Wind Energy

Update 9th October 2017: The Wind Criteria will only cover onshore wind facilities. Offshore wind facilities are eligible for certification under the Marine Renewable Energy Criteria.


Details of the certification process can be found in the About section.


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Due to the non-disputed climate mitigation credentials of wind power it was not necessary to form a Technical Working Group. The finalized text of the Prototype V1.0 was approved by the Climate Bond Standards Board, a group of institutional investors and leading environmental NGOs, which at the time consisted of the following:

California State Teachers Retirement Service(CalSTRS) represented by Paul Shantic, Acting Co-Director of Fixed Income.

California State Treasurer John Chiang, represented by California State Deputy Treasurer Alan Gordon.

CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, represented by Chris Fowle.

Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), represented by Eric Borremans.

The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) represented by Shaun Tarbuck.

Investor Group on Climate Change represented by Andrew Major.

Investor Network on Climate Risk, represented by Peter Ellsworth at Ceres.

The Natural Resources Defense Council, represented by Douglass Sims.