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2007  Green  Power Leadership Awards
The 2007 Green Power Leadership Awards are hosted by the United States Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA), the United States Department of Energy (DOE), and the Center for
Resource Solutions (CRS). EPA and DOE recognize leading green power purchasers and green
power suppliers respectively. CRS recognizes leading organizations and individuals building
the market for green power.

The Green Power Leadership Awards for purchasers is a recognition program of the EPA Green
Power Partnership, a voluntary program working to reduce the environmental impact of
electricity use by fostering development of the voluntary green power market. The
Partnership provides technical assistance and public recognition to organizations that commit
to using green power for a portion of their electricity needs. Partners in the program include
Fortune 500 companies, states, federal agencies, universities, and leading organizations
around the country that have made a commitment to green power.

For the 2007 green power supplier and purchaser awards, two panels of judges reviewed
nearly 100 nominations through a national competitive review process. Purchasers were
evaluated based upon the size and characteristics of their green power commitment,
ingenuity used to overcome barriers, internal and external communication efforts, and overall
renewable energy strategy. Recognition of  these companies falls into three categories: On-site
Generation, Green Power Purchasing, and Green Power Partner of the Year. Suppliers were
evaluated based on the following criteria: technologies utilized, total sales, evidence of annual
audit to verify procurement and sales, amount of green power supplied, and number of
customers served. The three categories of supplier nominees are New Green Power Program or
Product, Renewable Energy Marketer, and  Green Power Program of the Year.

The Market Development Awards recognize companies, organizations and individual
renewable energy leaders working to build the market for green power. A Selection Committee
reviewed nominations in three categories of Market Development Awards: Green Power
Beacon, for innovative marketing; Green Power Pilot, for cutting-edge outreach; and Green
Power Pioneer, for continuous individual achievement.

We gratefully thank the individuals who devoted time to reading, evaluating, and discussing
the nominations. The 2007 evaluation panels for green power purchaser and supplier awards
included the following: Linda Silverman and Curtis Framel, U.S. DOE; James Critchfield,
Matt Clouse, and Elaine Collison, U.S. EPA; Julia Judd, Solar Electric Power Association; Lori
Bird and Blair Swezey, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Diane Zipper, Renewable
Northwest Project; Pam Mendelson, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.; and Ed Holt, Ed
Holt & Associates. Additional thanks goes to Susan Carollo for managing the 2007 awards
production. The 2007 Selection Committee for Market Development Awards included: Grace
Tian, PECO Wind; Michael Northrop, Rockefeller Brothers Fund; Katie McCormack, Energy
Foundation; Kurt Johnson, Recurrent Energy; Mike Zannakis, Sacramento Municipal Utility
District; Heather Mulligan, Puget Sound Energy; and Paul Copleman, Community Energy.
Additional thanks goes to Carrie Harvilla for managing the Market Development Awards.

We gratefully thank those who donated their time and resources toward the development of
the 2007 Awards ceremony: Pete Simon for providing the voice over for the ceremony video,
and SunPower for donating the use of their production studio.

Kathleen Hogan
Director, Climate Protection Partnerships Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Kathleen Hogan is the Director of the Climate Protection Partnerships Division of the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency. There she manages many of the Agency's industry
partnership programs designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while saving businesses
and consumers money, including the ENERGY STAR Program.

Recognizing the environmental benefits to be gained from government-industry partnerships,
Kathleen has helped the ENERGY STAR program grow from a partnership with product manu-
facturers to one with major retailers, utilities and states. She has helped make the ENERGY
STAR available for products in more than 40 categories and bring national recognition of the
ENERGY STAR to more than 60 percent of the public, as well  as helps bring the benefits of
energy efficiency to schools, hospitals and commercial buildings.

Prior to this, she managed partnership programs designed to reduce emissions of the more
potent greenhouse gases. She developed and managed programs with the U.S. natural gas
industry and the U.S. primary aluminum industry, as well as a joint effort with the Russian
natural gas industry.

Hogan has been with the EPA for 15 years. Prior to EPA, she worked in consulting and for a
water resources planning commission for the Potomac River. She received her doctorate in
systems analysis and environmental engineering from the Johns Hopkins University and  a
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Bucknell University.

Steven Chalk
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Steve Chalk is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy in the Office of Energy
Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) at the U.S. Department of Energy. Steve is responsible
for managing the government's research, development, and commercialization efforts for clean
and renewable energy technologies.

Steve has previously managed EERE's Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Program and most
recently managed the Solar Energy and Building Technologies Programs.

While leading the Solar Energy Technologies program, Chalk was responsible for planning and
implementing the new Solar America Initiative which is part of President Bush's Advanced
Energy Initiative. The goal of the Solar America Initiative is to make solar technologies cost
competitive in most applications by 2015.

In the building technologies area, Steve led DOE's efforts toward net zero energy homes and
buildings. The portfolio includes  component research such as solid state lighting, market trans-
formation activities such as Energy Star, and appliance standards regulations.

Before this, Steve led the President's Hydrogen Fuel Initiative where he oversaw President Bush's 5-
year, $1.2 billion research investment in hydrogen production, delivery, storage, and fuel cells. This
portfolio also includes included hydrogen safety, codes and  standards, and education activities.

Earlier in his career at DOE, Steve managed technology development programs in fuel cells, diesel
emissions control, and materials for DOE's advanced automotive technology office. Steve also worked
in the nuclear energy field where he oversaw DOE test programs for tritium production. Steve started
his career with the Navy developing propellants  and explosives for conventional weapons.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the  University of Maryland and a
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the George Washington University.

