CRS Announces 2015 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Center for Resource Solutions Announces
2015 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Awards presented during Renewable Energy Markets 2015 in Washington, D.C. Apple Inc., BEF, CPUC, USGBC, Intel’s Marty Sedler receive top honors


CONTACT
Jeff Swenerton
Center for Resource Solutions
415-561-2119
jeff.swenerton@resource-solutions.org

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 19, 2015)—Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) recognized four organizations and one individual today for their role in building and shaping the market for renewable energy over the past year. The award recipients were honored during the 2015 Green Power Leadership Awards ceremony held in conjunction with the Renewable Energy Markets 2015 conference taking place in Washington, D.C. from October 18–20th. The CRS Market Development Award category recognizes organizations and individual renewable energy leaders that have helped increase the demand for clean energy through their actions.

CRS recognizes market leadership through three awards: the Green Power Market Development award recognizes organizations and individuals building and growing the voluntary market for green power; 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
Apple Inc.
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Leadership in Green Power Education
Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Green Power Leader of the Year
Marty Sedler, Intel

“We’re excited to honor our winners this year for their incredible commitment to building the market for clean energy, and for showing great leadership in promoting renewable energy in their industries and to their communities,” said Jennifer Martin, executive director of Center for Resource Solutions.

CRS co-sponsors the Green Power Leadership Awards with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Green Power Leadership Awards recognize outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace in the following three categories: Market Development, Purchasers, and Suppliers. For more information about the awards, visit the 2015 Green Power Leadership Awards.

 

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, including Green-e, visit www.resource-solutions.org and www.green-e.org.

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