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City of Palo Alto Utilities Offers New Green-e Climate Certified Natural Gas Offset Program to Residential and Commercial Customers

CPAU launches PaloAltoGreen Gas, a first of its kind Green-e Climate certified gas offset program
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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.

Green-e Launches New Green-e Direct Renewable Energy Certification Option

Organizations contracting directly for renewable energy or installing on-site generation can now have their renewable energy Green-e certified
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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.

The Largest U.S. Conference Ever to be Green-e Certified Took Place This Fall

Greenbuild Partnered with TerraPass to Offset 100% of the Event’s Electricity and Carbon Footprint
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass, a provider of Green-e Certified carbon offsets and renewable energy credits (RECs) that meet LEED requirements, was pleased to partner again this year with the  2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo to reduce its environmental footprint through Green-e’s new Event Certification Program. Green-e is a LEED-approved certification leader for renewable energy and carbon offsets. 

Renewable Choice Energy Begins Offering Green-e Climate Certified Carbon Offsets From U.S.–based Landfill Gas Projects

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San Francisco, March 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Renewable Choice Energy, a retail carbon offset and renewable energy company based in Boulder, Colorado, has begun offering Green-e Climate certified carbon offsets. The offsets will be sourced from landfill gas projects registered with the Climate Action Reserve.

Bollinger Energy Corporations Offers Net Zero Carbon Natural Gas

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Feb. 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Bollinger Energy Corporation is now offering Net Zero Carbon Natural Gas to its business customers. Net Zero Carbon Natural Gas bundles Green-e Climate certified carbon offsets with natural gas to help companies reduce their carbon footprint associated with using natural gas.

Green-e Certification Included in LEED v4

The latest version of the green-building standard, released today, awards points for use of Green-e certified renewable energy and carbon offsets
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The latest version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green-building standard was released yesterday by the U.S. Green Building Council at its annual Greenbuild conference in Philadelphia, PA, and includes the ability to earn points toward certification by purchasing renewable energy and carbon offsets certified by Green‑e.

2012 Green-e Verification Report Shows 29% Increase in Certified Retail Sales

Report shows 29% increase in Green-e Energy certified retail sales in 2012, reaching almost 36 million MWh--enough to power nearly a third of U.S. households for a month
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA ,November 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today the release of the 2012 Green-e® Verification Report, which highlights Green-e certified renewable energy and carbon offset sales in 2012, as well as organizations that participated in Green-e Marketplace to demonstrate their commitment to renewable energy. The report shows a remarkable 29% increase in total Green-e Energy retail sales volume over the previous year, equivalent to nearly 36 million MWh of renewable energy generation. Green-e certified renewable energy sales in the U.S.

BGC Environmental Brokerage Services' Renewable Energy Certificate Offering Now Certified by Green-e Energy

Press Release

San Francisco, CA, July 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that BGC Environmental Brokerage Services L.P., a fully owned subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc., received Green-e Energy certification for its new renewable energy certificate (REC) offering “BGC National Renewable Energy Basket.” The product is available for commercial and wholesale customers.

Abstracts Are Due Monday for Renewable Energy Markets 2013

Abstracts for speaking at REM 2013 accepted until Monday, July 1
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June 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The REM 2013 Call for Abstracts ends in 10 days. If you are interested in submitting a proposal for a panel or an individual presentation, please review the Call for Abstracts page for guidelines. Please forward this announcement to colleagues and clients that you think would be interested in speaking at the conference.

Green-e Energy Updates Biomass Eligibility in National Standard

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San Francisco, Calif., April 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced updates to the Green-e Energy National Standard regarding the eligibility of biomass as a renewable fuel source. The new language clarifies the circumstances under which organic matter can be burned for electricity generation and have it be considered eligible for inclusion in a Green-e Energy certified renewable energy product.

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