Dr. Jan Hamriii
President, Center for Resource Solutions

Dr. Jan Hamrin is the President of the Center for Resource Solutions, a non-profit corporation
located at the Presidio in San Francisco, California. Jan has worked on renewable energy,
energy efficiency and environmental issues for the past thirty-five years. Dr. Hamrin has
served as advisor to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation on renewable energy
policy issues, and the G-8 Renewable Energy Task Force as well as to numerous legislatures
and regulatory commissions both in the US and internationally. Most recently, Jan has been
involved in the integration of renewable energy and energy efficiency into greenhouse gas
reduction programs. Jan has been working for the past seven years on renewable energy
policies in China including the development and implementation of the newly passed
Renewable Energy Promotion Law.

Dr. Hamrin founded and served nine years as Executive Director of the Independent Energy
Producers' Association (IEP) in California and played a key role in the implementation of the
Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) in California and elsewhere in the US.

Dr. Hamrin received her Ph.D. in Ecology, with emphasis on public policy evaluation of envi-
ronmental and energy programs, from the University of California, Davis. She also holds
Masters degrees in Public Administration and Consumer Science from U.C. Davis as well as a
B.S. from the University of New Mexico.

Karl R. Rabago
Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs
TheAES Corporation, Alternative Energy Group

Karl Rabago has broad experience in business, government and non-governmental environ-
mental organizations. As sustainability alliances leader for Cargill Dow, he oversaw business
relationships and practices supporting the company's sustainability mission in all its business
activities. He has successfully established a consulting business in sustainability issues as
managing director at the Rocky Mountain Institute, overseen national research and
development programs in clean energy technologies as a deputy assistant secretary at the US
Department of Energy, reformed regulation of electric utilities as a commissioner for the
Public Utility Commission of Texas, and successfully championed common sense approaches
to improvement and preservation of the environment energy program director with the Envi-
ronmental Defense Fund. He serves in the non-profit community as a member of the board of
the internationally recognized Center for Resource Solutions. Rabago serves on the board of
the Jicarilla Apache Nation Utility Authority, a novel organization dedicated to building
capacity for tribal self-determination in New Mexico, USA.

Karl is an attorney with a bachelor's degree  in business from Texas A&M University and a
Juris Doctorate with Honors from the University of Texas School of Law. In addition, he
holds post-doctorate Master of Laws degrees in Military law and Environmental law. He
served as an officer in the United States Army from 1977-1990, is a graduate of the US Army
Airborne and Ranger schools, and has served as an Armored Cavalry officer, military
criminal attorney and Assistant Professor of Law at the U.S. Military Academy at West  Point.
Married with three grown children and a beautiful granddaughter, Karl and his wife Pam live
in The Woodlands, Texas.

About the  Awards

EPA's Green Power Purchaser Awards
The EPA Purchaser Awards honor U.S. organizations that have helped build a market for green
power by making significant purchases of renewable energy. Award winners were selected
based upon criteria including the quantity and type of renewable energy purchased, the
impact of their green power purchases, the extent to which their actions have helped to
establish a precedent that may catalyze similar actions by others, and the extent to which
they demonstrated innovative purchasing strategies.

DOE's Green Power Supplier  Awards
The DOE Supplier Awards recognize U.S. suppliers of green power based on qualitative and
quantitative criteria including their use of innovative programs, number of customers served,
benefits offered to customers, and total sales. To be eligible, these products and programs
must serve voluntary green power markets.

CRS' Market Development Awards
The Center for Resource Solutions' Market Development Awards recognizes efforts to build
the green power marketplace, and advance the renewable energy industry. They honor
innovative marketing campaigns to increase widespread awareness of renewable energy
options, cutting-edge outreach efforts by individuals or organizations to boost interest in
green power, and outstanding contributions and continuous individual achievement in
support of renewable energy.

Green Power Leadership Club
The Green Power Leadership Club honors Partners in EPA's Green Power Partnership program
that have made an  exemplary green power purchase. Club members must make a green
power purchase which exceeds minimum Green Power Leadership Club purchase require-
ments. Eligibility for the Club is determined on an annual basis.

2007 Green Power Leadership Award Winners
EPA's Green Power Purchaser Awards

On-Site Generation
City of Chico, CA
Macy's, Inc. West Division
The Timberland Company

Green Power Purchasing
Kohl's Department Stores
PepsiAmericas, Inc.
The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc.
Pepsi Bottling Ventures, LLC
New York University
Sloan Valve Company, IL Manufacturing Facility

Partner of the Year
City of Bellingham, WA
Johnson & Johnson
Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc.
Wells Fargo & Company
Whole Foods Market

DOE's Green Power Supplier Awards

New Green Power Program or Product
Constellation NewEnergy

Renewable Energy Marketer
Sterling Planet

Program of the Year
Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power
Silicon Valley Power
CRS' Market Development Awards

Green Power Beacon Award
Western Washington Green Power Campaign
A collaboration between Puget Sound Energy, Snohomish County Public Utility District,
Seattle City Light, Tacoma Power, Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF), Belo
Marketing Solutions, Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters and Dagoba Organic Chocolate.

