CRS Announces 2016 Green Power Leadership Award Winners


Center for Resource Solutions Announces
2016 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Awards presented to nine winners in four categories during Renewable Energy Markets 2016 in San Francisco, CA

Jeff Swenerton
Center for Resource Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 17, 2016)—Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) recognized six organizations and three individuals today for their role in building and shaping the market for renewable energy over the past year. The award recipients were honored during the 2016 Green Power Leadership Awards ceremony held in conjunction with the Renewable Energy Markets 2016 conference taking place in San Francisco, CA from October 16–18th. The CRS Market Development Award category recognizes individual renewable energy leaders and organizations that have helped increase the demand for clean energy through their actions.

CRS recognizes market leadership in four award categories: the Green Power Market Development award recognizes organizations and individuals building and growing the voluntary market for green power; International Green Power Market Development recognizes those building markets or demonstrating leadership in green power procurement outside North America; Leadership in Green Power Education recognizes effective and unique programs and organizations focusing on green power education; and Green Power Leader of the Year honors outstanding leadership by an individual who is leveraging his or her influence, power, position, or purchasing power to increase the prevalence of renewable energy.

An independent selection committee reviewed the nominations and awarded these Green Power Leadership Awards in Market Development:

Green Power Market Development
Apex Clean Energy
Bloomberg LP
Robert Griffin, Department of the Navy REPO
MCE (Marin Clean Energy)
Pacific Power’s Blue Sky Program

International Green Power Market Development
Apple Inc.
Google, Inc.

Leadership in Green Power Education
John Schaeffer, Real Goods Solar Living Institute

Green Power Leader of the Year
Governor Jerry Brown

“Our award winners this year are leaders from across the public and private sectors,” said Jennifer Martin, executive director of Center for Resource Solutions. “They represent the diversity of organizations working together to expand clean energy use, from individuals and public officials to small communities and large companies. We are pleased to honor their hard work and continued dedication to renewable energy.”

CRS co-sponsors the Green Power Leadership Awards with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). For more information about the awards, visit the 2016 Green Power Leadership Awards.


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