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Stakeholder Comment Period Open for Updates to the Green‑e® Renewable Energy Standard for Canada and the United States

Comments on hydropower eligibility criteria, new date, and long-term contract exception accepted through Monday, June 3, 2019

Green-e® Energy seeks feedback on potential future provisions of the Green-e®Renewable Energy Standard for Canada and the United States (the "Standard") and is accepting feedback from all interested stakeholders through midnight PT on Monday, June 3, 2019.

To comment, take the survey at: Prior to taking the survey, you may download and review a PDF of all survey questions.

Feedback is requested on the following topics:

  • Hydropower Eligibility Criteria
  • New Renewables: New Date and Long-Term Contract Exception

Stakeholder comments are due by midnight PT on Monday, June 3, 2019. CRS may conduct a second comment period, incorporating feedback from this first comment period. The current Standard is available at Green-e Energy Documents for you to view before completing the survey.

This survey may take up to 15 minutes to complete, depending on your responses. If you need to pause while taking the survey (for example, to look up information), you may resume it at any time prior to midnight PT on Monday, June 3, 2019, by using the link that directed you there initially, provided you do so from the same computer and browser. You may also go back and change your answers at any time prior to clicking "Submit Survey Responses" at the end of the survey.



About Green-e® Certification and Center for Resource Solutions

The Green-e® certification program is run by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions, and is the leading independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. CRS offers certification and verification services 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 provides forward-thinking organizations a simple, internationally recognized logo they can use to communicate their renewable energy and climate commitment to their customers and stakeholders. To learn more about Green-e® certified products and programs, visit