Historic decision ensures California residents across the state will have the option to choose certified green power
SAN FRANCISCO, February 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In a landmark decision last week, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved the "Green Tariff Shared Renewables Program," a measure that will give millions of California residents and businesses the chance to participate in a utility clean energy program for the first time.
A short animated video illustrating how RECs are created, tracked, traded, and finally sold to end users
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Across North America, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) create the pathway for individuals and organizations to green their power. For nearly two decades, RECs have transformed markets for renewable energy by helping renewable energy generators connect with clean energy buyers, regardless of where the energy is generated or used.
Commercial customers' offsets can now earn points toward LEED certification
SAN FRANCISCO, January 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that WGL Energy Services' carbon offsets for commercial customers have been Green-e® Climate certified.
CSG offers certified offsets sourced from landfill methane-capture facilities aimed at LEED green-building projects
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, January 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Carbon Solutions Group (CSG), a project development, environmental asset management, and advisory firm headquartered in Chicago, has begun offering project-specific Green-e® Climate certified carbon offsets.
CPAU launches PaloAltoGreen Gas, a first of its kind Green-e Climate certified gas offset program
SAN FRANCISCO, January 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) has launched PaloAltoGreen Gas, a gas offset program that pairs Green-e Climate certified carbon offsets with customers’ natural gas use. PaloAltoGreen Gas is the first Green-e Climate certified gas offset program offered by a municipal-level utility, and the first-ever certified gas offset program offered to residential customers.
Awards presented today by Center for Resource Solutions during Renewable Energy Markets 2014 in Sacramento, CA
SACRAMENTO, CA, December 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) recognized four organizations and two individuals today for their role in building and shaping the market for renewable energy over the past year. The award recipients were honored during the 2014 Green Power Leadership Awards ceremony held in conjunction with the Renewable Energy Markets 2014 conference taking place in Sacramento, CA from December 2–4.
Organizations contracting directly for renewable energy or installing on-site generation can now have their renewable energy Green-e certified
San Francisco, December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions today announced the launch of a new Green-e® certification option designed for organizations that build generation themselves or contract for renewable energy directly from clean generation facilities. Apple Inc. is the first company to participate in Green-e Direct. Green-e is certifying the energy that Apple generates and purchases directly from solar, wind, and geothermal sources.
Awards to be presented during Renewable Energy Markets 2014 in Sacramento, CA. Apple Inc., SMUD, White House CEQ to receive top honors
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) will recognize four organizations and two individuals for their role in building and shaping the market for renewable energy over the past year.
At WEST 2014, leaders and experts will connect ideas to climate action at Sustainable Silicon Valley’s annual event
PALO ALTO, CA, November 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Sustainable Silicon Valley’s annual event, WEST 2014: Net Positive Call to Action, is on Wednesday, November 19th from 1pm-6:30pm at the Lucie Stern Community Center in Palo Alto (registration opens at 12:00pm).
This week is the last opportunity to save $70 (nearly 30%) off the average daily rate
November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The hotel block is filling up fast at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento, with just a few days left to reserve your room at the reduced rate of $169 per night ($107 for government employees). Book your room now. The special rates end this Friday, November 7. The newly renovated Hyatt Regency Sacramento is centrally located across from the California State Capitol in the middle of the city's vibrant downtown.