renewable energy use
GreenCircle will verify an organization's claim of renewable energy use based on a detailed analysis of the organization's operations, energy consumption and renewable energy. GreenCircle will certify a company's electricity use reduction based on renewable energy use. Certification requires that companies still own the Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for renewable energy use.
Objective: To certify a company's claim they are using renewable energy systems.
Definitions: Examples of renewable energy systems include: Solar (Photovoltaic) Systems, Wind Turbines, Solar Hot Water, and Geothermal.
Reference Documents: FTC Green Guides.