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Non-Profit Renewable (Alternate) Organizations
Last Updated on:  04/03/2013 08:20 AM

(Aha) American Hydrogen Association:  is a non-profit association of individuals and institutions, technical and non-technical, who are dedicated to the advancement of inexpensive, clean and safe hydrogen energy systems.
(Ciesin) Consortium For International Earth Science Information Network:   
(Eaa) Electric Automobile Association:  an organization since 1967 that has been a great resource for those interested in Evs and they want to help you drive an EV today. 
3e Strategies:   is a non-profit in Bend concentrating on responsible lifestyles, including energy issues.
Acee (American Council For An Energy-Eficient Economy) :  nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection.  / (added 09/2005)
African Wind Energy Association Afriwea:  AfriWEA is a non-profit organisation formed in 2002 to encourage manufacturers, developers, governments, renewable energy owners and individuals to promote and support wind energy development on the African continent.
Alliance For Affordable Energy:  The Alliance is a non-profit, public interest, membership organization dedicated to creating fair, affordable, environmentally responsible,
Alliance For Bio-Integrity:  community-based energy policies for Louisiana and the nation. Founded in 1985, today the Alliance serves Louisiana's 1.8 million electric and gas rate payers by promoting citizen participation in the decision-making process, conducting community education campaigns on energy issues, helping citizens and businesses become more energy efficient, and working together for lower energy bills. Located in New Orleans, Louisiana
Alliance For The Wild Rockies:   
Alternative Energy Institute :   
Alternative Technology Association:  Alternative Energy Institute is a non-profit organization that promotes renewable energy technologies.
American Council For An Energy-Efficient Economy (Aceee):  is an Australian community group that aims to use and promote technology working in harmony with the environment. 
American Council For An Energy-Efficient Economy (Aceee) :  nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection.  / (added 09/2005)
American Forests :  ACEEE is a non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection. It conducts technical and policy assessments, and offers advice and information. 
American Hydrogen Association (Aha):   
American Water Works Association (Awwa):  is a non-profit association of individuals and institutions, technical and non-technical, who are dedicated to the advancement of inexpensive, clean and safe hydrogen energy systems.
American Wind Energy Association (Awea):  The American Wind Energy Association advocates the development of wind energy as a reliable energy alternative in the United States and around the world. 
Andrew Keefe:  A nonprofit organization that promotes wind power. Excellent source of news on projects and growth of wind energy in the USA as well as the world. Joining their mailing list discussion group for small wind energy systems is a must if you are considering putting up a wind turbine.
Appliance Recycling Centers Of America (Arca):  describes an undergraduate project entitled "Improving Hill Tribe Education with Solar Power" that took place on the Thai-Burmese border in 2001. / (added 09/2005)
Arcosanti :   
Arizona Solar Center :   
Association Of World Citizens :  Non-profit organization with information and links. 
  
Australian Ecogeneration Association:  Non-profit research, development and demonstration Cooperative Research Centre (universities, companies, electricity suppliers) 
Australian Environment :  An independent, non-profit industry organisation, which encourages the growth of cogeneration and represents the interests of cogenerators and distributed generators. 
Awea (American Wind Energy Association):   
Awwa (American Water Works Association):  A nonprofit organization that promotes wind power. Excellent source of news on projects and growth of wind energy in the USA as well as the world. Joining their mailing list discussion group for small wind energy systems is a must if you are considering putting up a wind turbine. / (added 09/2005)
Basea (Boston Area Solar Energy Association):  BAFF initiates and supports projects to develop the production and use of biofuels.  / (added 09/2005)
Beyond Pesticides :  encourages the use of solar and other renewable energy sources in the greater Boston area through educational and service activities. Located in Somerville, Massachusetts
Bioiesel America:  BAFF initiates and supports projects to develop the production and use of biofuels. 
Boston Area Solar Energy Association (Basea):  BlackRhinoceros gathers in one place over a thousand links to online Action Alerts in these areas of environmental concern: Biodiversity, Conservation, Energy, Environmental Justice, Habitat and Pollution.  / (added 09/2005)
Botanic Gardens Conservation International :  encourages the use of solar and other renewable energy sources in the greater Boston area through educational and service activities. Located in Somerville, Massachusetts
California Global Warming Campaign:  California Cars Initiative, advocacy and technology development for "gas-optional or plug-in" hybrid vehicles.
