Overview for the Seventh National Green Power Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — September 30, 2002 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, and the Center for Resource Solutions presented awards to recognize leading green power activities at the Seventh National Green Power Marketing Conference in Washington, D.C. The government awards honored leading green power purchasers from across the country while the CRS awards recognized the actions of individuals and organizations that are significantly advancing the development of renewable energy sources.

EPA/DOE Award Winners:

Green Power Partner of the Year
  • Kinko's, Inc.
  • The City of Chicago
Green Power Direct Purchase Award
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • State of New Jersey - NJCESP
  • Uinta Brewing Company (Honorable Mention)
Renewable Energy Certificates Award
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Pennsylvania
On-site Generation Award
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • County of Alameda, California
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 332 (Honorable Mention)
CRS Award Winners:

Green Power Beacon Award
  • Sacramento Municipal Utility District
  • Green Mountain Energy Company
Rudd Mayer Green Power Pilot Award
  • Peter West and Diane Zipper, Renewable Northwest Project
  • Austin Energy
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (Honorable Mention)
Green Power Public Interest Award
  • Oregon Public Utility Commission and Portfolio Advisory Committee
Green Power Pioneer Award
  • Tom Rawls, Green Mountain Energy Company

EPA Awards Contact: Kurt Johnson (202) 564-3481
CRS Awards Contact: Keri Bolding (415) 561-2100

News Release - EPA Recognizes Green Power Purchasers

News Release - Green Power Leadership Awards Announced (PDF: 117 K)

News Release - Kinko's Recognized as Green Power Partner of the Year by EPA, DOE

News Release - Green Mountain Energy Company Wins Green Power Leadership Awards

News Release - AMD Named Environmental Leader by U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

News Article - University gets federal award for energy use

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