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.
Sedler wins Green Power Leadership Award from Center for Resource Solutions at Renewable Energy Markets 2015
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.
Washington, D.C.-area commercial printer commits to 100% renewable energy for its operations.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Master Print, a commercial printer in the Washington, D.C. metro area, has committed to powering its operations with 100% renewable energy, and has earned certification by Green-e Marketplace. Master Print is granted the use of the Green-e logo to demonstrate its clean energy commitment, and is able to use the logo on print material that uses Green-e certified paper.
Two energy-industry veterans join the CRS Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that two energy industry veterans joined its Board of Directors—Karin Corfee, managing director at Navigant Consulting; and Jon Wellinghoff, a partner at Stoel Rives and the immediate past chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). CRS is a San Francisco–based nonprofit focused on policy and market solutions to advance sustainable energy, including the market-leading Green-e certification programs.
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.
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.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) have launched Infineo 2.0, an online virtual version of its French plastic recycling centre to enable young people and teachers to learn more about the circular economy and recycling.
According to a study conducted by CCE, only 1 in 2 plastic bottles in France is recycled. Among young people, only 49% of people under 35 say they are active recyclers.
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.