California Hydrogen Business Council:   
California League Of Conservation Voters (Clcv):  a nonprofit for educating the public, journalists and government officials on the approaching hydrogen economy.
California Zev Alliance:   
CampUS Green Vote :  Large Scale Grid-Tied Demonstration Photovoltaic Project website documents the design, installation, and on going performance of a 20 kW photovoltaic array located in Grand Rapids Michigan. / (added 09/2005)
Center For Social And Economic Research On The Global Environment :   
Centre For Alternative Technology :  nonprofit organization in Orlando, Florida dedicated to promoting renewable energy through public awareness, political advocacy, and individual initiative. / (added 09/2005)
NEW  Clean Energy Now: After seven years the Cape Wind project is coming to the end of the regulatory review process and getting closer than ever to being built. The number of decisions, determinations, statements, certificates and milestones, since the project was first proposed in 2001, has consistently found that the public interests would be served by this clean, renewable energy project. But the significant benefits from Cape Wind could be delayed by the well funded opponents, who have promised to drag this visionary project through a lengthy court battle, because they think that YOU and I are going to give up.
Coalition For Clean Air:  The Climate Group is a non-profit organisation working to harvest this knowledge. For the first time, the pioneering experience of corporations, governments and financiers across the globe will be captured, analyzed and made available for others to learn from.
Common Purpose For Clean Energy:  Renewable Energy Project: The Environmental Science Mobile Laboratory. PV, micro-wind, & biodiesel
Ducks Unlimited :  Nonprofit association promotes wind energy and publishes information on wind energy and wind turbines.
Ecotrust :  web based discussion forums for sustainable living and technology. 
Ef Schumacher Society:   
Electric Auto Association (Eaa):  an educational non-profit organization founded in 1980. Our programs demonstrate that both social and environmental sustainability can be achieved by applying the values of human-scale communities and respect for the natural environment to economic issues.  / (added 09/2005)
Electric Boat Association Of The Americas:  an organization since 1967 that has been a great resource for those interested in Evs and they want to help you drive an EV today. 
Endangered Species Coalition :  EPRI is a non-profit organization committed to providing science and technology-based solutions to global energy customers. The EPRI site shares its wealth of scientific research, technology development, and product implementation to commercial and residential sectors. / (added 09/2005)
Energy4younet:  includes info for prospective solar energy system particularly PV owners and solar experts looking for informational resources
Enersol Associates :  looks at ways of improving efficiency around the home. We will also take a look at alternative energy sources. Such as solar and wind energy.
Environment California :  Nonprofit organization working to improve the quality of life in rural areas of developing countries by fostering the use of solar energy for rural development.
Environmental Defense Fund:   
European Center For Nature Conservation :  (German/English) since 1998 we have evolved into one of the largest fair and congress organizations specializing in the renewable energy and energy efficient building industry.
Global Forest Watch :  provides on-line information on green building and design including the Green Design Network with a Green Building Resource Center on-line newsletters Regional Resource Directories and more, as well as a link library and green bookstore.
Global Green Usa:  GFW tracks corporations, government agencies, and individuals that are sponsoring forest development, mapping out where these actors are operating, and monitoring the degree to which they follow management laws and regulations. 
Global Network For Environmental Technology :   
Global Response :   
Globe Program :  Global Response gives you the names and addresses of people who are killing the Earth, educates you about the situation and encourages you to join their international network of dedicated activists. 
Green Energy Ohio:  is a non-profit organization that promotes international community-based renewable energy projects.
Green Institute:  Green Energy Ohio is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting environmentally and economically sustainable energy policies and practices in Ohio   Located in Cleveland, Ohio
Green Net:  The Green Institute is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote environmental stewardship and create economic opportunity through sustainable community development. We pursue this mission through programs, projects, and initiatives centering on sustainable development, energy conservation, recycling of materials, and other related efforts.  Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota / (added 09/2005)
Igshpa (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association):  The International Conservation Awareness Network (ICAN21)is based in southwest England and holds conservation camps where you can take part in ecology and renewable energy projects.
