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Center for Resource Solutions
Green-e Energy Certifies Atlantic Energy Group's Renewable Energy Certificate Product
San Francisco, CA (July 1, 2013)—Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Fredricksburg, VA–based Atlantic Energy Group's new renewable energy certificate (REC) product for commercial and government customers has been certified by Green-e® Energy. Atlantic Energy Group joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer clean energy options certified by Green-e Energy, North America's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.
"Atlantic Energy Group's specialty of providing renewable energy to federal government agencies means that the U.S. government has even more opportunities to lead with renewable energy," said Alex Pennock, manager of Green-e Energy. "We're also proud to support our nation's veterans who help our transition to homegrown clean energy resources."
Atlantic Energy Group's new REC product is available to commercial, governmental, and wholesale customers nationwide, and sources from renewable energy from across the country. Atlantic Energy Group customers will support currently available renewable resources and growth of the program will aid in the development of new renewable resources.
"The Atlantic Energy Group is a Minority, Woman, and Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that believes in protecting our environment for future generations, by providing quality products that will promote clean energy, energy efficiency, and contribute to a stronger economy," said John Crump, president of Atlantic Energy Group. "We take pride in our organization, with a strong dedication to our loyal customers."
Green-e Energy is the leading renewable energy certification and verification program in North America, with nearly 300 participating vendors selling over 30 million megawatt hours of renewable electricity and renewable energy certificates in retail transactions in 2011. The program provides independent, third-party certification to ensure that certified renewable energy meets strict environmental and consumer-protection standards.
Providers of Green-e Energy certified renewable energy agree to abide by the Green-e Energy Code of Conduct, and meet strict disclosure and truth-in-advertising requirements. All marketers of Green-e Energy certified products undergo an annual third-party verification audit to document that the company purchased or generated enough quantity and type of renewable energy to meet customer demand and marketing claims.
About Atlantic Energy Group
Atlantic Energy Group, based in the Washington, D.C. metro area, is a renewable energy marketer that works with businesses, community leaders, and its neighbors to create a healthy and safe place to live and work by improving the environment. Its vision is to help the country maintain natural resources by providing Green-e certified products that will sustain our environment for future generations, and help our nation reduce waste, improve both air and water quality, and protect ecosystems and biodiversity. Atlantic Energy Group is a service-disabled veteran, women-owned small business that believes in a greener environment. Learn more at www.aegrecs.com.
About Green‑e and Center for Resource Solutions
A program of Center for Resource Solutions, Green‑e is North America's leading independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. Green‑e offers certification and verification of renewable energy and greenhouse gas mitigation products through Green‑e Energy, a renewable energy certification program; Green‑e Climate, a greenhouse gas emission reduction certification program; and Green‑e Marketplace, a program that provides forward-thinking organizations a simple, nationally recognized logo they can use to communicate their renewable energy and climate commitment to their customers and stakeholders. To learn more about Green‑e Certified products and programs available in all 50 states and Canada, visit www.green-e.org.