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GRAPHCOM Joins Green-e Marketplace With 100% Renewable Electricity Purchase

Smyrna, GA–based printer can print with the Green-e Logo to display its commitment to clean energy
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that GRAPHCOM, an offset and digital printer in Smyrna, GA, joined Green-e® Marketplace after purchasing enough certified renewable energy certificates from U.S.–based generation to meet 100 percent of the total annual electricity needs for its printing facility and headquarters in Smyrna. By participating in Green-e Marketplace, GRAPHCOM can now display the Green-e logo to inform its customers of its commitment to clean, renewable energy.

Can Targeted Employee Engagement Help Grow Renewable Energy Use?

Employees are happier, stay longer, and are more satisfied in organizations that put their money where their (environmental) values are
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Several recent studies show that organizations can dramatically improve their employees' overall satisfaction when they engage in sustainability programs, especially buying renewable energy. By giving these employees a way to take charge of their environmental footprint at work and work together to reduce overall emissions, organizations are empowering workers to make real improvements, which leads to greater employee retention.

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Several recent studies show that organizations can dramatically improve their employees' overall satisfaction when they engage in sustainability programs, especially buying renewable energy. By giving these employees a way to take charge of their environmental footprint at work and work together to reduce overall emissions, organizations are empowering workers to make real improvements, which leads to greater employee retention.

Managing Energy: Insights from Silicon Valley

A webinar on energy strategy with leaders from Adobe and Applied Materials
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Join Green-e Marketplace in a webinar looking at energy strategy with two Silicon Valley industry leaders, Adobe's Michael Bangs and Bruce Klafter of Applied Materials. Register now for "Managing Energy: Insights from Silicon Valley." October 6 at Noon PT.

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Join Green-e Marketplace in a webinar looking at energy strategy with two Silicon Valley industry leaders, Adobe's Michael Bangs and Bruce Klafter of Applied Materials. Register now for "Managing Energy: Insights from Silicon Valley." October 6 at Noon PT.

Registration is Open for Renewable Energy Markets 2011

Register now and take advantage of the early-bird rate, save $320 off the full conference rate!
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Register now and take advantage of the early-bird rate at this year's exciting Renewable Energy Markets 2011 conference at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, CA from November 15–18, 2011.
 
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Register now and take advantage of the early-bird rate at this year's exciting Renewable Energy Markets 2011 conference at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, CA from November 15–18, 2011.
 

Renewable Energy Markets 2011 Call for Abstracts

The Renewable Energy Markets 2011 conference agenda is shaping up, but there's something missing: your great presentation.
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The annual Renewable Energy Markets (REM) conference has just issued a call for abstracts for speakers and panels. REM 2011 will take place in San Francisco, CA from November 15-18, 2011. Bridging the interests of renewable energy generators, sellers, and utilities with those of purchasers, policymakers, and the communities that benefit from clean energy, REM is the nation's premier forum for the energy community to gather, learn from each other, and recognize best practices for promoting renewable energy.

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The annual Renewable Energy Markets (REM) conference has just issued a call for abstracts for speakers and panels. REM 2011 will take place in San Francisco, CA from November 15-18, 2011. Bridging the interests of renewable energy generators, sellers, and utilities with those of purchasers, policymakers, and the communities that benefit from clean energy, REM is the nation's premier forum for the energy community to gather, learn from each other, and recognize best practices for promoting renewable energy.

Guest Post: Shifting Language

Not all sustainability terms are understood equally
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An interesting shift happened in 2010: consumer awareness of the term “carbon footprint” surpassed that of “renewable power” (according to Natural Marketing Institute (NMI)’s 2010 LOHAS Consumer Trends Database, and based on a nationally representative survey of 4,000 U.S. general population adults). We think this is significant because renewable power has been talked about for decades. Perhaps this is just the reason that consumers have latched onto the new kid in town.

Cenovus donates $600,000 to student-led solar home project

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Cenovus, a Canadian oil company, has donated $600,000 to a University of Calgary student-led team building a solar-powered home for the Solar Decathlon, an international competition sponsored mainly by the U.S. Department of Energy. Cenovus is joining Team Canada's project as title sponsor of the custom-built solar home, the “Cenovus TRTL.”

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Cenovus, a Canadian oil company, has donated $600,000 to a University of Calgary student-led team building a solar-powered home for the Solar Decathlon, an international competition sponsored mainly by the U.S. Department of Energy. Cenovus is joining Team Canada's project as title sponsor of the custom-built solar home, the “Cenovus TRTL.”

Save the Date for the 2011 Green Power Leadership Awards

The Nomination Period for the 2011 Green Power Leadership Awards opens May 24, 2011. The deadline is June 21, 2011.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 18, 2011 - Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), the Green Power Leadership Awards are competitive awards that recognize outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace in the following three award categories:

GM Electric Motors Plant is First for Major U.S. Automaker

Solar array to provide 9 percent of power for existing 2-Mode hybrid and heavy duty transmission building
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) White Marsh, Md. - May 17, 2011 - The General Motors electric motor plant near Baltimore will be the first by a major U.S. automaker dedicated to making the critical components for vehicle electrification when the plant opens in 2013.

3 Reasons to Attend Renewable Energy Markets 2011

This year's Renewable Energy Markets (REM) conference in San Francisco is the one conference you won't want to miss, whether you're new to the industry or a renewable energy veteran. Here are a few reasons why.
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Renewable Energy Markets 2011 in San Francisco from November 15–18 is the only conference of its kind aimed exclusively at environmental markets in the U.S. From renewable energy and clean energy-derived carbon offset products, to project financing and state compliance markets, REM's panels and discussions focus on where industry growth is happening.

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Renewable Energy Markets 2011 in San Francisco from November 15–18 is the only conference of its kind aimed exclusively at environmental markets in the U.S. From renewable energy and clean energy-derived carbon offset products, to project financing and state compliance markets, REM's panels and discussions focus on where industry growth is happening.

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