalf of the community. A REC represents the environmental benefit of 1 megawatt hour (MWh) of renewable energy that can be paired with electricity. The RECs will be from a renewable generation location located within the Midwest, including: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin.

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1. Is the energy provided by mc2 renewable?
2. What are Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)?
3. Is Community Solar also part of the aggregation program?