January 24, 2013 /3BL Media/—Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today 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™, www.justgreencommunity.com, is Just Energy Group’s green energy initiative that can help us all work towards a cleaner plant by pursuing renewable and sustainable energy solutions that support green projects across North America. The Company's JustGreen® Lifestyle products provide consumers and businesses with the ability to help them reduce the environmental impact of their everyday energy use through carbon offsets and renewable energy credits.
About Just Energy Group Inc.
Established in 1997, Just Energy (TSX:JE)(NYSE:JE) is primarily a competitive retailer of natural gas and electricity. With offices located across the United States, Canada and now the United Kingdom, Just Energy serves close to 2 million residential and commercial customers through a wide range of energy programs and home comfort services, including fixed-price or price-protected energy program contracts, the rental of water heaters, furnaces and air conditioners and the installation of solar panels. Just Energy is the parent to Amigo Energy, Commerce Energy, Hudson Energy, Hudson Energy Solar, National Home Services, Momentis, Tara Energy and Terra Grain Fuels. Visit www.justgreencommunity.com to learn more. Also, find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
About Green-e and Center for Resource Solutions
A program of Center for Resource Solutions, Green-e is North America's leading independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. Green-e offers certification and verification of renewable energy and greenhouse gas mitigation products through Green-e Energy, a renewable energy certification program; Green-e Climate, a greenhouse gas emission reduction certification program; and Green-e Marketplace, a program that provides forward-thinking organizations a simple, nationally recognized logo they can use to communicate their renewable energy and climate commitment to their customers and shareholders. To learn more about Green-e Certified products and programs available in all 50 states, visit www.green-e.org.
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