Green Power Partnership Publications
Use the documents in this section to learn more about procuring green power and the Green Power Partnership. For more information, please contact us.
The Green Power Partnership Overview is a one page document that provides a brief overview of the Green Power Partnership. It includes information about how to join the Partnership, benefits available to Partners, and examples of how to promote your organization's green power leadership.
The Partnership Agreement is available in both MS Excel and PDF formats. Organizations must complete the Agreement and either email or fax it to EPA to join the Partnership. Partners need to provide company information--including a primary and communications contact information--as well as basic information about their green power use.
The Partnership Requirements document provides detailed information about the Green Power Partnership's program requirements, including organization, resource, and product eligibility; minimum purchase requirements; new renewables requirements; vintage requirements; participation definitions; and reporting requirements.
The Green Power Partner Yearly Reporting Form (XLSX)(1 pg, 405 K) is a form that Partners can use to update their green power usage information. Partners will receive a Partner Yearly Report from their assigned account manager on the anniversary of their Partnership or the anniversary date of their last purchase data update, whichever is most recent. The report will include the purchase information on record—Partners need only confirm or update the information.
The Partner Mark Use Guidelines outline how Green Power Partners should use the Partner mark in promoting their Partnership with EPA. (In all cases, please notify EPA when using the Partner mark.)
Green Power Community Documents
The Green Power Communities Brochure provides basic information about GPP's Green Power Communities (GPCs). The brochure includes information about how to become a GPC, the benefits of green power purchasing, and examples of how current GPCs are using green power to fight climate change and meet environmental and sustainability goals.
The EPA Green Power Community Road Signs: Use & Reproduction Guidelines provides guidance on the correct use and display of EPA Green Power Community road signs. This document also includes sign reproduction guidelines, should a community wish to reproduce signs for additional display within the boundaries of the municipality.
The Green Power Community Partnership Agreement (XLSX)(1 pg, 405 K) is the form that a community's authorized official must complete and email to EPA to join the Partnership. Community Partners need to provide contact information as well as information on community-wide electricity use and collective voluntary green power use. Please note that the municipal government must join the Partnership prior to the community joining as a GPC. The municipal government must meet all requirements outlined in the standard Partnership Agreement and submit the Agreement to EPA.
The Green Power Community Yearly Reporting Form (XLSX)(1 pg, 405 K) is a form that Green Power Communities can use to update their community-wide green power usage information. Communities will receive a Green Power Community Yearly Report from their assigned account manager on the anniversary of their Partnership or the anniversary date of their last purchase data update, whichever is most recent. The report will include the community-wide green power use information on record—Communities need only confirm or update the information.
For additional Green Power Community documents and resources, visit the Green Power Community Tools and Resources page.