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Director, Strategic Partnerships
November 24, 2014

press releases
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

Greenbuild 2014 is the Largest Green-e Certified Conference Ever
October 22, 2014

CRS Releases Guide to Using Renewable Energy Tracking Systems to Assist States in 111(d) Compliance
July 1, 2014

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Featured Publications

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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Tracking Renewable Energy for the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan

On July 1 we released a guide to help states comply with the U.S. EPA's recently proposed Clean Power Plan, which directs states to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. The report, co-written with the Regulatory Assistance Project, is intended to help state administrators use existing renewable energy certificate tracking systems to comply with the EPA's plan. Download the Guide »


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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
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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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