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History

A bird's-eye view of 16 years of AIB!

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2018CHANGE project commences. RED II adopted by the EU. New website in preparation.
2017New Hub live. AIB develops position on RED II. Internal reorganisation commences. Strengthening of audit practices.
2016Completion of Hub redevelopment. Work starts evaluating linking GOs with carbon. Replacement of website.
2015Replacement of the Hub. Reflection paper proposes "Full Disclosure". AIB takes over residual mix calculation and country profiles from RE-DISS project
2014RECS certificates cease to be issued. From now on all EECS certificates are GOs and EECS Disclosure certificates
2012Ten years of AIB!
2011Implement EECS Rules and new Hub
2008-10Re-design PRO into the EEC Rules incorporating new RES Directive 2009/28/EC, enabling energies other than electricity and simplifying the regulations
2007Implement inter-registry Hub
2006Develop new chapters for CHP certificates, and revise all member domain protocols to support the new EECS regulations
2005Definition of a more robust business model for EECS and develop new chapters for disclosure
2004Redevelop Basic Commitment to address Guarantees of Origin, certificates for other forms of energy and new, clearer rules
2003Live running / Guarantees of origin
2002Registry interfaces agreed, international trade commences, AIB and RECS International founded. End of test phase (18M certificates issued)
2001Basic Commitment agreed - drafting of domain protocols, first certificates issues (Finland) and national trade commences
2000Preparation commences - resolution of many detailed issues
1999Foundation of RECS and test phase conceived to prove the concept
1997-98Dutch green label system