JustGreen renewable-energy credits now Green-e certified


JustGreen renewable-energy credits now Green-e certified

The Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced that Just Energy's new renewable energy certificate (REC) product, "JustGreen RECs," is now certified by Green-e® Energy. Just Energy, one of North America's largest green energy providers with $70M invested in green energy projects, joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, North America's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy. "We are very excited to have achieved Green-e Certification for our JustGreen REC program. Our JustGreen products provide consumers and businesses with the ability to help them reduce the environmental impact of their everyday energy use" said GP Manalac, EVP, JustGreen. "By increasing voluntary demand for green power, JustGreen is helping consumers live a cleaner and greener lifestyle. Through JustGreen RECs, customers throughout North America will have access to our Green-e Energy certified renewable energy credits and be able to join in our mission to ensure a cleaner and greener future." JustGreen has also launched an interactive tool that will streamline the ability for customers seeking LEED® certifications for buildings and new construction to obtain instant REC quotes online at http://www.justgreenleed.com. Green-e Energy is the leading renewable energy certification and verification program in North America, with nearly 300 participating vendors selling over 30 million megawatt hours of renewable electricity in retail transactions in 2011. The program provides independent, third-party certification to ensure that certified renewable energy meets strict environmental and consumer protection standards. Providers of Green-e Energy Certified renewable energy agree to abide by the Green-e Energy Code of Conduct, and meet strict disclosure and truth-in-advertising requirements. All marketers of Green-e Energy Certified products undergo an annual third-party verification audit to document that the company purchased or generated enough quantity and type of renewable energy to meet customer demand and marketing claims. JustGreen Green-e