Green Power Pilot Award
Clif Bar - Ski Green

Green Power Pioneer Award
John Schaeffer
William Sprately

2007 Members of EPA's Green Power  Leadership Club
(as of September 4, 2007)

ARAMARK Parks & Resorts
Arnold & Porter LLP
Aspen Skiing Company
Auraria Higher Education
Austin (TX) Independent
  School District
Austin Grill
Aveda Corporation
Benedictine Convent of
  Perpetual Adoration
Buck Hill Ski Area
Burt's Bees
Canadian Embassy
  Washington DC
Chena Hot Springs Resort
Cherokee Investment
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Citizens for Pennsylvania's
City of Bellingham, WA
City of Durango, CO
City of Lacey, WA
City of San Diego, CA
City of Santa Monica, CA
Clif Bar
Coldwater Creek Inc
College Houses
Columbia College Chicago
Concordia University Austin
Connecticut College
Corvallis Environmental
Curtis Packaging
DMI Industries, Inc.
Dupli  Envelope and
EarthColor, Inc.
Emmis Austin Radio
Encore Ceramics, Inc.
ENSR Corporation
FedEx Kinko's
First Evangelical Free Church
Fitzgerald Auto Malls
Foundation Communities
Frontier Natural Products
Ginny's Printing
Grand Targhee Resort
Green Mountain Coffee
Green Mountain College
GTI Coatings, Inc.
HSBC  North America
Hyatt Regency / Reunion &
  DFW Airport Hotels
Interface, Inc.
Jackson Hole Mountain
Johnson & Johnson
Kettle Foods
Lander University
Lundberg Family Farms
Maudie's Restaurants
Mohawk Fine Papers Inc.
MOM's - My Organic Market
Monadnock Paper Mills
Monroe Litho, Inc.
Nature Works LLC
Neenah Paper, Inc.
New Belgium
New York University
Newport Harbor Corporation
Nike, Inc.
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Paul Smith's College
Pepsi Bottling Ventures, LLC
PepsiAmericas, Inc.
Performance Bicycles
Perkins + Will

Rebekah Baines Johnson
Robins, Kaplan, Miller &
  Ciresi L.L.P.
Rockfish Bar and Grill &
  Kaufmann's Tavern
Sandy Alexander Inc.
SAP America
Shaklee Corporation
Shawnee Peak Ski Area
Signal Mountain Lodge
Society for Neuroscience
Soho House New York, LLC
Southern New Hampshire
Spirit Lake Community
Sprint Nextel
St. Martin's Evangelical
  Lutheran Church
St. Olaf College
Stratton Mountain
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
Sunday River and
Syracuse University
Tazo Tea
Tetra Pak,  Inc.
The Evergreen State College
The Holland, Inc.
The Pepsi  Bottling Group,
The Tower Companies
Touchmark at Coffee Creek
Town of Mountain Village,
Town of Vail, CO
Triple Peaks LLC
Tualatin Valley Water District
U.S. Environmental
  Protection Agency
University of California,
  Santa Cruz
University of Central
University of Pennsylvania
Vail Resorts, Inc.
Warren Wilson College
Wells Fargo & Company
Western Washington
Westfield Valley Fair / Santa
  Clara, CA
Whatcom County, WA
WhiteWave Foods (Silk and
  Horizon Organic)
Whole Foods Market
X-nth Inc.
York Hospital


Purchaser Awards

On-Site Generation

City of Chico, CA

The city of Chico has demonstrated its commitment to green power
by installing two separate solar systems on city facilities. The first
installation was a 91 kilowatt solar photovoltaic system installed at
the city of Chico's downtown parking structure, which also provides
shade to parked vehicles. The second installation was a 1.1
megawatt solar system at the city's water pollution control plant,
which at the time of its installation was recognized as the world's
largest solar tracker system at a sewage treatment facility as well as
the state of California's largest municipal solar array. Together the
two municipally owned systems produce over 2 million kilowatt-hours annually. The waste
water treatment plant solar array provides approximately 40 percent of the facility's electricity
needs, resulting in a 55 percent utility cost savings compared with the previous year of
operation. City officials have said that the total cost savings of these systems would be
enough to hire three full-time police officers.

The city dedicated both installations by organizing events hosted by the mayor and attended
by local officials, state representatives and regional media. These events generated publicity
and raised the awareness of renewable energy within the community. The city government
also conducted targeted outreach to the broader community through newsletters, which was
further supported by the installation of an educational kiosk in the foyer of the Municipal
Center to educate visitors. The city of Chico has implemented a task force, with representa-
tion from community stakeholders, to assist in future sustainability endeavors.
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Purchaser Awards

On-Site Generation

Macy's, Inc. West Division

Macy's is a major U.S. retailer with over 900
locations throughout the U.S.  In 2007, the
company signed contracts to install solar power
systems totaling 8 megawatts at 28 stores in                       macys.com
California. Macy's initiative represents one of the
largest commitments to solar power of any major U.S. retailer in EPA's Green Power
Partnership. By combining energy efficiency measures with solar power, Macy's looks to
recognize a 40 percent reduction in utility-provided electricity, while locking into a fixed
electricity price over the life of the solar systems.

There were several interesting  challenges involved in Macy's purchasing process, including a
race against a California solar rebate funding deadline and the requirement to evaluate over
50 store rooftops, and complete 39 in-person surveys to ensure rooftop suitability for the solar
photovoltaic systems. Real estate hurdles were numerous, particularly for stores where Macy's
leases rather than owns the property.

