Emission Market Opportunities for Federal Energy Projects

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


This document assists federal agencies in incorporating emissions market opportunities in their energy projects, including emission reduction credit markets and cap and trade. It looks at how potential emissions costs/revenues can be incorporated into project proposals, how groups can apply for emissions allowances, and how agencies can sell emissions allowances and receive the financial benefit.The fact sheet also outlines how FEMP can provide assistance throughout the process.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2005

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-620-38031


  • air quality
  • cap-and-trade markets
  • criteria pollutants
  • emission reduction credits
  • emissions
  • emissions markets
  • environmental protection agency
  • EPA
  • Federal Energy Management Program
  • FEMP
  • FEMP
  • nonattainment areas
  • RECS
  • renewable energy certificates
  • set-aside programs


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