Renewable Energy Institute publishes “Renewable Electricity Procurement Guidebook” for corporate energy users in Japan since January 2018 and revises it with the latest information every year.
The 2023 edition details major procurement methods of renewable electricity from On-site Generation to Corporate PPAs, Green Products and Renewable Energy Certificates with the latest examples and information of cost and availability. The information on corporate PPAs for on-site, physical and virtual is updated. Key topics such as Non-fossil Certificates are also discussed. In addition, requirements for renewable electricity are specifically presented including additionality criteria and rating method.
The English edition focuses on renewable electricity procurement methods available in Japan (Chapter 3 of the Japanese edition) providing a comprehensive and updated guide for global corporations operating business in Japan.
Renewable Electricity Procurement Guidebook
Chapter 1. Objective and Background of the Guidebook
Chapter 2. Basics of Renewable Electricity
Chapter 3. Renewable Electricity Procurement Methods *
3-1. On-site Generation
3-2. Corporate PPAs
3-3. Green Products
3-4. Renewable Energy Certificates
3-5. Key Considerations in Procurement
3-6. Requirements for Renewable Electricity
Chapter 4. Evaluation by CDP for Renewable Electricity
Chapter 5. Renewable Electricity Procurement outside Japan