GDF SUEZ Energy Resources Supplies Renewable Energy Certificates for Seventh Consecutive Year to 2016 Globalcon Conference & Expo

The move reinforces the retail energy supplier's commitment to supporting the Association of Energy Engineers' global sustainability goals.

Mar 01, 2016, 05:05 ET from GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA

BOSTON, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh consecutive year, GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, Inc. – the third-largest non-residential electricity provider in the United States – will supply renewable energy certificates (RECs) to the Globalcon Conference & Expo.  The Association of Energy Engineers' (AEE) 2016 event will be held March 9-10 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. 

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, which will rebrand under the ENGIE name in 2016, is supplying a quantity of Green-e® Energy Certified RECs targeted to match the expected electricity consumption during the two-day conference and expo. 

These certificates represent the environmental attributes of electricity generated from wind, solar, and other renewable generation facilities that meet certain vintage and production standards.  Organizations that use RECs to offset their indirect greenhouse gas emissions help fund the operation and development of domestic sources of renewable energy.

"It's an honor to continue our long-standing support of AEE's commitment to clean energy," said JD Burrows, Vice President of Marketing for GDF SUEZ Energy Resources.  "We share in the organization's dedication to environmental responsibility and are proud to help the association strike the right balance between operational objectives and sustainable priorities."  

AEE Executive Director Albert Thumann said, "The supply of green power reflects our ongoing effort to reduce the environmental impact of the conference and educate professionals on the importance of sustainable strategies.  We're pleased to have the continued backing of an industry leader like GDF SUEZ Energy Resources to help us achieve that as we work to keep eco-friendly energy management at the forefront of discussions on industry best practices." 

Globalcon is aimed at business, industry, and government leaders who are seeking energy solutions that assure a safe, secure power supply and effective management of costs.  Attendees can visit the GDF SUEZ Energy Resources booth, No. 706, to investigate how the company can assist them with strategies for mitigating commodity market risks, managing demand and consumption, and maximizing the opportunities of competitive energy markets. 

About AEE
The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is a nonprofit professional society with over 17,500 members in 98 countries.  The mission of AEE is "to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for Sustainable Development."  AEE offers a full array of informational outreach programs including seminars (live, on demand, and internet based), conferences, journals, books, and certification programs.

For more about AEE, visit www.aeecenter.org. Follow the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) on LinkedIn, Twitter: @AEE, and Facebook

About GDF SUEZ Energy Resources
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, which will rebrand under the ENGIE name in 2016, is the third-largest non-residential retail electricity supplier in the United States and currently serves commercial, industrial, and institutional customers in 14 markets: Delaware, Texas, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Connecticut, Ohio, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Washington, D.C.  The company serves over 61,000 accounts for customers having a peak demand ranging from 50 KW to more than 200 MW, with an estimated peak load totaling nearly 10,000 MW.  The company offers electricity service to residential and small business customers under the brand Think Energy®.

For more about GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, visit www.gdfsuezenergyresources.com or call 1-866-999-8374.  Follow GDF SUEZ Energy Resources on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.  GDF SUEZ Energy Resources is part of the North America business unit of ENGIE, which participates in a range of energy businesses in the U.S. and Canada, including electricity generation and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and sales, and retail energy sales, as well as services to help customers run their facilities more efficiently and optimize their energy use and expense.

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