Macy's promoted its green power purchase through a globally-launched press release. The
company also educated its employees on the benefits of green power through an employee
web cast and newsletter, and plans to promote the program to Macy's customers through a
"Macy's Goes Green" in-store event this fall.
Purchaser Awards

On-Site Generation

The Timberland Company

Timberland is an outdoor retail company
located in Statham, New Hampshire, with
78 stores across the U.S. At their California
distribution center, a 400 kilowatt onsite
solar array produces approximately 60
percent of the facility's electricity needs. In addition, Timberland also purchases wind-based
renewable energy certificates (RECs), representing approximately 3 percent of the entire
company's purchased electricity use. The company's commitment is part of a larger ongoing
company strategy to become carbon neutral by 2010. A five point strategy to achieve this goal
includes investments in green power, energy efficiency improvements and REC purchases.

Timberland creatively communicates their green power commitment  to customers through
several innovative methods. At every retail location Timberland provides brochures describing
the benefits of wind power with discounts available to  customers, with a web link for
customers to take action. Every store displays a window sticker communicating their carbon-
neutral commitment, and footwear packaging has a "nutrition label"  detailing the company's
commitment to green power.

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Purchaser Awards

Green Power Purchasing

Kohl's Department Stores

Based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, Kohl's
has 916 stores across 47 states. Kohl's voluntary
purchase of more than  201 million kilowatt-      <
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nearly 20 percent of the company's total
purchased electricity load, and was large
enough to place Kohl's  on EPA's National Top
25 and Top 10 Retail lists of green power purchasers.
Kohl's has communicated its commitment to green power internally by publishing the
information on their purchase on the company "intranet" website and by writing an article
about the company's involvement with EPA's Green Power Partnership. Further internal com-
munication to Kohl's associates is achieved with a video that highlights Kohl's green power

Kohl's is also a leading participant in EPA's Fortune 500 Green Power Challenge, a campaign
to double the green power purchases among Fortune 500 Partners to total more than five
billion kilowatt-hours annually.
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Purchaser Awards

Green Power Purchasing

New York University  (NYU)

With a renewable energy certificate (REC) purchase of nearly
119 million kilowatt-hours, New York University (NYU)
established itself as one of the largest green power
purchasers among colleges and universities. The
commitment represents  100 percent of the school's
purchased electricity use and is met with RECs generated
from New York and national wind resources. The NY-based
purchase demonstrates NYU's  commitment to further the
development of green power resources within New York State.
NYU has also taken action to spread the success of the university's green power purchase and
environmental responsibility actions to a broader audience. The university has developed a
Green Action Plan, which involves extensive outreach and joined the Environmental
Consortium composed of higher education institutions in the Hudson Valley and New York
region so the university could share best practices and expand communication among the
higher education community. NYU also joined the American College and University
President's Climate Commitment, which involves a pledge to create and implement a plan to
reduce carbon emissions.
New York University Green Action Plan

Purchaser Awards

Green Power Purchasing

PepsiAmericas, Inc.

PepsiAmericas is the second largest
Pepsi-Cola bottler in the world, with
$4 billion in revenue and operations
in the U.S. and 11 countries. Its 100 percent renewable energy certificate (REC) purchase of
just over 157 million kilowatt-hours ranked the company among the Top 100 percent green
power purchasers.

PepsiAmericas plans to use the consumer brand recognition of the Pepsi name to increase the
visibility of retail green power products around the world. PepsiAmericas is coordinating with
the leadership teams from other independent bottlers to maximize ongoing environmental
promotion activities that impact the Pepsi brand. The group is planning to develop a
consumer labeling program to promote the impact of their respective green power purchases
to stakeholders.

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Purchaser Awards

Green Power Purchasing

The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc.

The Pepsi Bottling Group is the largest manu-
facturer, seller and distributor of Pepsi-Cola
beverages such as Aquafina, SoBe Life Water,
Lipton and Sierra Mist. With 70,000
employees and more that $12 billion in
annual  sales, The Pepsi Bottling Group has operations in the U.S., Canada, Greece, Mexico,
Russia, Spain and Turkey. The Pepsi Bottling Group's own purchase of nearly 458 million
kilowatt-hours in renewable energy certificates (REC), represents 100 percent of the
company's total purchased electricity load, and places the bottler as the one of the largest
green power purchasers in the packaging and bottling industry, earning the company high
rankings on EPA's National Top 25  and 100% Green Power Purchaser lists.

The Pepsi Bottling Group also is working with the leadership teams of PepsiCo, from which
The Pepsi Bottling Group spun off  as an independent public company in 1999, and Pepsi's
other independent bottlers to develop a consumer labeling program that would expose nearly
200 million consumers to its green power message every day.

Purchaser Awards

Green Power Purchasing

Pepsi Bottling Ventures, LLC

Pepsi Bottling Ventures is one of the largest Pepsi Cola
bottlers in the United States. The company operates 18
bottling and distribution facilities in North Carolina,
Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and Long Island, New
York, serving over seven million customers. Based in
Raleigh, North Carolina, the company has demonstrated leadership in the U.S. Southeastern
and Mid Atlantic regions with its 100 percent, nearly 15 million kilowatt-hour renewable
energy certificate (REC) purchase.

In an effort to maximize the  ongoing promotion of green power and green power initiatives,
PepsiCo is working with Pepsi Bottling Ventures and other Pepsi Bottlers to develop a
consumer labeling program that highlights the use of renewable energy in the manufactur-
ing of beverages. For Pepsi Bottling Ventures, the effect of labeling all packaging with their
green power commitment extends to more than the Pepsi soft-drink brands and includes
Aquafina bottled water, Starbucks Frappuccino coffee drink, Tropicana and Dole products,
and Lipton  tea.
Purchaser  Awards
Green Power  Purchasing
Sloan Valve Company,  IL Manufacturing Facility
Sloan Valve Company's purchase of 20 million
kilowatt-hours of green power is a unique
commitment coming from a family-owned
plumbing equipment manufacturer. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of
water-conserving plumbing systems, driven by a mission of conservation that has been in
place since the company's birth over one hundred years ago. The firm has a long standing
commitment to green building and is an industry leader in new environmental products and
technologies, such as water-free urinals and solar-powered faucets.

