Contents Association matters Hub CHP Member activity Roundup of European events EC meeting Summer Energy Council National updates (Austria, Spain, Nordic, Netherlands) RES Implementation Greece News from round the world REEEP Croatia Contact and Calendar

CONTENTS Association matters First periodic review performed Proposal for a coordinated approach to tracking of electricity attributes supports EECS Roundup of European Events CHP Guarantees of Origin Switzerland: Guarantees of Origin for RES-GO implemented CHP Certificates with GOs in Flanders GSE News : CHP and PV Italian PV feed–in tariff system: mechanism introduced in Feb 2007 News from around the World Prospects for RES-E and RE Certificates in Russia Environmental Certificates in Australia Tradable Renewable Energy Certificates: Establishment of a South African system Renewable Energy Certificate Markets in the United States Contact & calendar

CONTENTS Interview with the Presidents of AIB and RECS International AIB news Potential new Issuing Bodies CHP Guarantees of Origin AIB Statistics News from AIB Members Norway: implementation of the RES Directive How disclosure works in Germany Italy: white certificate mechanism - outcome of first operational period (Jan 2005 - May 2006) Sweden: continuation of the quota system Events Brussels: 9 March 2007 - European conference on the future of certificate systems

CONTENTS A word from the President AIB news New Domain Protocols New schemes - CHP Guarantees of Origin Statistics Events - meeting in Maribor

CONTENTS A word from the newly re-elected chairman of the board AIB news New schemes Statistics New web items News from AIB members 3 new operating AIB members GRTN EU energy policy

CONTENTS Frequently Asked Questions What is the AIB? What does AIB do? Why certify energy? How does energy certification work? How can you use certificates? A word from the President AIB news - The International Residual Mix project News from AIB members EU energy policy - EU Commission report on the support of electricity from renewable energy sources