Alliance to Save Energy
Founded in 1977, the Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit, bipartisan alliance of business, government, environmental and consumer leaders advocating for enhanced energy efficiency across all sectors of the economy. Our mission is to promote energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and energy security.
Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading independent provider of comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions for businesses and organizations throughout North America and Europe. Ameresco’s sustainability services include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants. Ameresco has successfully completed energy saving, environmentally responsible projects with Federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers. With its corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA, Ameresco has more than 1,000 employees providing local expertise in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
American Biogas Council
The American Biogas Council is the only national trade association representing the entire biogas industry in the U.S. The ABC represents over 200 companies covering the entire biogas supply chain who are dedicated to maximizing the production and use of biogas from organic waste.
American Clean Power Association
The American Clean Power Association (ACP) is the voice of companies from across the clean power sector that are powering America’s future, providing cost-effective solutions to the climate crisis while creating jobs, spurring massive investment in the U.S. economy and driving high-tech innovation across the nation. ACP is uniting the power of America’s renewable energy industry to advance shared goals and to transform the U.S. power grid to a low-cost, reliable and renewable power system.
American Gas Association
The American Gas Association, founded in 1918, represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United States. There are more than 73 million residential, commercial and industrial natural gas customers in the U.S., of which 95 percent — more than 69 million customers — receive their gas from AGA members. AGA is an advocate for natural gas utility companies and their customers and provides a broad range of programs and services for member natural gas pipelines, marketers, gatherers, international natural gas companies and industry associates. Today, natural gas meets more than one-fourth of the United States' energy needs.
American Public Gas Association
The American Public Gas Association (APGA) is the only not-for-profit trade organization representing America's publicly owned natural gas local distribution companies (LDCs). APGA represents the interests of public gas before Congress, federal agencies and other energy-related stakeholders by developing regulatory and legislative policies that further the goals of our members. In addition, APGA organizes meetings, seminars, and workshops with a specific goal to improve the safety, reliability, operational efficiency, and regulatory environment in which public gas systems operate.
Through APGA, public gas systems work together to stay reliably informed about new developments in safety, public policy, operations, technology, and the marketplace that could affect the communities and consumers they serve.
AnnDyl Policy Group
AnnDyl Policy Group is a one-stop policy analysis, advocacy and business marketing shop, providing expertise to help clients meet their public policy and strategic goals. AnnDyl’s connection to the clean energy community and policy experience in federal energy and environmental issues provides clients with focused and quality representation, advocacy, and outreach assistance.
Austin Energy is the nation’s third largest municipally owned public power utility, serving 461,000 customers and a population of 1.4 million in Austin and Travis County, Texas. The Utility operates a diverse generation portfolio that includes nuclear, coal, natural gas and renewables, with annual revenues in excess of $1.3 billion. Austin Energy electric rates are among the lowest in the state and base electric rates were reduced in 2017.
Austin Energy is the largest seller of renewable energy among community-owned power companies and is nationally recognized for energy efficiency programs, which are viewed as some of the most progressive and comprehensive in the nation. This includes the nation’s first Green Building program to establish a rating system. The Utility is also a recognized leader in the deployment of renewable resources. Austin Energy sells enough renewable power into the grid to offset 31 percent of electric consumption and is moving to 55 percent offset by 2025, under goals established by the Austin City Council.
Biomass Power Association
The Biomass Power Association (BPA) is the nation's leading organization working to expand and advance the use of clean, renewable biomass power. BPA represents 80 biomass power plants in 20 states across the U.S. Currently, the biomass power industry reduces carbon emissions by more than 30 million tons each year and provides 14,000 jobs nationwide, many of which are in rural areas.
Bloom Energy deploys a revolutionary on-site primary power generation system called a Bloom Energy Server based on proprietary fuel cell technology that provides a more reliable, cleaner and cost effective alternative to conventional grid power. This solution is designed to help businesses become more resilient and protect their critical operations.
