Center for Resource Solutions

Peninsula Clean Energy's ECO100 Now Green-e Certified

San Mateo County, 14 of its Cities, and Facebook All Receiving 100% Renewable Electricity
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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As of 2018 Peninsula Clean Energy's (PCE's) ECO100 option is now certified by Green-e Energy, the leading renewable energy certification and verification program in North America administered by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions (CRS). Fourteen cities, the County of San Mateo, and the social media company Facebook have chosen to power their operations with PCE's 100% renewable electricity product, which is available to all San Mateo County residents and businesses.

Exploring the Potential for Blockchain in Renewable Energy Markets Webinar

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Blockchain is an emerging and transformative technical standard for distributed ledgers, which has the potential to streamline transactions. Join us to learn about how blockchain can interact with new and existing renewable energy markets.

2018 Green Power Leadership Awards: A Review of Categories, Eligibility, Criteria, and the Application Process

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The 2018 Green Power Leadership Awards application period will open February 5 and will close on April 6. EPA co-sponsors the Awards in conjunction with the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS). The awards recognize leading organizations that have helped further the green power market through their green power procurement, innovation, overall green power strategy, and impact.

During this webinar, EPA and CRS will provide information related to eligibility, evaluation criteria, and application content for each of the award categories, as well as answer questions.

Just Released: Voluntary Renewable Energy in the Northeast United States

A series of policy briefs evaluating the opportunities and challenges of designing policy solutions that encourage the growth of clean energy in the Northeast

Voluntary and Corporate Renewable Energy in the Northeast United States: Barriers and Opportunities for Growth
Focusing on voluntary renewable energy in the Northeast United States, this brief explains the current and potential value of voluntary renewable energy to meet state goals in the region, and identifies key barriers to renewable energy development to meet voluntary and corporate demand and potential opportunities and solutions for overcoming them. Download

Introduction to the Green-e Renewable Energy Standard for Singapore Webinar

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Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) just released the Green-e Renewable Energy Standard for Singapore, which details the requirements and standards for Green-e certification of renewable electricity sales and consumption in Singapore. The new standard defines eligible renewable resources, requirements for customer disclosure and transparency, and use of renewable energy tracking systems. With the release of this standard, large buyers and clean energy sellers in Singapore can apply for Green-e certification of their retail renewable electricity and energy attribute certificates (“EACs”).

Center for Resource Solutions Announces 2017 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Annual awards honor outstanding achievements by individuals and organizations in promoting green power
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NEW YORK, October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) presented the 17th annual Green Power Leadership Awards to organizations and individuals for their roles in promoting and expanding the use of clean, renewable energy over the past year. The awards were presented at the Renewable Energy Markets 2017 conference in New York, NY.

Spring Power & Gas Launches Green-e Certified Natural Gas Offset and REC Plans for Maryland and New Jersey

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced that Spring Power and Gas, a retail energy provider of electricity and gas supply services for Maryland and New Jersey, launched two Green-e certified products: “Zero Gas,” a natural gas product paired with Green-e Climate certified carbon offsets; and “Wind REC,” a Green-e Energy certified renewable energy certificate (REC) product. Both are available to new Spring Power and Gas customers in MD and NJ.

Are You Speaking at Renewable Energy Markets 2017?

Join the REM 2017 program as a speaker and share your ideas, insights, and predictions at the most important conference of the year for the clean energy market. Abstracts are due Tuesday, May 2.
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Don't miss this opportunity to speak at Renewable Energy Markets 2017, the most important annual conference for the clean energy market. We are seeking abstracts for panel sessions that are timely, unique, and informative. Sessions should be as discussion-oriented as possible, although some will need to feature presentations. We'd like sessions to feature new data or ideas, consideration of important issues, and most importantly, fresh and informed thinking about where renewable energy markets are headed. We're looking for dynamic, engaging speakers with a compelling story to tell.

The Value of Certification and Verification for Green Power Purchases Webinar

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 10:00–11:00 AM PT

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership (GPP) will host "The Value of Certification and Verification for Green Power Purchases Webinar," a free webinar with Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) examining the value of certification and verification in the green power market.

Overview of the 2015 Green-e Verification Report Webinar

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Join Green-e staff in an in-depth review of the 2015 Green-e Verification Report on Thursday, December 8 at 11AM PT. This free webinar will cover how Green-e Energy, Green-e Climate, and Green-e Marketplace performed throughout last year as well as a look at trends in the voluntary renewable energy markets including generation trends, renewable energy certificate and green pricing programs, and community choice and direct corporate purchases.


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