Carbon Accounting

100% Renewable vs 24/7 CFE : What’s the difference?

Early on in discussions with new customers, the Cleartrace team often gets asked what the difference is between procuring 100% renewable energy and 24/7 carbon-free energy (CFE). In short, reaching 100% renewable energy can be achieved more easily than the higher bar of 24/7 CFE, but in a way that makes it more difficult to […]
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Benefits & Barriers of 24/7 Hourly Matching

Organizations globally are wrestling with both the volatile cost of energy and how to meet the goals they set for adopting clean energy and/or reducing their carbon impact. That clean energy can be sourced from onsite generation, offsite power plants through corporate power purchase agreements or from the local grid. For those organizations working to […]
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Introduction to Carbon Accounting Software

With risks from climate change at the forefront of many boardroom and investor conversations today, corporations are facing increased pressure to have more to show for their efforts than broad goals with far-off timelines or summary bullet points in their ESG reporting. Measurable, organized, and clean data helps companies document their true carbon footprint — […]
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Managing climate risk: moving companies from self-reported averages to auditable and assurance-ready hourly carbon accounting

Cleartrace has been on a journey both of discovery and growth, developing and deploying the market’s most sophisticated carbon accounting platform alongside key partners such as JPMorgan Chase. Today we took the next step in our evolution: announcing our latest round of strategic investment by ClearSky, Tenaska, EDF Energy North America, Brookfield Renewable, and Exelon. […]
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NYGATS 101: Everything Real Estate Owners Need to Know

You may have heard of the acronym NYGATS floating around the state, but what is it exactly?  Let’s Dig In. What is NYGATS? For its 20 million residents and 2 million businesses, New York state keeps track of the power produced and consumed through its New York Generation Attribute Tracking System, dubbed NYGATS. NYGATS is […]
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