Brightmark was founded in 2016 with the mission of combating some of the greatest environmental challenges facing the United States and providing solutions for waste. This includes capturing methane emissions from organic waste and producing renewable natural gas, and a proprietary plastics renewal technology that prevents plastic waste from ending up in waterways and landfills and instead converts it into usable products such as diesel, naphtha and wax.
Brookfield Renewable is a multi-technology, globally diversified, owner and operator of renewable power assets across five complementary technologies; hydro, wind, solar, storage and distributed generation with an installed capacity of more than 17,000 MW in 25 power markets in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
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Calpine Corporation is America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with robust commercial, industrial and residential retail operations in key competitive power markets. Founded in 1984, Calpine uses advanced technologies to generate power in an efficient, cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.
Capital Power Corporation
Established in July 2009, Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is a growth-oriented North American power producer. The company has a foundation of operational excellence with well-maintained assets, a strong balance sheet that underpins an investment-grade credit rating, and strong contracted cash flows that support a sustainable and growing dividend. Capital Power owns approximately 4,500 megawatts (MW) of power generation capacity at 24 facilities and is pursuing contracted generation capacity throughout North America.
In the United States, Capital Power owns 1,172 MW of contracted power generation capacity at six facilities and is currently constructing a 99-MW wind project in North Dakota with commercial operation expected in December 2018. Capital Power has a suite of wind and solar development sites throughout the United States including its 150-MW Cardinal Point Wind project in Illinois, which is in advanced development.
Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions
Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions was founded to engage Republican policymakers and the public about commonsense, conservative solutions to address our nation’s need for abundant, reliable energy while preserving our environment. Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) is a 501(c)4 nonprofit advocacy organization.
Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Power Solutions, is a world leader in advanced energy storage solutions. Clarios was acquired by Brookfield Business Partners and operates as a global energy storage business generating $8 billion in revenues with more than 16,000 employees, 56 facilities worldwide and 130 years of expertise.
The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas
The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) serves as the public policy advocate and education platform for the Renewable Natural Gas industry in North America. The RNG Coalition advocates for sustainable development, deployment and utilization of renewable natural gas so that present and future generations will have access to domestic, renewable, clean fuel and energy.
The Coefficient Group
The Coefficient Group is a Washington D.C. based strategic consulting practice that combines legal, government relations and corporate advisory services specializing in managing energy and environmental risks and investments.
Copper Development Association
The Copper Development Association Inc. is the market development, engineering and information services arm of the copper industry, chartered to enhance and expand markets for copper and its alloys in North America. CDA members include copper producers worldwide and brass mill, wire mill and foundry fabricators of copper and copper alloys with production facilities in the USA.
Covanta Energy Corporation is an internationally recognized owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects and a recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta’s 44 Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using that municipal solid waste to generate clean, renewable energy. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely and securely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste into 9 million megawatt hours of clean renewable electricity and approximately 9 billion pounds of steam that are sold to a variety of industries.
Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc.
Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc. is a new fuel cell company founded on the strength of the people and technology developed at United Technologies over the past fifty years. In July 2014, Doosan Corporation acquired the assets of ClearEdge Power (formerly UTC Power). Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc. is a global leader in providing clean, continuous-duty, cost-competitive stationary fuel cell energy systems. Our PureCell® systems operate 24/7 with high efficiency and ultra-low emissions, allowing our customers to generate their own electricity and heat onsite while reducing their utility expenses and environmental emissions. With over 11 million fleet operating hours, PureCell® systems have demonstrated unparalleled durability and reliability.
Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Doosan Corporation (headquartered in Seoul), a global leader in infrastructure support and power generation equipment with annual revenues exceeding $21 billion. Doosan Group companies include Bobcat Company (construction equipment), Doosan Skoda Power (steam turbines), and Doosan Babcock (engineering and services). Doosan employs over 3000 people in the United States, and 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide.
Enel North America, Inc.
Enel North America, the Enel Group’s US-based company, operates through two business lines: Enel Green Power North America, a leading owner and operator of renewable energy plants, and Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line.
