Project Type: Livestock Methane Emissions Avoidance Standard: Gold Standard Estimated Emissions Avoidance: ~385,000 tonnes over 10 years Location: Mexico Project Description The project provides small-scale and subsistence farmers with cookstoves, biofuel, and organic fertilizer that generate savings, increase crop yields and incomes, helping improve livelihoods. Over the course of 4 […]
Project Type: Wind Energy Location: South Dakota Vintage: 2019 Standards: Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Capacity: 162 MW Project Description The 162 MW Crow Lake Wind Project located east of Chamberlain, South Dakota hosts 108 wind turbines, generating renewable energy and displacing electricity from the grid. 100 of the 1.5 MW turbines are owned by Prairiewinds SD […]
Location: Cortez, CO Year: 2022 Standard: Green-e Impact: Electrical production of MWh/year Beneficiaries: Cortez Solar 1, LLC The Totten Solar Project, located in Cortez, CO and developed by OneEnergy, LLC, provides local, renewable energy to a rural region seeking local jobs, local control of their energy sources, and cheaper electricity bills. A OneEnergy project developer remarked […]
Location: Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wisconsin Year: 2021 Standard: Green-e Impact: Electrical production of 3,000 MWh/year Beneficiaries: Strobus, LLC The Strobus Solar Project, developed by OneEnergy Renewables, became fully operational in Summer 2021, providing new clean energy to the local grid and providing an additional source of revenue to a local family-owned nursery and […]
Location: Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wisconsin Year: 2021 Standard: Green-e Impact: Electrical production of 5,000 MWh/year Beneficiaries: Blue Prairie Solar, LLC The Blue Prairie Solar Project, developed by OneEnergy Renewables, started commercial operations late summer 2021, providing electricity to the local grid as well as additional revenue to a local farm family. The family, who […]
Project Type: Renewable Energy- New Renewables Portfolio Location: Forest City, Winnebago County, Iowa Year: 2019 Standard: Green-e Impact: Electrical production of ~6,000 MWh/year Beneficiaries: Butter Solar, LLC Project Description The Forest City Solar Project, owned by Butter Solar, LLC, is the first project to be developed for Native’s New Renewables Portfolio. The Portfolio is designed to enable renewable energy buyers […]
Wind energy saves money and provides hands-on training at Indiana schools. Carbon Model: Help Build™ Carbon Project Type: Wind Energy Location: Northern Indiana, U.S. Volume: 39,000 metric tonnes Standard: Verified Carbon Standard Project Details Reeling from the recession and increased energy costs, school administrators in Indiana sought ways to stretch budgets and keep […]
Location: Coke County, TX Project Start Date: 2008 Standard: Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Project Owner: NextEra Energy Resources Capacity: 662.5 MW Project Details NativeEnergy worked with NextEra, one of the largest wind energy developers in the US, to utilize carbon offset revenues to help accelerate the development of wind projects. The Capricorn Ridge Wind Project was the first wind project […]
Project Type: Renewable Energy Location: Roger Mills and Beckham Counties, Oklahoma Project Start Date: 2012 Standard: Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Project Owner: ACCIONA Capacity: 132 MW Project Description This project partners with ACCIONA to utilize carbon offset revenues to help accelerate the development of wind projects. The Big Smile Wind Farm at Dempsey Ridge is located […]
Project type: Methane destruction Location: Waterloo, New York Offset Vintage: 2015 Standard: American Carbon Registry This project, in Waterloo, NY, voluntarily captures landfill gas (composed primarily of the greenhouse gas methane) and converts it into a reliable source of electricity. This project prevents methane generated at the landfill from entering the atmosphere. Owned and operated by […]
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