Michigan Electric Service Provider Account: This  type of Account can hold, transfer (outgoing and incoming), and Retire  Credits.  A Michigan Electric Service  Provider Account can also register and maintain Assets and have Credits issued  to it for its Assets.  NOTE: A Michigan  Electric Service Provider Account is the only type of Account that can Retire  Credits for compliance with PA295.

Non-profit Wholesale Power Provider  Account:  A non-profit entity that  supplies wholesale electric power to one or more Michigan electric service providers that  maintain a Michigan Electric Service Provider Account.  This type of Account can hold, transfer  (outgoing and incoming), and Retire Credits.   This Account type can also register and maintain Assets and have Credits  issued to it for its Assets.

General Account:  This type of Account can hold, transfer  (outgoing and incoming), and Retire credits.   A General Account can also register and maintain Assets and have Credits  issued to it for its Assets.

Project Account:  This type of Account can register Assets  and have Credits issued to it for its Assets.   A Project Account can hold, transfer (only outgoing transfers), withdraw  and retire Credits.  A Project Account cannot  receive transfers from other parties.

Retail Purchaser Account:  This type of Account is for retail  purchasers of Credits.  A Retail  Purchaser Account can hold, accept incoming transfers, and retire Credits.  They can also register and maintain Assets  that are under 1MW in capacity and have Credits issued in their Account.  A Retail Purchaser Account cannot make  outgoing transfers.

Qualified  Reporting Entity (QRE)/ Verifier Account: An Account Holder with a  QRE Account is assigned to an Asset and is responsible for verifying generation  or storage information from that Asset.   MIRECS tracks the specific types of Assets for which QRE’s are approved  to provide services, ensuring that they are suitably qualified and  accredited.  The QRE Account cannot hold  Credits.

Program Administrator Account: This  type of Account is provided to administrators of compliance and voluntary  programs that utilize MIRECS and/or have eligibilities noted for certain  Credits.  It will allow Program  Administrators to review eligibilities and compliance reports.  Asset details will only be displayed in a Program  Administrator Account if the Account Holder registering that Asset has listed  it as eligible according to the specific program/certification.

More details on the different account types can be found in the Operating  Rules and Terms of Use.