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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

Press Release

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
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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

Peninsula Clean Energy’s CEO Jan Pepper Honored as Green Power Leader of the Year by Center for Resource Solutions

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NEW YORK, October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This week Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the 17th annual Green Power Leadership Awards, which are competitive awards that recognize organizations and individuals for outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace. Peninsula Clean Energy’s CEO Jan Pepper was honored as Green Power Leader of the Year by CRS.

Kualo Switches to 100% Renewable Energy, Certified by Green-e Marketplace

U.K.- and U.S.-based webhost Kualo purchases 100% wind power for its U.S. operations, certified by Green-e Marketplace
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that web hosting company, Kualo, has purchased enough Green-e Energy certified clean energy to power 100% of its U.S.–based operations, including data centers. The purchase from Native Energy is sourced from renewable energy certificates from wind farms throughout the U.S.

Center for Resource Solutions and Changhua County to Expand Clean Energy Options in Taiwan

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June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Officials from Changhua County, Taiwan and Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) signed an agreement today on joint initiatives that will help support the Taiwan clean energy market and allow greater investment by global companies that want to power their operations with renewable energy.

Lancaster Choice Energy's Smart Choice Option Certified by Center for Resource Solutions' Green-e Energy Program

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that Lancaster Choice Energy (LCE)’s Smart Choice renewable power option is now certified by Green-e Energy – North America’s leading independent certification program for renewable energy. LCE’s Smart Choice program, powered by 100% wind power, offers LCE customers the ability to “opt-up” to 100% renewable energy.

Green-e Energy Certifies Southern California Edison’s New Clean Energy Options

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced on July 12, 2016 that two Southern California Edison (SCE) clean energy programs have received Green-e Energy certification—”Green Rate,” a voluntary program offering a 50% and 100% renewable energy option to SCE residential and commercial customers in California, and “Community Renewables,” a program that allows customers to contract directly with developers of clean energy facilities and receive bill credit through the utility.

Center For Resource Solutions and Google Partner to Advance Asian Renewable Energy Markets

Seed grant to lay groundwork for renewable energy policy and infrastructure support throughout Asia, beginning with Taiwan
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that Google is providing foundational support through a seed grant to establish a coalition of stakeholders that will support expansion of renewable energy market infrastructure throughout Asia, with initial efforts focused on advancing renewable energy purchasing options in Taiwan.

Green-e to Launch International Renewable Energy Standard and Certification

Sedler wins Green Power Leadership Award from Center for Resource Solutions at Renewable Energy Markets 2015
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ — San Francisco–based nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) is pleased to announce the development of the Green-e Energy International Standard for renewable electricity. With strong demand from companies and organizations with global renewable energy targets, the Green-e Energy International Standard will address the existing need for consistent, credible, and impactful purchasing options globally as well as spur market development of new infrastructure, including tradable renewable certificates and tracking systems.

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