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What is the EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust?

The EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust is a fund that will invest one hundred percent (100%) of any proceeds it receives in the development of renewable energy generating facilities and technologies by NextEra" Energy Resources, LLC ("NextEra Energy Resources") and its affiliates.

EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust Investments

  • Renewable Energy Generating Facilities
    Proceeds received by the EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust are used to pay for the engineering, equipment, land acquisition and related costs incurred with the development and construction of new renewable energy generation facilities by NextEra Energy Resources and its affiliates, such as wind, hydro and solar-powered.
  • Donations to Charities Furthering the Development of Renewable Energy Generation
    In the event that NextEra Energy Resources ceases to be engaged in the development or construction of renewable energy generating facilities, EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust funds causes; however, any funds donated for such purpose that are not donated pursuant to the termination of the EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust shall be replaced by NextEra Energy Resources with additional property having a value equivalent to that so donated.

EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust Mechanics

Payments: Payments or reimbursement by the EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust may only be made upon receipt of an invoice, proof of payment or written agreement from NextEra Energy Resources that specifies that the funds have been or will be used to pay for the development or construction of renewable energy generating facilities.

Expenses: EarthEra, LLC is responsible for the prompt payment of all expenses of the EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust, including taxes, interest, penalties, investment management fees, trustee's commissions and other professional fees, etc.

Investment of EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust Funds: Prior to being applied to their stated use as described above, EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust funds are only invested in cash management programs used by EarthEra, LLC or liquid assets that are not speculative in nature.

Replacement/Termination: EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust funds may be donated to not-for-profit educational institutions in the form of grants for the purpose of funding development of renewable energy technologies and may also be donated to not-for-profit organizations whose purpose includes furthering the development of technologies associated with renewable energy generation or related environmental causes; however, any funds donated for such purposes that are not donated pursuant to the termination of the EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust must be replaced by EarthEra, LLC with replacement property having a value equivalent to that so donated. If upon termination of the EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust, any funds held by it will be distributed to one or more not for profit organizations or educational institutions whose purpose includes furthering the development of technologies associated with renewable energy generation or related environmental causes.

REC Purchaser Rights: Purchasers of RECs and REC related products from EarthEra, LLC acquire certain distinct rights derived from their purchase. For details regarding REC purchasers' rights, please refer to the Special Terms found elsewhere on this website.

The EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust does not confer upon purchasers of RECs and REC related products from EarthEra, LLC: (1) any power, right or remedy under or by reason of the EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust; (2) any interest in the EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust (whether legal, equitable, beneficial or otherwise); (3) any interest in the appointment or distribution of any income or principal of the trust; or (4) any interest or ownership rights in any renewable generation facility or other investment funded in any way by EarthEra Renewable Energy Trust.