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Save the Date for Renewable Energy Markets 2011

Conference coming to San Francisco, CA from November 15-18, 2011
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The Renewable Energy Markets 2011 conference will be held in San Francisco, CA from November 15-18. Registration will open soon.

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The Renewable Energy Markets 2011 conference will be held in San Francisco, CA from November 15-18. Registration will open soon.

Inside The European Union’s Aggressive 20-20-20 Renewable Energy Goals

Can Europe's fragmented renewable energy market get to 30% clean energy by 2020?
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With the lack of progress of a comprehensive federal renewable energy policy at the U.S. Capitol, it was heartening to hear about real progress being made in Europe during my recent trip to Brussels at the end of March. The European Union (E.U.) has adopted aggressive climate and energy goals—the “20-20-20” targets that aim to derive 20% of EU energy consumption from renewable resources by 2020. But the EU is struggling with developing an effective voluntary market for renewable energy to complement these government efforts, and without this market, may not make its goal.

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With the lack of progress of a comprehensive federal renewable energy policy at the U.S. Capitol, it was heartening to hear about real progress being made in Europe during my recent trip to Brussels at the end of March. The European Union (E.U.) has adopted aggressive climate and energy goals—the “20-20-20” targets that aim to derive 20% of EU energy consumption from renewable resources by 2020. But the EU is struggling with developing an effective voluntary market for renewable energy to complement these government efforts, and without this market, may not make its goal.

Integrating Renewable Energy into China’s Electrical Grid

The Energy Foundation's China Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) addresses the challenges to adding wind generation to China's coal-powered grid
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Center for Resource Solutions and the Energy Foundation's China Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) is addressing the biggest challenges to wind integration in China, including revising grid codes, improving wind forecasting, increasing the size of balancing areas, and improving Grid and Generator Flexibility in dealing with intermittent sources.

 

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Center for Resource Solutions and the Energy Foundation's China Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) is addressing the biggest challenges to wind integration in China, including revising grid codes, improving wind forecasting, increasing the size of balancing areas, and improving Grid and Generator Flexibility in dealing with intermittent sources.

 

Mission Aligned Exits - What's Your Method?

Success stories and investment opportunities at Spring Venture Fair
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The Investors' Circle network invested more than $12 million into for-profit social and environmental enterprises in 2012 with aims to move even more in 2013.  Join one of the most active angel networks in the US (HALO Report) on May 8-9 in San Francisco to hear vetted pitches from 15 high-impact deals that are seeking investment and engage in a due diligence process right away. 

A Clean Energy Standard and the Voluntary Market

While Washington back-and-forths on a clean energy standard, let's not forget the voluntary market is what really gets renewables moving.
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Making sure that lawmakers preserve and protect the voluntary renewable energy market is a worthwhile exercise,  since 

it is business and entrepreneurs who have created this market to meet the demands of customers who don’t believe that policy at the state or federal level goes far enough toward building a clean energy future for the nation.

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Making sure that lawmakers preserve and protect the voluntary renewable energy market is a worthwhile exercise,  since 

it is business and entrepreneurs who have created this market to meet the demands of customers who don’t believe that policy at the state or federal level goes far enough toward building a clean energy future for the nation.

#SXSW Panel: Techies Can Save The World – Why Aren’t They?

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The mind-blowing, world-changing technology that is coming of age today is ushering in what has been called the next industrial revolution. How can techies use this opportunity to correct the environmental impacts that resulted from the last industrial revolution? Whether you are going to SXSW, or don't even know what it is, you'll want to hear what this panel of leaders at the intersection of technology and environment have to say.

Webinar: Introduction to Green-e Marketplace

Learn about Green-e Marketplace, a program that recognizes organizations using certified renewable energy and enables them to demonstrate their environmental commitment through the use of the nationally recognized Green-e logo.
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Join us in a free webinar on Thursday, March 17 to learn about Green-e Marketplace and the benefits of clean-energy purchases to an organization's sustainability strategy.

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Join us in a free webinar on Thursday, March 17 to learn about Green-e Marketplace and the benefits of clean-energy purchases to an organization's sustainability strategy.

Webinar: Introduction to Green-e Energy

An overview of Green-e Energy and how it works to protect consumers in voluntary environmental markets
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A free webinar on the Green-e Energy certification program and how it works within the larger voluntary renewable energy market in North America.

 

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A free webinar on the Green-e Energy certification program and how it works within the larger voluntary renewable energy market in North America.

 

Green-e Energy Certifies Austin Energy's GreenChoice Program

Austin Energy's GreenChoice program, the largest green-pricing program in the country in 2009, now Green-e Energy Certified
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Center for Resource Solutions' Green-e Energy renewable energy certification program certifies Austin Energy's GreenChoice green-pricing program for individuals and businesses.

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Center for Resource Solutions' Green-e Energy renewable energy certification program certifies Austin Energy's GreenChoice green-pricing program for individuals and businesses.

A Second Chance; Pelicans, Oil, and Hope For a Renewable Energy Future

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Center for Resource Solutions intern Allison Ford recently returned from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, where she worked on animal rescue and oil cleanup.

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Center for Resource Solutions intern Allison Ford recently returned from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, where she worked on animal rescue and oil cleanup.

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