Illinois Renewable Energy Association:  IGSHPA is a non-profit group that supports the ground source heat pump industry. / (added 09/2005)
Indirail: A Clean Transportation System:  IREA is a group of people who are interested in energy efficiency, renewable energy and earth friendly technology.
Institute For Energy And Environmental Research:  A University of Colorado at Boulder non-profit student organization dedicated to advancing the use and knowledge of biodiesel. Includes upcoming events, member profiles, and Project Yellow Bus, an effort to teach kids about renewable energy.
International Fund For Animal Welfare (Ifaw) :  The International Climate Change Partnership (ICCP) is a global coalition of companies and trade associations from diverse industries committed to constructive and responsible participation in the international policy process concerning global climate change. The ICCP recognizes that the continued growth in emissions of greenhouse gases is an important concern for all nations and that efforts are underway internationally and in national governments to develop policies that address this concern.  Located in Pennsylvania, United States
International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (Igshpa):   / (added 09/2005)
International Institute For Sustainable Development :  The International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) is a non-profit, member driven organization established in 1987 to advance geothermal heat pump (GHP) technology on local, state, national and international levels. 
Interstate Renewable Energy Council:  nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the thermoelectric industry, science, and technology. 
Iowa Renewable Energy Association :  U.S. non-profit organization committed to accelerating the sustainable utilization of renewable energy. Information about incentives and other programs to encourage use of solar and other renewable energy. 
Jane Goodall Institute :  Nonprofit organization promoting use of renewable energy and energy conservation in Iowa's homes, farms, and schools. / (added 09/2005)
Maine Interfaith Power And Light:  an educational organization formed to promote the use of solar energy and to share information on the subject between its members and the public.
Mid America Electric Auto Association:  is committed to pursuing a vision that when achieved will result in solar electric power being accepted in the Pacific Northwest as an essential technology in the global energy mix. 
Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA):  Non-profit organization founded in 1990 that promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration.  The MREA offers renewable energy workshops throughout the Midwest and hosts the annual Energy Fair each June in Custer, WI.
Murdoch University Energy Research Institute:  Grassroots organization founded in 1990 to promote the use of renewable energy solar power, wind power etc and host to the Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair held annually at Custer, WI
National Association For Environmental Management :  WebRAPS provides info and case studies of RE systems in Western Australia. See systems working on line and access performance data of RE systems.  / (added 09/2005)
National Environmental Education And Training Foundation :  free information and impartial advice on solar, wind, hydropower, green electricity, wood heating, and biomass.
Native Forest Network - International Environmental Forest Protection Group :  The National Wildlife Federation explains the link between climate change Fish and wildlife. 
No Nukes Org :  Nonprofit membership organization run by volunteers dedicated to expanding the development and commercialization of new industrial, energy, and non-food consumer uses of renewable agricultural, forestry, livestock and marine products. / (added 09/2005)
North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (Ncsea):   
Nrdc (Natural Resources Defense Council):  A non-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization. It was founded in 1974 to foster the use of renewable and sustainable energy, the responsible use of non-renewable forms of energy, and to convey the value of these practices for the preservation of the environment.
Ocean Conservancy :  Information on renewable energy, energy conservation and the environmental impacts of energy emissions, from the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Organic Consumers Association :  OCF's EP is a sustainable technology haven in the middle of the world's best crafts/alternative fair. 
Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute:  a Thailand-based non-profit project that provides technical support and advocacy for grid-interconnected small-scale renewable energy in SE Asia. / (added 09/2005)
Planning And Conservation League:  People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals  / (added 09/2005)
Preferred Energy Incorporated (Pei):   
Public Interest Research Groups (Pirg):  A non-profit organization that promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency and demand-side management in the Philippines. Site includes company information, projects, press releases, news and contact information. / (added 09/2005)
Renew America:  a grass-roots safe-energy organization. They promote renewables as an alternative to nuclear and fossil fuel. / (added 09/2005)
Renew Wisconsin :   
Renewable Energy Long Island:  Nonprofit organization promoting clean energy strategies for powering state's economy in an environmentally responsible manner.