Energy Recovery Council
The Energy Recovery Council (ERC) is the national trade association representing companies and local governments engaged in the waste-to-energy sector. There are 77 waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities in the United States, which produce clean, renewable energy from municipal solid waste in specially designed power plants. America’s waste-to-energy plants have a baseload electric generation capacity of more than 2,700 megawatts. These important facilities process nearly thirty million tons of trash per year, enabling them to send more than 14 million megawatt hours of electricity to the grid, as well as export steam to local users. In addition, waste-to-energy facilities recover and recycle more than 700,000 tons of metals per year.
Energy Storage Association
The Energy Storage Association (ESA) is the trade association for the energy storage industry and the leading voice for companies that develop and deploy the energy storage technologies we rely on every day. ESA’s mission is to promote, develop and commercialize competitive and reliable energy storage systems for use by electricity suppliers and their customers. With more than 180 member organizations, ESA members represent a diverse group of entities, including electric utilities, energy service companies, independent power producers, technology developers deploying advanced batteries, flywheels, compressed air energy storage, thermal storage, pumped hydropower, supercapacitors, and component suppliers, such as power conversion systems.
EPDM Roofing Association
The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) represents the manufacturers of EPDM single-ply roofing products and their leading suppliers. Through ERA, the EPDM roofing industry speaks with a focused voice to provide technical and research support, offer dependable roofing solutions and communicate the longstanding attributes, consistency and value of EPDM roofing materials.
First Environment, Inc.
First Environment is an environmental engineering and consulting firm headquartered in New Jersey that has been providing cutting edge environmental solutions since 1987. Under the leadership of Tod Delaney – a retired U.S. Army Veteran – the firm has earned a reputation for solving and mediating complex environmental challenges facing federal and municipal agencies, public entities, and private organizations. First Environment supports the continued improvement of environmental performance and management of our clients through our various service areas, including regulatory compliance support and auditing, management system design, site investigation and remediation, litigation support, broad-scale sustainability and climate change adaptation planning, greenhouse gas management, and alternative fuel evaluation. First Environment is a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), certified Small Business, and ANSI-accredited greenhouse gas verification body. The firm has also held a GSA schedule since 2005.
First Solar, Inc.
First Solar is the largest manufacturer of thin film solar modules, having expanded manufacturing capacity to an annualized run rate of 59.6MW per line in the 3rd quarter of 2010. By enabling clean, renewable electricity at lower costs, First Solar is providing a sustainable alternative to conventional energy sources. This goal has driven First Solar to become one of the fastest growing manufacturers of solar modules in the world. FS Series 3 PV Modules represent the latest advancements in solar module technology, and are rapidly driving down the cost of solar electricity to rates comparable with traditional fossil fuel-based energy sources.
Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association
The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) is the trade association for the fuel cell and hydrogen energy industry, and is dedicated to the commercialization of fuel cells and hydrogen energy technologies. Fuel cells and hydrogen energy technologies deliver clean, reliable power to leading edge corporate, academic and public sector users, and FCHEA members are helping to transform the our energy future. FCHEA represents the full global supply chain, including universities, government laboratories and agencies, trade associations, fuel cell materials, components and systems manufacturers, hydrogen producers and fuel distributors, utilities and other end users.
Gas Technology Institute
The Gas Technology Institute (GTI) is a leading research and development organization serving the natural gas and energy industry. GTI is dedicated to meeting the nation’s energy and environmental challenges by developing technology-based solutions for consumers, industry, and government. GTI’s R&D is focused on increasing energy supply, enhancing energy delivery and improving emissions and energy efficiency of the industrial, commercial and residential sectors. GTI is also a leading education and training organization in the areas of engineering, LNG and energy management.
Global Climate Associates
Global Climate Associates LLC is a US-based consulting company, working internationally to identify effective solutions to combat climate change. Established in January 2020, Global Climate Associates’ mission is to help facilitate sustainable carbon mitigation technologies and bring solutions to commercial success.
Green Strategies, Inc.
Green Strategies provides business consulting, federal government relations & representation, and strategies for maximizing business opportunities in the areas of energy and environmental markets and policy. Clients include corporations, entrepreneurs, investors, associations, foundations, individuals, and non-profit organizations.
ITC Holdings Corp.
