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.
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
New Standard will spur market demand for renewable energy options, and corporate accounting and reporting of clean energy throughout Singapore
SAN FRANCISCO, November 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ —The NGO Center for Resource Solutions ("CRS") today announced the release of the Green-e Renewable Energy Standard for Singapore ("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.
U.K.- and U.S.-based webhost Kualo purchases 100% wind power for its U.S. operations, certified by Green-e Marketplace
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.
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.
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.
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.
Seed grant to lay groundwork for renewable energy policy and infrastructure support throughout Asia, beginning with Taiwan
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.
Committing to 100% clean energy for all operations, Detroit Zoo is the first zoo in the U.S. certified by Green-e
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, December 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that the Detroit Zoo is the first zoo in the U.S. to earn certification by Green-e Marketplace. By using 100% Green-e certified wind energy for all its operations, the Detroit Zoo is reducing the environmental impact of its electricity use. The zoo is committing to purchase nearly 15,000 renewable energy certificates through a partnership with ITC Holdings Corp. per year to cover all its operations.