The Good Energy Website
We retire 5% of ROCs above the required annual obligation in any one year.
This page has been changed recently, but here’s a print of the text as it appeared back in November 2008
…and then retiring 5% of the associated Renewable Obligation Certificates from the market, over and above its legal obligation.
Letters to Customers
Good Energy goes above and beyond the percentage required by the government (8.9% in 2008), by retiring an extra 5% ROCs (i.e. 13.9% in 2008).
Emails to Customers
Good Energy goes above and beyond the percentage required by the government (5.5% in 2005/2006), by retiring an extra 5% ROCs (i.e. 10.5% in 2005/2006).
Reality or Rhetoric? Report by the National Consumer Council
Backed by retired Renewables Obligation Certificate) (ROCs) (at least 5 per cent over and above the statutory requirement).
Friends of the Earth Website
Good Energy retires from the market 5% of its renewable electricity certificates (ROCs), which it could otherwise sell,
Friends of the Earth make numerous references to the NCC report in their material supporting Good Energy. They also repeat the 5% ROC retirement policy.
Here’s the original