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.
Energy sellers now able to offer “federal-ready” Green-e certified products
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions today announced the launch of a new Green-e® certification option designed for energy sellers that contract with government agencies and departments interested in renewable energy supply. Green-e Energy certified Federal products will meet requirements established in Executive Order 13693, issued by the President in March.
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.
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.