Renewable Energy Vermont:  the only membership-based not-for-profit organization on Long Island promoting clean, sustainable energy use and generation for Long Island. RELI seeks public participation in energy policy decisions to encourage energy efficiency, use of renewable energy sources, and to protect our environment, economy, and public health. 
Renewable Northwest Project:  is dedicated to the promotion of renewable energy and the renewable energy industry in Montpelier, Vermont.
Save Our Environment :  Save Endangered Wild Places 
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society:   
Sea Tutle Restoration Project :  The police of the sea. Send them money. You won't be sorry.
Self (Solar Electric Light Fund):   
Sesci (Solar Energy Society Of Canada Inc):  is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1990 to promote, develop, and facilitate solar rural electrification and energy self- sufficiency in developing countries.
Smart Wood:  Non-profit Canadian organization, working to promote the awareness, understanding and use of solar energy in Canada. Includes information on photovoltaic uses, cost, sizing, northern climate considerations, and third world applications. 
Solar Century:   
Solar Electric Light Fund Inc (Self):  non-profit helps build markets for solar power. They feature a solar buyers club plus an investment forum.
Solar Energy Society Of Canada Inc (Sesci):  is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1990 to promote, develop, and facilitate solar rural electrification and energy self- sufficiency in developing countries.
Solar Living Institute:  Nonprofit charitable organization established to advance the awareness, understanding and use of solar energy in Canada. / (added 09/2005)
South African Wind Energy Association:  introduces the public to the many resources offered by The Solar Living Institute. These include seasonal workshops in renewable energy applications; a 12-acre site demonstrating sustainable design techniques and technologies; and several public events including our annual SolFest and Earthday celebrations.  Located in Hopland, California
The Climate Group :  is a climate change search space dedicated to promoting public policy that addresses global climate change through reductions in carbon and other emissions, energy conservation renewable energy sources and ending deforestation.
The Earth Building Foundation:  The Climate Group is a non-profit organisation working to harvest this knowledge. For the first time, the pioneering experience of corporations, governments and financiers across the globe will be captured, analysed and made available for others to learn from.
The Farm :  includes info for prospective solar energy system particularly PV owners and solar experts looking for informational resources
The Solar Living Institute:  The police of the sea. Send them money. You won't be sorry.
The Utility Reform Network:  introduces the public to the many resources offered by The Solar Living Institute. These include seasonal workshops in renewable energy applications; a 12-acre site demonstrating sustainable design techniques and technologies; and several public events including our annual SolFest and Earthday celebrations.  Located in Hopland, California
United Nations Sustainable Development :  formerly World Covervation Monitoring Centre.  UNEP-WCMC, in partnership with the public and private sector, has commenced work on Project Proteus to develop a knowledge management system that will enable easy access to wide-ranging information and analytical services about the environment and the living world. 
University Leaders For A Sustainable Future :   
Utility Reform Network:  Works In Partnership With More Than 275 Signatories Of The Talloires Declaration And Other Colleges And Universities Pursuing Sustainability. 
Weea (World Energy Efficiency Association):   
West Wales Eco Centre:  WEEA is composed of developed and developing country institutions and individuals charged with increasing energy efficiency. Assist developing and industrializing countries in accessing information on energy efficiency. 
Wildlands Project :  We're spirited people protecting America's Wilderness since 1935 through the potent combination of science, advocacy and education. Our Mission-Deliver to future generations an unspoiled legacy of wild places, with all the precious values they hold: Biological diversity; clean air and water; towering forests, rushing rivers, and sage-sweet, silent deserts.  What We Do-We brings to bear our scientific expertise, analysis and bold advocacy at the highest levels to save, protect and restore America's wilderness areas. / (added 09/2005)
World Environmental Organization :  WEEA is composed of developed and developing country institutions and individuals charged with increasing energy efficiency. Assist developing and industrializing countries in accessing information on energy efficiency. 

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