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November 2011 - Twenty-nine companies, organizations and individuals were recognized with national achievement awards at the Renewable Energy Markets 2011 Conference in San Francisco. The Green Power Leadership Awards recognize actions that are significantly advancing the development of renewable electricity sources through renewable energy markets. The awards are presented by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS).

EPA's Partner of the Year awards went to the Empire State Building, Google Inc., Intel Corp., Kohl's Department Stores, and Staples. Portland, Oregon and Washington, D.C. were honored as Communities of the Year. 3Degrees and Washington Gas Energy Services were named Non-Utility Green Power Suppliers of the Year by DOE, and DTE Energy won for Utility Green Power Program of the Year. DOE also awarded the Clean Energy Collective the Innovative Green Power Program of the Year Award. CRS presented Tennessee Valley Campus Outreach Program the award for Best Green Power Education Outreach Program, New Leaf Paper, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and Villanti & Sons, Printers Inc. the award for Best Marketing Campaign by a Green Power Purchaser. CRS also recognized Clean Currents for the Best Marketing Campaign by a Green Power Supplier and Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) as the Green Power Pioneer Award.

News Release - Energy Department Recognizes Nation's Top Green Power Programs

News Release - EPA Honors 19 Organizations for Leadership in Clean Energy

News Release - Center for Resource Solutions Announces 2011 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Additional Information - Green Power Leadership Awards Announced November 16, 2011


January 2011 - Green Mountain Energy Co. of Texas announced a two-year deal to supply 55 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of wind-generated electricity annually for the Empire State Building.

The purchase also exceeded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Green Power Partnership minimum requirements and will place the Empire State Building on EPA's national Top 100% Green Power Purchaser List. The list represents green power purchasers that are buying green power to meet 100% of their U.S. organization-wide electricity use.

News Release - A tall New York City icon goes green

News Release - Happy ReNew Year! Empire State Building Signs Contract with Green Mountain Energy Company, Becomes NYC's Largest Commercial Purchaser of Green PowerPDF

Green Mountain Contact: Marci Grossman, 602-694-8972


 

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