Other Links

  • U.S. EPA’s Guide to Purchasing Green Power provides an overview of the green power market and its cost and benefits. A general step-by-step process on purchasing green power and RECs are also available together with a list of resources providing different kinds of information about green power.
  • Federal Trade Commission’s Green Guides covers general principles that apply to all environmental marketing claims and specific green claims such as biodegradable, recycled, ozone-friendly, etc.
  • Database of State Incentives for Resources & Efficiency (DSIRE) is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. It also offers at-a-glance, state-by-state information on renewable energy policies such as tax incentives, grant programs, renewable portfolio standards, and net metering.
  • EcoLogo certifies environmental leaders in over 120 product and service categories, helping customers find and trust the world’s most sustainable products. Among these products, EcoLogo also certified renewable energy generation facilities, and plays a role in the Green-e Energy National Standard.
  • US Green Building Council is best known for its LEED green building certification program and provides extensive information on the effect that buildings have on our environment.