Green-e Energy Certifies Viridian Energy's Pure Green

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Green-e Energy Certifies Viridian Energy's Pure Green

Viridian Energy's Customers Can Now Sign Up for a Certified 100% Renewable Energy Option
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Center for Resource Solutions announced today that Viridian Energy's Pure Green renewable energy product has successfully met Green-e® Energy standards and the company can now offer this certified product to its electricity customers. Pure Green is a certified locally sourced 100% renewable electricity option available to all residential and small commercial electricity consumers in Viridian's service territory, including Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey and Maryland.

Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 3:15pm

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 20, 2010 - Center for Resource Solutions announced today that Viridian Energy's Pure Green renewable energy product has successfully met Green-e® Energy standards and the company can now offer this certified product to its electricity customers. Pure Green is a certified locally sourced 100% renewable electricity option available to all residential and small commercial electricity consumers in Viridian's service territory, including Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey and Maryland. It is designed for the environmentally conscious customer interested in promoting sustainable energy solutions through the internationally recognized Green-e Energy program. Viridian Energy joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, the nation's leading certification program for renewable energy.

"We are happy that Viridian Energy has joined Green-e Energy and will be offering a certified all-wind option to its customers," said Alex Pennock, manager of Green-e Energy. "With a locally produced, high-quality wind product, Viridian Energy is giving its customers an easy way to reduce the environmental impact of the electricity they use."

By purchasing Viridian Pure Green, customers will directly support currently available renewable resources as well as aid the development of new renewable resources to be built in the U.S. The Pure Green rate plan will be sourced from wind sources in Pennsylvania and surrounding states, and will initially be offered at a discount to the local utility's generation rates.

"With Green-e Energy certification, our Pure Green customers can be certain their purchases of renewable energy are third-party certified and are making a measurable difference”, said Michael Fallquist, founder and CEO of Viridian Energy. "We are proud of the distinction that comes with a Green-e branded product. Their name is aligned with the absolute highest renewable standards in the industry." 

About Viridian Energy

Viridian Energy is an environmentally focused retail electricity provider currently serving residential and small commercial customers in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. Founded in March 2009, the company has consistently offered its customers greener electricity options at a discount to the local utility. To learn more, visit www.viridian.com. Visit www.viridian.com for more info. 

About Green-e Energy

Green-e is the nation'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 licenses the Green-e logo for organizations that purchase or generate sufficient quantities of renewable energy. To learn more about Green-e Certified products and programs available in all 50 states, visit www.green-e.org.

About Center for Resource Solutions

Green-e is a program of Center for Resource Solutions (CRS). CRS creates policy and market solutions to advance sustainable energy. To learn more, visit www.resource-solutions.org.

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Jeff Swenerton
Center for Resource Solutions
www.resource-solutions.org
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Emily R. Bjorklund
Viridian Energy, Inc.
http://viridian.com/
Keywords: CRS | Center for Resource Solutions | Clean Energy | Energy | Renewable | Viridian | Viridian Energy | electricity | green-e energy | renewable energy

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