IncubEx and Nodal Exchange successfully launch new Renewable Energy Contracts

Jun 4, 2019 | Press Release

Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) futures developed by IncubEx , the first-ever such products listed on a futures exchange, have successfully launched on Nodal Exchange.

On May 31st, IncubEx and its partner Nodal Exchange launched nearly a dozen new REC futures: Connecticut Class II and Class III RECs, Massachusetts Class II RECs, New Hampshire Class I and Class III RECs, Rhode Island (New) RECs, Maine Class I RECs, District of Columbia Tier I and Solar RECs, Ohio Non-Solar and Solar RECs.

The first Connecticut Class II REC futures contract transacted on the date of launch for 5,000 Vintage 2019 RECs delivered in May of 2020 at a price of $16.00 per REC (MWh).

On Monday, the first D.C. Solar REC futures contract transacted on Nodal Exchange for 1,500 Vintage 2021 SRECS delivered in February of 2022 at a price of $420.00 per SREC (MWh).

“These contracts mark a significant milestone for IncubEx and our partners at Nodal,” said Daniel Scarbrough, President and COO of IncubEx.” With the launch of these contracts, we’re breaking new ground in the REC markets and delivering the a more comprehensive set of hedging tools for renewable generators, load serving entities and other stakeholders. The initial trades show there is serious interest in risk management tools for these markets and we will continue to deliver products based on customer feedback.”

The new REC products complement the first set of environmental contracts launched on Nodal on November 16, 2018 that included futures and options on: New Jersey Solar Renewable Energy Certificates, PJM Tri-Qualified Renewable Energy Certificates and 11 other emissions and renewable contracts, plus contracts on California Carbon Allowances, Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Allowances (RGGI).


About IncubEx

IncubEx is an incubator for products, services and technology solutions in environmental markets with partners and stakeholders to design and develop new financial markets, technologies and trading solutions in global environmental, climate risk, and related commodity markets. IncubEx serves as the operator of The Voluntary Climate Marketplace (TVCM). The company also works in conjunction with its global exchange partner, European Energy Exchange (EEX) and its U.S. subsidiary, Nodal Exchange. The IncubEx team is led by former key executives from Climate Exchange, which pioneered exchange listed environmental futures and options contracts and CCX, the world’s first and only voluntary, but legally binding greenhouse gas emission reduction and trading program. IncubEx, a privately held company founded in 2016 with offices in Chicago and London, is uniquely positioned to capture these opportunities globally with its partners. For more information, please visit


About Nodal Exchange

Nodal Exchange is a derivatives exchange providing price, credit and liquidity risk management solutions to participants in the North American commodities markets. Nodal Exchange is a leader in innovation, having introduced the world’s largest set of electric power locational (nodal) futures contracts and the world’s largest set of environmental contracts. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, Nodal Exchange currently offers over 1,000 contracts on hundreds of unique locations, providing the most effective basis risk management available to market participants. In addition, Nodal Exchange offers natural gas and environmental contracts. All Nodal Exchange contracts are cleared by Nodal Clear which is a CFTC registered derivatives clearing organization. Nodal Exchange is a designated contract market regulated by the CFTC. For more information, please visit


Contact Details

IncubEx Public Relations
+1 (312) 464-9801 (Chicago)
+44 (0) 203 965 2000 (London)


Nodal Exchange Public Relations
Nicole Ricard, 703-962-9816