ITC Holdings Corp. invests in the electricity transmission grid to improve reliability, expand access to markets, lower the costs of delivered energy and allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems. The largest independent electricity transmission company in the country, ITC operates in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and portions of Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
Johnson Controls is a global leader creating a safe, comfortable and sustainable world. The company's 105,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions and integrated infrastructure that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities in 150 countries. Johnson Controls' commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Johnson Controls is committed to helping their customers win everywhere, every day and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through our strategic focus on buildings.
As part of the Knauf Group, Knauf Insulation represents one of the most respected and progressive names in insulation worldwide. With manufacturing operations in Europe, Russia, UK in addition to the USA, annual sales revenue is in excess of $1.5 billion. The company is the fastest growing insulation manufacturer in the world with a wide range of insulation products to meet the growing demand for energy efficiency and acoustic performance in new and existing homes, commercial buildings and industrial applications. Products include glasswool, rock mineral wool, expanded polystyrene and extruded polystyrene. Knauf Insulation is committed to sustainable development and conservation of the environment manufacturing its products from recycled materials.
Low Impact Hydropower Institute
The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving river habitats affected by hydropower through a voluntary certification program. LIHI’s certification criteria ensure protection of healthy ecosystems and enable low-impact hydropower facilities to access state and national renewable energy markets.
National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) is an electricity and natural gas delivery company that connects nearly 7 million customers to vital energy sources through its networks in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast.National Grid also operates the systems that deliver gas and electricity across Great Britain.
Through its U.S. Connect21 strategy, National Grid is transforming its electricity and natural gas networks to support the 21st century digital economy with smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy solutions. Connect21 is vital to their communities’ long-term economic and environmental health and aligns with regulatory initiatives in New York (REV: Reforming the Energy Vision) and Massachusetts (Grid Modernization.)
National Hydropower Association
The National Hydropower Association (NHA) is a non-profit national association dedicated to advancing the interests of the hydropower industry. NHA seeks to secure hydropower’s place as a climate-friendly, renewable and reliable energy source that serves national environmental and energy policy objectives.
National Propane Gas Association
National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) is the national trade association of the propane industry. NPGA represents approximately 3,000 companies, including producers, wholesalers, transporters, and retailers of propane gas as well as the manufacturers and distributors of associated propane equipment and appliances. 50 million Americans choose propane as their energy source. Propane is a clean-burning, efficient and climate-friendly alternative fuel that is available now.
North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) is the association for North American manufacturers of fiber glass, rock wool, and slag wool insulation products. Its role is to promote energy efficiency and environmental preservation through the use of fiber glass, rock wool, and slag wool insulation, and to encourage the safe production and use of these materials.
PG&E Corporation is an energy-based holding company headquartered in San Francisco and is the parent company of Pacific Gas and Electric Company. PG&E Corporation was incorporated in California in 1905 and is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the U.S. There are approximately 20,000 employees who carry out Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s primary business—the transmission and delivery of energy. The company provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 15 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California.
Plug Power Inc. develops, manufactures, integrates, and services fuel cell solutions, providing clean, reliable energy for customers around the world. Plug Power is a leader in this industry and has installed more than 1,000 fuel cell systems worldwide with its commercial products for material handling, prime and backup power applications.
Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association
The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) is the national trade association that advances the use of polyisocyanurate (polyiso) insulation and is one of the foremost advocates for energy efficient practices and policies in the country. Polyiso is one of the nation’s most widely used and cost-effective insulation products and has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an important product in sustainable construction.
Resource Mobilization Advisors
Resource Mobilization Advisors (RMA) is an international consulting firm dedicated to facilitating private sector financing of local infrastructure and green energy projects in emerging markets. RMA advisors, including bond counsel, financial advisors and investment bankers, have represented investors and local governments in hundreds of capital markets transactions valued at over $1 billion in the last three years. RMA has developed infrastructure financing programs for private sector clients, the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, the Global Environment Facility, Asian Development Bank, JICA, and USAID. This experience allows RMA to develop financing programs and project structures that successfully balance the needs of investors with the concerns of local borrowers.