Sloan Valve Company has helped advance the overall market for green power by showing
other manufacturers how they can be an integral part of green building efforts. The company
recently supplied the Chicago Center for Green Technology with water-efficient plumbing
fixtures to support the center's goal of helping professionals and home-owners learn about
the cost savings and environmental benefits of green technologies. Sloan Valve Company
labels its products with a visible "made with renewable energy" seal.

Purchaser Awards

Green Power Purchasing


In 2005, Starbucks purchased 185 million kilowatt-hours of wind-
based renewable energy certificates (RECs), matching 20 percent of
the company's purchased electricity use for its U.S. retail locations.
The company increased its annual purchase to match its aggressive
business growth, and in 2006, actually quadrupled its purchase of
green power. Starbucks is  among the largest purchasers on EPA's
National Top 25 and Top  10 Retail purchaser lists.
Starbucks also leverages its size and reach to engage its partners, suppliers and customers in
opportunities to address their own greenhouse gas emissions. By way of its website, launch of
Plant Green Game — a free online game, seasonal promotions, press releases, and six full-page
ads in The New York Times, Starbucks is drawing widespread attention to the benefits of
green power. The company is also using its influence to spur new renewable energy
development by encouraging its supply chain to purchase green power. The company is
leveraging its purchasing power with its green power provider to obtain favorable rates. The
company has plans to extend those "Starbucks preferred pricing rates" to 388 major supply
chain partners.

Purchaser Awards

Green Power Partner of the Year

City of Bellingham, WA

The city of Bellingham has demonstrated strong leadership in
the purchase and support of green power. In early 2007, by
way of a unanimous City Council vote, the Bellingham local
government chose to lead by example by purchasing 100
percent green power for all city owned facilities. This purchase
amounted to 25 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) annually. Later
the same year, the City partnered with the local utility's green
power program and a local non-profit organization to launch
the Bellingham Green Power Community Challenge. The goal
of the challenge was to increase green power purchasing among the city's citizens
businesses in route to meeting more than 2 percent of the city-wide electric load.
The citizens and businesses of Bellingham took note and followed the city government's
leadership by more than tripling the city's commitment of 25 million kWh over the six
month community challenge. The city's leadership also led other neighboring cities and
counties to organize their own green power purchases. Bellingham's purchase ranks among
the largest on EPA's Top 10 Local Government list of green power purchasers.

Purchaser Awards

Green Power Partner of the Year

Johnson & Johnson

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commitment by more than 94 million kilowatt-hours (kWh). Johnson & Johnson's green
power purchase of over 400 million kWh represents 39 percent of the company's total U.S.
purchased electricity use and includes the direct purchases of low-impact hydro, wind power,
on-site solar PV, and the purchase of renewable energy certificates from wind power and
biomass facilities. From 2005 through 2008, Johnson & Johnson plans to provide funding for
47 clean energy projects, resulting in an investment of more than $96 million.

Johnson & Johnson is participating in EPA's Fortune 500 Green Power Challenge and ranks
among the largest of the campaign's Fortune 500 purchasers. The size of the company's green
power purchase, along with its willingness to share its experiences, makes Johnson & Johnson
a leader in green power procurement.

        Purchaser Awards
        Green Power Partner of the Year
       Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc.
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Mohawk Fine Papers, head-
quartered in Cohoes, New
York, is one of the largest
premium paper manufacturers in North America. In 2003, Mohawk became one the first
large-scale paper production facilities in the United States to support its operations with wind
energy, with a renewable energy certificate purchase of 4 million kilowatt-hours. Since then,
Mohawk Fine Papers has progressively increased its level of purchase to more than 100
million kilowatt-hours annually. This represents 100 percent of the purchased electric use for
all of Mohawk's manufacturing, converting and distribution operations in New York and
Ohio. The company's most recent purchase was enough to place Mohawk Fine Papers among
EPA's National Top 25 list of green power purchasers.

Mohawk is also known in the industry for  its environmental standards and sustainable
stewardship practices. The company has worked to meet various environmental standards and
works to further the impact of their green power commitment through public education.

Purchaser Awards

Green Power Partner of the Year


PepsiCo is one of the world's largest food
and beverage companies with more than
$35 billion in 2006 revenues. Its principal
businesses include Frito-Lay snacks, Pepsi-
Cola beverages, Gatorade sports drinks,
Tropicana juices and Quaker foods. In
2007, PepsiCo purchased enough
renewable energy certificates (REC) to match 100 percent of the company's purchased
electricity load in the U.S. This purchase equates to more than 1 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh)
annually, and represents the largest U.S. REC purchase in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.

For more than eight years, PepsiCo has been improving energy and water efficiency across its
operations by focusing on resource conservation and investment in new technologies. This
effort has led to reductions in greenhouse gas emissions as well as energy and water costs. In
2007, PepsiCo was recognized as an Energy Star Partner of the Year by the EPA. Other sustain-
ability actions include engaging the company's strategic supply chain partners as well as
focusing on the  communication of these environmental efforts. To date, PepsiCo's leadership
has influenced three independent bottlers in buying an additional 681 million kWh of green
power annually. PepsiCo is being recognized for the company's leadership in encouraging its
business partners to procure green power to further reduce the environmental impacts
associated with purchased electricity use.

