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Uruguay’s grid operator, UTE, and The Ministry of Industry, Energy & Mining(MIEM) have developed a Renewable Energy Certification system leveraging the Energy Web Decentralized Operating System

Zug, Switzerland, 7 January 2022 — Uruguay’s Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines (MIEM) and UTE have developed a Renewable Energy Certification System that recently entered production stage.

The application, built on the Energy Web decentralized operating system, will allow companies to retrieve certificates detailing the origin and source of renewable energy. The service will be available to both large and small-scale clients in the region.

The service will be made available to an increasing number of customers through June 2022. Through the implementation of this new tool, Uruguay has positioned itself as a global leader in the energy transition, creating a new value stream for those companies developing products and services in the country.

For more information about the Renewable Energy Certification System, please see this resource here.

About UTE
UTE is a public energy sector company that works to make electric energy affordable in Uruguay through its electricity generation, transmission, distribution, and commercialization activities, as well advisory services and technical assistance. UTE has its own hydro, wind, and photovoltaic renewable energy generation plants, along with support from thermal energy sources, to deliver energy to more than 1,475,000 clients located in Uruguay (more than 99% of Uruguayan households), as well as export to neighboring countries. The guiding principles of UTE include efficiency, quality, equity, public responsibility, and respect for the environment. UTE is also an Energy Web Member.

About Energy Web
Energy Web is a global, member-driven non-profit accelerating the low-carbon, customer-centric energy transition by unleashing the potential of open-source, digital technologies. Our Energy Web Decentralized Operating System (EW-DOS) enables any energy asset, owned by any customer, to participate in any energy market. The Energy Web Chain — the world’s first enterprise-grade, public blockchain tailored to the energy sector — anchors the EW-DOS tech stack. The Energy Web ecosystem comprises leading utilities, grid operators, renewable energy developers, corporate energy buyers, IoT / telecom leaders, and others.

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