Green Power Partnership
Putting the Customer First: Creating New Renewable Generation
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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
1–2 p.m. (EST)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership (GPP)
The webinar presented an innovative green power procurement program that helps match prospective energy buyers with providers of clean, renewable energy. Gary Farha, CEO of CustomerFirst Renewables, discussed the value proposition that his company brings to providers and customers alike.
CustomerFirst Renewables (CFR) is a Washington, DC-based energy company whose mission is to give control of utility-scale renewable power generation directly to large commercial, institutional and industrial end-users. CFR enables customers to capture the benefits of competitively and predictably priced green electricity without the challenges of owning and operating renewable energy assets themselves. More information about CFR is available at www.customerfirstrenewables.com.
Webinar participants learned:
- How renewable projects can be customized for large end-users
- How ownership can hedge against future electricity costs
- Successful cases of end-user-to-project matching
- Blaine Collison, Program Director, US EPA’s Green Power Partnership
Podcast (MP3) (6:20, 1.4M) | Presentation (PDF) (9 pp., 531K, About PDF)
- Gary Farha, CustomerFirst Renewables
Podcast (MP3) (33:42, 8M) | Presentation (PDF) (14 pp., 589K)
- Questions and Answers
Podcast (MP3) (16:21, 4M)
- Transcript (PDF) (24 pp., 112K) of the Putting the Customer First: Creating New Renewable Generation Webinar
This session was particularly appropriate for larger Green Power Partners from the public, private, and higher education sectors.