With this purchase, PepsiCo is also ranked as one of the largest purchasers in EPA's  Fortune
500 Green Power Challenge.
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Purchaser Awards

Green Power Partner of the Year


Staples is the world's largest office products company with
over 1,900 retail locations around the world and annual
sales of over $18 billion. The company demonstrates its
leadership and commitment to conservation and green
power initiatives by reducing energy consumption and
supporting renewable energy technologies that reduce
greenhouse gas emissions.
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Staples purchased nearly 122 million kilowatt-hours of green power, which represents more
than 20 percent of the company's purchased electricity use within the United States. This
purchase was large enough to place the company on both EPA's National Top 25 list and Top
10 Retail list of green power purchasers. The majority of Staples' green power consists of
renewable energy certificates, but the company also purchases direct green power through
various utility programs. In addition, Staples has aggressively pursued on-site roof-top solar
installations and now has nine active solar power systems on  distribution centers and retail
stores across the nation. The company is currently investigating other on-site projects
including wind power and fuel cells.

Staples also provides customers with thousands of environmentally preferable products and
in-store recycling options throughout its North American stores. The company continues to
lead through its green power initiatives and serves as an example to businesses interested in
learning more about green power. Staples is also an active participant in EPA's Fortune 500
Green Power Challenge and ranks as one of the largest purchasers in the challenge.

Purchaser Awards

Green Power Partner of the Year

Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company
with $540 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments,
mortgage and consumer finance to more than 23 million customers.
The company purchased 550 million kilowatt-hours of wind energy
each year for the next three years, a purchase that represents 42
percent of the company's total purchased electricity use on an annual
basis. To date, the company's purchase also represents the second
largest U.S. renewable energy certificate (REC) purchase in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.
Wells Fargo & Company is also a participant in EPA's Fortune 500 Green Power Challenge and
is one of the largest buyers of green power among participating Fortune 500 corporations.

The company's REC purchase supplements its energy conservation efforts and serves as a basis
from which the company promotes green power. Wells Fargo & Company became the first
financial services company in the U.S. to make green power available to customers through
its credit card Rewards Program. Wells Fargo & Company also established an Environmental
Finance unit to aggressively pursue sustainable financing opportunities such as green power
projects. The company has invested more than $250 million in wind and solar energy
projects, and plans to expand this part of their business in the future.
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Purchaser Awards

Green Power Partner of the Year

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market, one of the leading natural and organic
foods supermarkets, was the first Fortune 500 Company to
purchase wind power for 100 percent of its purchased electricity
use across its U.S. operations. This year the company increased its
purchase to over 509 million kilowatt-hours of wind-based
renewable energy certificates, keeping pace with the company's
continued growth. Whole Foods' purchase ranks among the largest in the Green Power
Partnership, placing the company on EPA's National Top 25 list, Top 10 Retail list and 100%
Green Power Purchaser list.

This year Whole Foods Market expanded upon its purchase to reach out to customers in new
and innovative ways. The Wind Power Card is a first-of-its kind retail product that makes
point-of-purchase green power sales easier than ever before both for the retailer and the
customer. Currently the company is selling the Wind Power Cards at over 100 locations

Showcasing wind power and its benefits has become standard operating procedure at this
grocery chain. Whole Foods Market is also a participant in EPA's Fortune 500 Green Power
Challenge and the company's purchase ranks among the largest of participating Fortune 500

Supplier Awards
New Green Power Program or Product
Constellation NewEnergy
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competitive retail electricity suppliers in North
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In a project with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Constellation NewEnergy
serves both as systems integrator and energy supplier, first facilitating the development of a
new 30 megawatt wind plant in Somerset County, PA, then providing a long-term wind
power purchase agreement to help the agency meet future demand.

Beginning in 2008, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission will receive 85 percent of
the wind project's power (and renewable energy certificate) output, representing a 70 million
kilowatt-hour annual wind purchase. The agreement is a model of the way in which
consumers can both drive the development of new wind, and in turn receive the benefit of
the long-term stable price.

It also adds to the growing list of renewable projects in states with competitive energy
markets, and validates that the power of competition is driving innovations in green energy.
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Supplier Awards

Renewable Energy Marketer


SDegrees is one of the leading U.S. providers of certified
renewable energy certificates (RECs). The company serves
over 300 corporate customers, including 28 Fortune 500
companies, with total sales at 3 billion kilowatt-hours of
Green-e Certified RECs. Its average participation rate in its
green pricing programs is 8.6 percent, or 4.5 times the
national average.
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SDegrees establishes long-term relationships with utilities to invest in and build their
voluntary renewable energy programs. It has contracts with more than 70 renewable energy
projects worldwide. Projects are located in the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, India,
Mexico, and New Zealand.

Supplier Awards

Renewable Energy Marketer

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nearly 2 billion kilowatt-hours annually.

Sterling Planet provides organizations access to the full range of renewable energy certificates
options in every U.S. region, including solar, wind, small or low impact hydro, geothermal
and organic bioenergy. The company's commitment to the sustainable, green power market
includes development of new supply sources. Current projects include wind, solar and organic
bioenergy generators under development in California, New York and other locations across
the nation.

Supplier Awards

Renewable Energy Marketer


SunEdison is one of North America's largest solar
energy services providers. By the end of 2007,
the company will have sold nearly 10 million
kilowatt-hours (kWh) of renewable solar energy
from existing plants in both voluntary and
compliance markets. New projects in which customers retain renewable energy certificates
include sites at Wal-Mart, Kohl's and several other customers.

