Green Power Partnership

Green Power Partnership Eligible Organizations

The Green Power Partnership is open to all organizations operating within the United States, except for sellers, suppliers, or marketers of green power (i.e., “providers”).

Eligible organizations can include:

  • Public and privately held corporations and businesses
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Educational institutions, including K-12 schools, colleges, and universities

Organizations ineligible to join the program include:

  • Green power providers, including utilities, electricity suppliers, and renewable energy project developers
  • Individuals and private residences

Review the steps for joining the Green Power Partnership.

Green power providers and those that sell or market any green power products are not eligible for Partnership. EPA reserves the right to limit Partnership if an organization gives the impression that they are a provider or supplier of green power.

Individuals and private residences are not eligible to join the Green Power Partnership, but their green power use can count towards the requirements of becoming a Green Power Community (GPC). For more information on how communities can join the program, visit our Green Power Communities page.

EPA encourages individuals and homeowners to take advantage of the tools and resources on this website when considering a purchase or on-site installation of green power. The process of procuring green power for individuals and homeowners is similar to that of organizations.

Small Businesses

EPA encourages small businesses to join the Green Power Partnership program. EPA provides a number of resources for small business owners, which provide strategies for reducing your energy consumption and taking advantage of green power. For more information, please visit the Clean Energy for Small Businesses Web page.