SAN DIEGO, CA (September 5, 2019)—The nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) presented the 2019 Green Power Leadership Awards today, awarding eight organizations and one individual for their roles in promoting and expanding the use of clean, renewable energy. The awards were presented at the Renewable Energy Markets 2019 conference in San Diego, CA in the categories of Green Power Market Development, International Green Power Market Development, and Green Power Leader of the Year.
“Renewable energy is becoming the foundation of our energy system through the tireless work of leaders like this year’s Green Power Leadership Award winners,” said Jennifer Martin, executive director of Center for Resource Solutions, which co-presented the awards with the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Partnership. “From individual achievements to organizational change, their focus and dedication represented countless hours of work toward the common goal of creating innovative and effective clean energy solutions.”
The U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership also recognized 17 winners in five categories: Excellence in Green Power Use, Direct Project Engagement, Green Power Community, Sustained Excellence in Green Power, and Partner of the Year. More information about EPA’s awards is available at www.epa.gov/greenpower/green-power-leadership-awards.
Center for Resource Solutions’ Market Development Awards
Green Power Market Development: Corporate Renewable Energy Aggregation Group (Bloomberg, Cox Enterprises, Gap Inc., Salesforce, and Workday), Vermont Gas Systems, Inc., Austin Energy, Green Power EMC
International Green Power Market Development: The Climate Group/RE100, Microsoft Corporation
Green Power Leader of the Year: R. Rex Parris, City of Lancaster
For more information about the 2019 Green Power Leadership Award winners, visit www.greenpowerleadershipawards.com.
About the Green Power Leadership Awards
The annual Green Power Leadership Awards (GPLAs) are competitive awards that recognize outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace. By choosing green power instead of conventional electricity, consumers, businesses, and organizations can support increased deployment of renewable energy technologies that will reduce the environmental impact of electricity generation and increase energy security. The GPLAs are presented by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at the annual Renewable Energy Markets conference. Learn more at www.greenpowerleadershipawards.com.
About Center for Resource Solutions
Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) is a national nonprofit with global impact. CRS brings forth expert responses to climate change issues with the speed and effectiveness necessary to provide real-time solutions. Its leadership through collaboration and environmental innovation builds policies and consumer-protection mechanisms in renewable energy, greenhouse gas reductions, and energy efficiency that foster healthy and sustained growth in national and international markets. For more information about its programs, visit www.resource-solutions.org.