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Green Power Partnership

Green Power Partnership Events and Webinars

Below is a list of upcoming and past events and webinars of potential interest to Green Power Partners and other program stakeholders. EPA hosts webinars on a regular basis that explore a variety of topics, including the Green Power Partnership, green power technologies and products, and information on procuring green power. Presentations, recordings, and other supplemental materials are available.

You can find the Green Power Partnership at many of the following events and conferences.

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Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Webinars

April 25, 2018, Introduction to the Local Government Solar Project Portal

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Past Events

2017 Events

2016 Events

2015 Events

Past Webinars

2018 Webinars

2017 Webinars

2016 Webinars

2015 Webinars

2014 Webinars

2013 Webinars

And a select number of older webinars that still provide relevant information.

GPP Webinar: Green Power Leadership Awards: A Review of 2018 Categories, Eligibility, Criteria, and the Application Process

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
2:00 PM-3:00 PM EST
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The 2018 Green Power Leadership Awards application period opened on February 5th and will close on April 6th. EPA presents the Awards in conjunction with the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS). The awards recognize leading organizations that have helped further the green power market through their green power procurement, innovation, overall green power strategy, and impact.

During this webinar, EPA and CRS will provide information related to eligibility, evaluation criteria, and application content for each of the award categories, as well as answer questions.

Speakers & Presentations:

  • Christopher Kent: Program Manager, U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership
  • Jeff Swenerton: Communications Director, Center for Resource Solutions

For more information about the awards, visit the Green Power Leadership Awards web page.

Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Arbitrage Process

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
1:00 PM-2:00 PM EST

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On January 17, EPA will host a webinar explaining the process of renewable energy certificate (REC) arbitrage. REC arbitrage is a green power procurement strategy used to simultaneously decrease the cost of renewable electricity use, while still allowing the organization to substantiate renewable electricity use and improve their environmental metrics. Electricity consumers often use this strategy when installing self-financed renewable electricity projects or purchasing renewable electricity directly from a project through a power purchase agreement (PPA). This webinar will explain REC arbitrage and present two case studies.

Presenters:

  • Christopher Kent, Program Manager, U.S. EPA's Green Power Partnership
  • Kevin Hagen, Director Corporate Responsibility, Iron Mountain
  • Jeremy King, Director of Sustainability & Campus Improvement, Denison University

GPP Webinar: State of the Voluntary Green Power Market

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
1 PM EST

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On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership (GPP) will host a webinar examining the state of the green power market within the United States.

This annual webinar focuses primarily on the voluntary market, through which consumers and institutions voluntarily procure renewable energy for all or part of their electricity needs. The webinar will review:

  • The various green power product options
  • Where these products are available
  • Resource and pricing information
  • The most up-to-date statistics and trends in green power purchasing
  • The continued growth of new green power procurement options, including power purchase agreements (PPAs), community solar programs, and community choice aggregations
  • Spotlight on large green power customers

The presentations will draw heavily on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's recently published Status and Trends in the U.S. Voluntary Green Power Market (PDF) (63 pp, 6.8MB, About PDF) as well as the Green Power Partnership's program data.

Speakers:

  • Christopher Kent, Program Manager, U.S. EPA's Green Power Partnership
  • Eric O'Shaughnessy, Renewable Energy Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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