Renewable energy supplier becomes first to win two EPA and DOE awards
3 Phases Energy news release
October 31, 2005
San Francisco, CA October 31, 2005 Using innovation to drive market demand for renewable energy, 3 Phases Energy proved its leadership in the renewable energy industry at the 10th National Green Power Marketing Conference in Austin,
TX held October 24-26. The Industry recognized 3 Phases Energy with two awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy: Renewable Energy Technology Supplier of the Year for general excellence supplying
renewable energy, and Green Power Beacon, for the company’s ability to originate business sector interest in renewable energy. In the history of the awards, no single renewable energy supplier has been recognized with two awards in
the same year.
“The award recognition given to 3 Phases Energy is a testament to their leadership in the green power market,” said Kurt Johnson, Director of the U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership. “Through suppliers like 3 Phases Energy, corporations and
institutions can use clean, renewable energy and be recognized nationally by programs such as the EPA Green Power Partnership.”
Reflective of 3 Phases’ impact, one quarter of all 33 Green Power Leadership Awards granted by the U.S. EPA and DOE were associated with 3 Phases Energy, either directly or through its partners. 3 Phases Energy serves an elite group of
green power purchasers, including 7 of the Top 10 largest in the United States. As a partner to utilities, 3 Phases’ programs consistently exceed national benchmarks. 3 Phases’ customers receiving Green Power Leadership Awards this year
include Safeway Inc., Starbucks Coffee, HSBC North America, Johnson & Johnson, U.S. Air Force and its utility green pricing partnership program with PacifiCorp, Blue Sky.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that voluntary demand for renewable energy increased tenfold in the past five years, primarily attributable to large corporate buyers of green power. 3 Phases Energy serves 28 Fortune 500
companies, has formed partnerships to support four utility green pricing programs, and currently supports 230 MW of new renewable energy capacity, representing 10% of national voluntary demand for renewable energy.
By developing genuine partnerships with visionary businesses, 3 Phases Energy has shown how an organization and its partners can work together to build awareness and relevancy of renewable energy while bringing new, clean generation to
About 3 Phases Energy
3 Phases Energy is a renewable energy marketing and development company serving utilities, businesses, and individuals nationwide. Founded in 1994, 3 Phases Energy provides utility green power program support services, develops
utility-scale and onsite renewable generation projects, and markets renewable electricity and renewable energy credits on a retail and wholesale basis. Information about 3 Phases Energy is available at
About the U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership
The Green Power Partnership is an EPA voluntary program working to standardize green power procurement as part of best practice environmental management. Partners in the program purchase green power for a portion of their electricity needs
in return for EPA technical assistance and public recognition. The Green Power Partnership currently includes more than 600 Partners including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, trade associations and universities collectively
purchasing over 3 billion kilowatt hours of green power annually. Additional information is available at www.epa.gov/greenpower.
This is a modified press release from 3 Phases Energy.