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Evaluating Carbon Offsets

NC GreenPower will select carbon offset programs or projects that have been evaluated and approved using strict criteria.

All programs must meet the following criteria:

  • Programs must create new, direct emission reductions.
  • Programs must have a clearly identified timeframe for when emission reductions will be achieved.
  • The emission reductions must be serialized and tracked to assure reductions are not reoffered for sale.
  • All claims should be independently verified and verifiable. The project developer and retailer must agree to participate in ongoing quality assurance/quality control assessment. Copies of all verification reports and materials should be provided.
  • The emission reductions are generated in ways that produce net positive environmental and community impacts.

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