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Making Big Moves

Posted on 7/12/2016 by

Sterling Planet is making big moves- both in the renewable energy industry and in location! After expanding our efforts into the international renewable energy industry, we recently made a more local move from Norcross to Alpharetta, Georgia.

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Help Sterling Planet green up the grid on Earth Day 2015

Posted on 4/21/2015 by in green event renewable energy carbon offsets energy efficiency Earth Day 2015 Green Grid REC

At Sterling Planet we try to cut carbon emissions like cake by allowing businesses to purchase renewable energy credits (RECs) and carbon offsets. On this Earth Day, Sterling Planet is giving all who want to start reducing their carbon footprint a free REC

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Kids in ATL collaborate with kids in Sierra Leone & make music video to raise funds to fight Ebola - #NowThatIKnow

Posted on 1/2/2015 by in Community Sustainability Collaboration

You Can Do Something! Join Sterling Planet in Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone with Sierra Leone International Mission School (SLIMS), Shine On Sierra Leone and re:imagine ATL - Pledge your social media feed on January 8, 2015 to help bring attention to this important cause.

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McCormick Place commits to utilizing 100 percent wind energy

Posted on 5/7/2013 by in renewable energy

McCormick Place officials today announced that the nation’s largest convention center has committed to offsetting 100 percent of its electricity usage with clean, affordable wind energy. This important announcement was made in conjunction with the WINDPOWER 2013 Conference and Exhibition taking place at McCormick Place from May 5-8.

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NHL Green, Sterling Planet to reduce environmental impact associated with the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Posted on 4/22/2013 by in green sports green event renewable energy carbon offsets

In celebration of Earth Day, NHL Green has teamed up with Sterling Planet, the United States' leading retail provider of environmental assets for corporate, utility and government clients, to attempt to mitigate the environmental impact of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. For the second consecutive year, using environmental assets from Sterling Planet, the NHL will counterbalance the estimated carbon emissions resulting from arena electricity consumption during all 2013 Playoffs games and team air travel throughout the Playoffs, based on conservative projections of the expected carbon footprint associated with the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Washington Gas Energy Services and Sterling Planet Present $132k to Chesapeake Bay Foundation at Annual Tree Planting

Posted on 4/20/2013 by in partnerships carbon reduction fund

WASHINGTON & HERNDON, Va. & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), Washington Gas Energy Services (WGES) and Sterling Planet will celebrate and strengthen the organizations’ unique partnership today with an annual tree planting, held this year in Union Bridge, Md. A combined contribution of $132,000 will be presented to the CBF-directed Carbon Reduction Fund, with $88,000 donated by WGES and $44,000 by Sterling Planet. Since its launch in 2010, the partnership has provided the Carbon Reduction Fund more than $400,000 in total contributions.

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NBA to Offset Electricity Used During All Games April 4-12

Posted on 4/5/2013 by in green sports partnerships

The NBA will work with Sterling Planet to offset the amount of electricity used during all 67 NBA games taking place during Green Week.

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Improving System Load Factor

Posted on 4/2/2013 by in renewable energy energy efficiency published articles

Conventional wisdom among utility executives is that increasing energy efficiency and distributed renewable energy (EERE) investments on the utility grid will drive up electric rates. Read the article authored by our own Alden Hathaway, PECEM for North American Clean Energy.

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Chevy Volt and Hybrid Performance

Posted on 1/7/2013 by in EV

I have just completed driving a Chevy Volt for seven months. In late May I gave the 2009 Toyota Prius I had been driving to my daughter. I was recording about 42.5 miles per gallon on average. However, since driving the Volt, I have achieved an overall miles per gallon of 99.5.

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Sterling Planet to donate environmental assets for Beyond Sport conference

Posted on 11/14/2012 by in green sports green event renewable energy carbon offsets partnerships

NHL Green to help mitigate environmental impact of the conference NEW YORK (November 12, 2012) -- On Tuesday, November 13, the National Hockey League will join MLB, MLS, NASCAR, NBA, NFL and WNBA as an official Founding Supporter of Beyond Sport United, a one-day global gathering, exploring opportunities for leagues, teams and their partners to make a positive impact in their community and the local environment. The conference will take place at Yankee Stadium in New York City. NHL Green has teamed up with Sterling Planet and Bonneville Environmental Foundation to help mitigate the environmental impact of Beyond Sport United 2012.

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