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is the sixth largest community-owned utility in the country in terms of customers. For more than 65 years, SMUD has provided Sacramento County with a reliable source of electricity at competitive rates that are consistently lower than investor-owned utilities in the state. They are also a pioneer of clean energy consumer programs. SMUD was one of the first public utilities to offer customers the option of purchasing green energy electricity to use in their homes and businesses.
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of €25 billion in FY2014, Schneider Electric’s 170,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries, helping them manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way its customers manage and automate their operations. Schneider Electric’s connected technologies will reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, this is called Life Is On.
Sempra Energy was created in 1998 by the merger two long-established, and highly respected utilities. Sempra Energy serves the largest customer base of any energy utility in the United States. With 14,000 employees worldwide, the Sempra Energy company develops energy infrastructure, operates utilities, and provides related products and services to more than 29 million consumers around the world.
Solar Energy Industries Association
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the national trade association of the solar energy industry. Members include manufacturers, dealers, distributors, contractors, installers, architects, consultants, and marketers. SEIA primary work is to expand the use of solar technologies in the global marketplace.
Solar Turbines, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc, produces the world’s most widely used family of highly efficient and reliable industrial gas turbines. Their gas turbine products range from 1-22 MW (1500-30,000hp). More than 15,000 Solar gas turbines are installed around the world for use in power generation, natural gas compression, and pumping applications.
The Stella Group, Ltd.
The Stella Group, Ltd is a strategic technology optimization firm integrating technologies and blending financing for biofuels & biopower, energy efficiency, energy storage, fuel cells, geothermal, freeflow hydropower and marine energy (tidal, wave), solar thermal and electric, and wind energy.
Tenaska, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is one of the leading independent energy companies in the United States. Forbes magazine consistently ranks Tenaska among the 50 largest private U.S. companies.
Tenaska has developed approximately 10,500 megawatts (MW) of natural gas-fueled and renewable power projects. Affiliate Tenaska Solar Ventures provides development services for approximately 14 gigawatts of renewable solar capacity in 16 states. Tenaska and its affiliates have managed the acquisition and divestiture of 10,500 MW of energy assets. The current Tenaska operating fleet includes 12 natural gas-fueled and renewable generating facilities able to generate approximately 7,500 MW combined.
Tenaska affiliates are industry leaders in natural gas and electric power marketing. Tenaska Marketing Ventures (TMV) is among the top five largest natural gas marketers in North America and is the top-ranked natural gas pipeline capacity trader. TMV is consistently top ranked by its customers in the annual Mastio & Company Natural Gas Marketer Customer Value / Loyalty Benchmarking Study. Tenaska Power Services Co. is the leading provider of energy management services to generation and demand-side customers in the U.S., with more third party-owned generation under management than any other provider.
Trane Technologies is a global climate innovator. Through their strategic brands Trane and Thermo King, and their environmentally responsible portfolio of products and services, Trane Technologies brings efficient and sustainable climate solutions to buildings, homes and transportation.
U.S. Green Building Council
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to transforming the way buildings are designed, constructed and operated through LEED — the top third-party verification system for sustainable structures around the world. Every day USGBC helps to advance spaces that are better for the environment and healthier to live, work and play in. Through its community network, continuous collaboration with industry experts, market research publications and LEED professional credentials, USGBC remains a key driving force in the green building sector.
Waste Management is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is the largest recycler in North America and a leading developer of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States and also manages the industry’s largest fleet of alternative fueled vehicles, including over 2,000 trucks that run on compressed natural gas. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America.
WGL and Washington Gas are wholly-owned subsidiaries of AltaGas Ltd [TSX:ALA]. Washington Gas, is a regulated natural gas utility that provides safe, reliable natural gas service to more than 1.2 million customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. The company has been providing energy to residential, commercial and industrial customers for more than 171 years.
AltaGas is a leading North American energy infrastructure company with a focus on regulated Utilities, Midstream and Power. AltaGas creates value by growing and optimizing its energy infrastructure, including a focus on clean energy sources.
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. Winrock matches innovative approaches in agriculture, natural resources management, clean energy, and leadership development with the unique needs of its partners.