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Abstracts Are Due Monday for Renewable Energy Markets 2013

Abstracts for speaking at REM 2013 accepted until Monday, July 1
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June 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The REM 2013 Call for Abstracts ends in 10 days. If you are interested in submitting a proposal for a panel or an individual presentation, please review the Call for Abstracts page for guidelines. Please forward this announcement to colleagues and clients that you think would be interested in speaking at the conference.

NativeEnergy Teams With Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. to Help Build Wind Turbine for Lake Region State College

1.6 MW turbine provides hands-on learning for college’s Wind Energy Technician program
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Burlington Vt., June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Today, representatives from NativeEnergy, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR), and Lake Region State College in North Dakota will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of a 1.6 MW wind turbine. Through the purchase of NativeEnergy’s Help Build™ offsets, GMCR provided critical upfront funding to enable the project to be developed. The turbine will provide LRSC with energy and a teaching tool for students.

Green-e Climate Approves American Carbon Registry As Endorsed Offset Program

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San Francisco, CA, June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that the American Carbon Registry (ACR) has been accepted as a Green-e Climate Endorsed Program by the Green-e Governance Board. Beginning immediately, eligible Emissions Reduction Tons (ERTs) issued by ACR are available for use in Green-e Climate certified offset products sold by retailers to organizations and individuals looking to mitigate their contribution to climate change.

NativeEnergy to Offset Emissions from Sustainable Brands ’13 Conference

Renewable energy provided for WindMade™ label
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SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 3, 2012 /3BL Media/ – NativeEnergy, a leader in the carbon offset market for more than a decade, is the carbon sponsor for this week’s Sustainable Brands Conference in San Diego. Corporations looking to further their sustainability efforts, like Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Unilever, and Coca Cola are convening to share information about strategies and practices that deliver financial, social, and environmental benefits.

Designtex Operates Carbon Neutral for 4th Year in a Row, Funds Indiana School Wind and Ute Tribe’s Carbon Offset Projects

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Designtex announced today that for the fourth year in a row it has operated as a carbon neutral company. The New York-based surface materials company assessed its full operational footprint and reduced or offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with its business, resulting in a net-zero footprint. Designtex continues to partner with NativeEnergy, a leading provider of carbon offsets and greenhouse-gas footprint consulting. To mitigate its emissions, Designtex is funding two projects this year, the first of which is the Indiana School Wind project.

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Designtex announced today that for the fourth year in a row it has operated as a carbon neutral company. The New York-based surface materials company assessed its full operational footprint and reduced or offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with its business, resulting in a net-zero footprint. Designtex continues to partner with NativeEnergy, a leading provider of carbon offsets and greenhouse-gas footprint consulting. To mitigate its emissions, Designtex is funding two projects this year, the first of which is the Indiana School Wind project.

Registration Is Now Open and Abstracts Are Being Accepted for Renewable Energy Markets 2013

Registration is now open for Renewable Energy Markets 2013, taking place in Austin, TX from September 22–24. Reserve your place now and take advantage of over 25% savings off the regular conference rate
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May 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Registration is now open for Renewable Energy Markets 2013, taking place in Austin, TX from September 22–24. Reserve your place now and take advantage of over 25% savings off the regular conference rate. This year's conference will be bigger and better than ever before, with 25 sessions covering every aspect of the renewable energy and carbon markets. Topics include:

JustGreen™ Launches Green Power Calculator

Provides Building Projects with Real Time Quotes for Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and Carbon Offsets
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Toronto, Ontario, May 15, 2013 JustGreen, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand has hit the nail on the head with its new instant online green power quotes, making it easier for commercial customers to acquire  LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification at http://www.justgreenleed.com.

Green-e Energy Updates Biomass Eligibility in National Standard

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San Francisco, Calif., April 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced updates to the Green-e Energy National Standard regarding the eligibility of biomass as a renewable fuel source. The new language clarifies the circumstances under which organic matter can be burned for electricity generation and have it be considered eligible for inclusion in a Green-e Energy certified renewable energy product.

Guest Post: Social Licence: a Critical Success Factor for Resource Development

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CELESA HORVATH

Each year since 2009, the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) hosts the Pacific Energy Summit, an invitation-only event that “convenes leaders from government, business, and research to explore innovative solutions to the dual challenges of rising energy demand and climate change.  By bridging the commercial, public, and nonprofit sectors, the Summit informs policy and inspires collaboration to help support sustainable economic development.”  

PG&E Ranked Among Top Utilities For Sustainability Efforts

Target Rock Advisors Recognizes Utility’s Performance on Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has been named one of the nation’s three most sustainable large utilities by Target Rock Advisors, and has also been included in Target Rock’s 2013 Sustainable Utility Leaders Index (SULI).

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