SunEdison was one of the first to offer Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) exclusively based on
solar energy services. The company simplified the solar power proposition by financing,
installing, owning, operating, and maintaining the power plant at customer's facilities,
providing its customers relief from up-front capital expenditures, thus enabling more
widespread adoption. There is no premium under the company's PPA, and price is set for the
length of the agreement, ensuring energy budget predictability.
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Supplier Awards

Green Power Program of the Year

Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power

Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power's Blue
Sky Program is comprised entirely of new,
renewable energy resources. The organization
placed a purchase preference on new facilities,
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the last year total sales were over 336 million
kilowatt-hours, with a customer participation
rate of 3.4 percent. Today, more than 57,000
customers participate in the Blue Sky program.

Through the Blue Sky Block program the company helps make community-based projects
economically viable while further developing the renewable energy industry. In 2006, Pacific
Power and Rocky Mountain Power decided to invest surplus funds from customer purchases
in new, community-based renewable energy projects through the Blue Sky Funds awards;
bringing strong environmental, educational and economic benefits to local communities the
company serves. The company distributed $1.2 million in 2006, supporting the development
of 419.4 kilowatts of new solar generation and 5.4 kilowatts of new small wind generation.
The company is  also distributing approximately $1 million in 2007, supporting the
development of  406.9 kilowatts of new solar, 20 kilowatts of new small wind, and up to 20
kilowatts of new wave generation.

The Blue Sky program was the first utility green power program to initiate community
challenges that create a community network of support and effort. Locations of community
challenges in Utah, Washington and Oregon include Castle Valley, Moab, Salt Lake City, Park
City, Ogden City, Walla Walla, Corvallis, Lincoln City and Hood River. In addition, the
company supports residential community challenges among the Sundance and Kennecott
Daybreak communities in Utah.
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Supplier Awards

Green Power Program of the Year

Silicon Valley Power

November 2007 will mark the three year anniversary of
the Santa Clara Green Power program launch. The
program continues to grow rapidly, with at least 35
million kilowatt-hours sales in 2007, a 50 percent increase
over the previous year. The company's customer participa-
tion rate is an impressive 8.1 percent and still growing.
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Silicon Valley Power, the City of Santa Clara's municipal electric utility, estimates participa-
tion rates to reach 10 percent by year's end, thanks to a challenge issued by the Mayor and
City Council. The challenge proved to be an effective method to increase enrollments and
build additional support across the city government.

In 2006, the Santa Clara Green Power program also began offering a volume discount for
large purchases. Customers found this successful tactic of offering tiered volume pricing for
large purchases very appealing, so plans are in place to develop other supply pricing options.

Silicon Valley Power's impressive results are also being driven by outreach efforts, including
direct mail campaigns, utility bills envelope messages, newsletters, radio ads and outreach at
local events.

Market Development Awards
Green Power Beacon Award
The Western Washington Green Power Campaign
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The Western Washington Green
Power Campaign is outstanding
for its unique collaboration
among diverse parties and multi-
tiered marketing approach. The
campaign combined the efforts of
four regional utilities: Puget
Sound Energy, Snohomish
County Public Utility District,
Seattle City Light, and Tacoma
Power, with renewable energy
provider Bonneville Environmen-
tal Foundation (BEF), Belo
Marketing Solutions (sister
company to KING 5,  the region's
largest broadcast television
network), and two long-standing
BEF customers, Batdorf &
Bronson Coffee Roasters and Dagoba Organic Chocolate. The participants collaborated on a
multi-tiered marketing campaign to promote awareness of green power in the region and to
encourage new customers to enroll in their green power programs. The heart of the program
was the television and internet-based campaign which included the following elements, all
specially created for the campaign: television spots which aired over 335 times between April
and June 2007, advertising on KING 5's web site, e-mails to over 110,000 registered users of
KING 5's web site; and development of unique web landing pages by each of the participating
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entities, to create a common "look and feel" that tied together the campaign. In addition, the
campaign distributed over 2 million utility bill inserts and provided special training for utility
customer-service representatives. Another key element of the campaign was the voluntary
contribution by BEF customers Batdorf & Bronson and Dagoba Organic Chocolate of gift
packs for new customers, containing a bag of Dancing Goats blend coffee, which features a
Green-e logo on each package, with a 10% discount offer and a Dagoba Organic Chocolate
bar. To date, the partner utilities have reported great success, with increases of 12% - 29% in
the number of enrollments, and the Western Washington Green Power campaign continues
to generate new customers.

Market  Development Awards

Green Power Pilot Award

Clif Bar

Clif Bar has fostered a unique national partnership program through its
sponsorship of the Bonneville Environmental Foundation's SkiGreen™
program. SkiGreen, the first point-of-purchase Green Tag, contributes to the
viability of the green power market by making it simple to offset carbon
emissions. While purchasing their lift tickets, ski resort guests can also
purchase SkiGreen tags to offset their travel to and from the ski hill. Each
tag represents 100 kWh of Green-e certified wind energy and offsets about
150 miles of driving. SkiGreen tags, represented as a sticker,  are an easy way
for skiers to display their commitment to the future of not only the sport,
but also the Earth.
Clif Bar's corporate values shine through in their partnerships with ski resorts. The company
underwrites to green lifts at many of its partner ski resorts such as Alta Ski Area in Utah,
Telluride Resort in Colorado, and Stevens Pass in Washington. Clif Bar's field representatives
perform outreach to their ski resort partners and the snow-sports public, matching promotion
of their food products with renewable energy and other efforts toward environmental

Additional SkiGreen outreach efforts have included educational presentations for National Ski
Area Association (NSAA) members, public relations to outdoor sports media, and an event
held in conjunction with the 2007 Sundance Film Festival promoted the SkiGreen program to
the public and the entertainment industry.

