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Publications and Presentations


Best Practices in Public Claims for Solar Photovoltaic Systems pdf (January 7, 2010): Written by Alex Pennock, this report details claim issues with solar photovoltaic installations.

Best Practices in Public Claims for Green Power Purchases and Sales pdf (July 10, 2009): Written by CRS, this report details claim issues with renewable energy installations, hosts, sellers, and customers.

Insights into the Renewable Energy Market: A Brief Overview of Procurement Trends, Drivers, and Impacts of Voluntary Commercial Purchasers pdf (September 2009): Written by CRS, this report documents increasing renewable energy purchases by commercial customers and offers analysis of procurement trends, market drivers and impacts.

Guide to Purchasing Green Power: Renewable Electricity, Renewable Energy Certificates and On-Site Renewable Generation pdf (March 2010): Written by the US EPA, US DOE, World Resources Institute, and Center for Resource Solutions, this comprehensive guide is recommended reading for anyone considering a green power procurement.

The Need for Green-e Certification and Verification In an Era of Renewable Energy Tracking Systems pdf (March 2004): This report summarizes the essential consumer protection functions of Green-e certification and verification that renewable energy tracking systems do not perform.

Verification Reports

Download the aggregate results of the annual Green-e Verification Process Audit.


To view our most recent presentations, see the Center for Resource Solutions page on Vimeo. PDFs of presentations can be found on Speaker Deck.