The Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced its support for the Green Power Options seminar series organized by Green Power Magazine. The seminar series is designed to help public and private sector decision makers learn about using renewable energy with an emphasis on the business case. The next one is coming up on October 21, 2003 in Boston, Massachusetts, with another following Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on February 3, 2004.San Francisco, California – October 14, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] “High profile companies such as Kinko’s, IBM, and Johnson & Johnson are purchasing renewable energy and know the benefits it can yield by stabilizing energy costs, reducing environmental impact and increasing positive public relations and recognition,” said Gabe Petlin, Green-e Program Manager. “The Green-e Program urges other large and small businesses to attend the upcoming seminars and learn how green power can be as for good business as it is for the environment.” Green-e is a supporter of the Green Power Options one-day workshop featuring principal presenter, Kevin Hagen of Shuksan Energy Consulting. The series of seminars teaches businesses how to understand renewable energy options, compare products, identify environmental impact and calculate the financial returns and business benefits of using green power. Case studies and “lessons learned” are presented by organizations already using green power. The Boston event features Kathy Loftus of Shaw’s Supermarkets, Bob Valair of Staples and Steven Strong of Solar Design Associates. CRS administers the Green-e Program. CRS makes it easier for families and businesses to understand and use renewable energy that benefits the environment. CRS sponsors national and international programs that support the increased supply and use of renewable energy resources such as wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and low-impact hydroelectric power. Shuksan Energy Consulting helps corporate clients and other organizations find renewable energy solutions that create real business value. From on-site evaluation and technical support in selecting and contracting appropriate green power products, to the financial analysis and marketing planning assistance necessary to create the business case; Shuksan Energy helps with design, implementation and follow-up of renewable energy and business sustainability programs.