The SkiGreen program launched during the 2003/2004 winter season with only one partici-
pating ski resort. Currently, the program has grown to include over 21 ski resorts nationally.
With Clif Bar's support, SkiGreen has shown that even small incremental contributions, like
purchasing a SkiGreen tag, can ultimately make a great difference.

Clif Bar & Co. (www.clifbar.com) is a leading maker of all-natural and organic energy and
nutrition foods and drinks, including the CLIF® BAR energy bar and LUNA®, The Whole
Nutrition Bar for Women. Focused on great food and sustainability, Clif Bar & Co. works
diligently to reduce its footprint on the planet from the field to the final product.

 Market  Development  Awards

 Green Power Pioneer Award

John Schaeffer

 For the past thirty years, John Schaeffer has helped to bring renewable
 energy products to a much wider mainstream market. He sold the very
 first PV solar panel in the world at retail in 1978 from the first Real
 Goods store in Willits, California and continued to sell solar and
 renewable energy supplies for the next 30 years. Throughout this time,
 his company has solarized over 60,000 homes. Gaiam Real Goods has
 grown into one of the foremost global sources for tools and information
 on renewable energy and sustainable living. John is also the editor of
 the Real Goods Solar Living Source Book, now in its thirteenth edition.
 The Source Book offers information on everything from passive solar
 design, to photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind power, hydro, green building, permaculture,
 relocalization and even green burial. It features maps, wiring diagrams, formulae, charts, and
 solar sizing worksheets to bring consumers a greater understanding of renewable energy. In
 1995, John created the Solar Living Center in Hopland, California, a 12-acre educational
 demonstration site powered by solar and wind which hosts nearly 250,000 visitors annually.
 The Center is also home of the Solar Living Institute and the annual energy festival, SolFest,
 now in its 13th year. He founded and remains Board Chair of  the educational non-profit Solar
 Living Institute, dedicated to promoting renewable energy through inspirational environmen-
 tal education with workshops such as "Planning and Building Your Solar Electric System" and
 Solar Boot Camps for beginners and professionals alike. John has been instrumental in
 helping people bring renewable energy into their homes and everyday lives.
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Market  Development Awards

Green Power Pioneer Award

Bill Spratley

For the past three decades, Bill Spratley has shown tremendous
commitment in encouraging the growth of the renewable energy
market while ensuring consumer protection. Since 2001, Bill has
served as Executive Director of Green Energy Ohio (GEO), a non-profit
organization dedicated to promoting environmentally sustainable
energy policies and practices in Ohio. Under his leadership, GEO
developed and distributed "Ohio Renewable Energy Magazine,"  (2007)
a statewide, full-color renewable energy resource featuring installation
case studies,  showcasing by region the state-of-the-art solar, wind and
biomass technologies. Other  educational programs have included
regional community energy workshops and GEO's RenewOhio campaign, which provided
outreach to eighty-eight counties through presentations and projects. With Bill as the
conference chair, GEO was the host planner, organizer and developer of the American Solar
Energy Society SOLAR 2007 National Conference in Cleveland. The conference theme,
"Sustainable  Energy Puts America To Work" explored the state's  enormous potential for job
creation in manufacturing, distributing and installing clean energy; the conference had the
largest attendance to date in  the 36-year history of the event.

Bill's consumer protection efforts in renewable energy policy have shown great vision in
public service. As the State of Ohio's first Consumers' Counsel, 1977-1993, Bill was founding
President of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA). He
headed the PhotoVoltaics4You National Consumer Project to assist state utility consumer
advocates in understanding solar electric issues. Bill served on U.S. Department of Energy
advisory boards under Presidents Carter, Bush and Clinton.  He also served on the Green
Power Board of the Green-e Renewable Energy Certification Program for 6 years. Bill's
continuous contributions have been outstanding in instilling consumer confidence in the
green power  market that he has worked tirelessly to promote.

2006 Green Power Leadership Award Winners
EPA's Green Power Purchaser Awards

On-Site Generation
Chena Hot Springs Resort
County of Butte, CA Government Center
San Diego Unified School District

Green Power Purchasing
Coldwater Creek
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Staples, Inc.
Stonyfield Farm
The Holland, Inc.
The Tower Companies
Vail Resorts
WhiteWave Foods Company

Green Power Partner of the Year
Aspen Skiing Company
HSBC - North America
Johnson & Johnson
Starbucks Coffee Company
Whole Foods Market

DOE's Green Power Supplier Awards

New Green Power Program or Product
Silicon Valley Power, City of Santa Clara, CA

Renewable Energy Technology Supplier
Community Energy

Program of the Year—Honorable Mention
We Energies

Program of the Year
Portland General Electric (PGE)
CRS' Market Development Awards

Green Power Beacon Award
We Energies - Energy for Tomorrow Program
Whole Foods Market and Renewable Choice Energy

Green Power Pilot Award - Honorable Mention
Energy for Keeps

Green Power Pilot Award
SmartPower and the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund

Green Power Pioneer Award
Brent Alderfer & Eric Blank, Co-founders, Community Energy, Inc
Jim Burke, Sacramento Municipal Utility District

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