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Announcing the 2021 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Annual awards honor outstanding achievements by individuals and organizations in promoting green power

The nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) presented the 2021 Green Power Leadership Awards today, awarding nine organizations and one individual for their roles in promoting and expanding the use of clean, renewable energy. The awards were presented during the annual Renewable Energy Markets 2021 conference in the categories of Market Development, International Market Development, Leadership in Education, and Leader of the Year.

“More than ever before, this year’s GPLA winners represent a movement toward increasing access to renewable energy in all communities,” said Jennifer Martin, executive director of CRS, which co-presents the annual awards with the U.S. EPA. “Together these ten winners are demonstrating the power of renewable energy to create jobs, reduce costs, and bring electricity to underserved populations globally, while improving our environment one neighborhood at a time.”

The U.S. EPA also recognized 5 additional winners. More information about U.S. EPA’s awards is available here.

2021 CRS Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Market Development

International Market Development

Leadership in Education

Leader of the Year


Watch the 2021 GPLA Winner Video

2021 GPLA Winner Video


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 about the Green Power Leadership Awards at www.greenpowerleadershipawards.com.

About Center for Resource Solutions

Center for Resource Solutions’ (CRS’s) 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 market growth. CRS runs the Green-e certification program, the leading independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. Green-e provides forward-thinking organizations a simple, internationally recognized logo they can use to communicate their renewable energy and climate commitment to their customers and stakeholders. Learn more about CRS at resource-solutions.org.