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Director, Strategic Partnerships
November 24, 2014

press releases
WGL Energy's Carbon Offsets Achieve Green‑e Climate Certification
January 22, 2015

Carbon Solutions Group's New Project-Specific Carbon Offsets Certified by Green‑e Climate
January 21, 2015

City of Palo Alto Utilities Offers New Green-e Climate Certified Natural Gas Offset Program
January 12, 2015

Green-e Launches New Green-e Direct Renewable Energy Certification Option
December 2, 2014

Center for Resource Solutions Announces 2014 Green Power Leadership Award Winners
November 19, 2014

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Featured Publications

2013 Green-e Verification Report. A look at how the Green-e programs performed in 2013 in context with the overall voluntary markets.

Protecting Carbon Markets From Boiler Room Activities. Overview and recommen­dations for market participants.

Tracking Renewable Energy for the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan. Guidelines for states to comply with 111(d).

Explanation of Green-e Energy Double-Claims Policy. Articulates the standard app­roach to resolving disputes around REC claims.

CRS NewSolutions Fall/Winter 2014. The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter, sent November 4, 2014.

2013: Advances in Sustainable Energy. A look back at the year's accom­plish­ments for Center for Resource Solutions and its programs.

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What Is a Renewable Energy Certificate? Video

We recently developed a short animated video to help illustrate how RECs work, including how they are created, tracked, traded, and finally sold to end users. Watch the Video »

Introducing Green-e Direct

Green-e recently launched a new Green-e Direct renewable energy certification option that allows organizations contracting directly for renewable energy or installing on-site generation to have their renewable energy Green-e certified. Learn More About Green-e Direct »


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2012 Green-e Verification Report
The 2012 Green-e Verification Report shows a remarkable 29% increase in Green-e Energy certified sales in 2012, reaching almost 36 million MWh.

CRS and Green-e Publications
We never stop publishing. Read our latest comments, reports, whitepapers, blog posts, newsletters, annual reports, and more, and watch our latest videos, at CRS Publications.

Buy Clean Energy 2014
Buy Clean Energy is an ongoing campaign by CRS that began on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and encourages renewable energy purchases by individuals and organizations.

Renewable Energy Markets Conference
The nation's biggest annual conference focusing on clean energy markets will take place December 2-4, 2014 in Sacramento, CA.
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