International energy giants Vattenfall, Statkraft and Engie and IT titans Google and Microsoft lead a list of some 100 organisations that have signed up to use a “tag-based” system for verifying clean-energy consumption on an hour-by-hour basis, with six projects launched to trial the technology, which is designed to give greater “transparency” to corporate power purchase agreements.

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