Industry Leadership

3Degrees Awards

  • #1 REC Trading Company in North America (Environmental Finance, 2013)
  • Best for the World for Worker Impact (B Lab, 2013)
  • Non-Utility Green Power Supplier of the Year (EPA, 2013)
  • Non-Utility Green Power Supplier of the Year (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2011)
  • #1 REC Trading Company in North America (Environmental Finance, 2011)
  • #1 U.S. Renewable Energy Certificates Dealer (Energy Risk Magazine, 2011)
  • #2 U.S. Voluntary Emissions Reductions Dealer (Energy Risk Magazine, 2011)
  • Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies (Inc. Magazine, 2011)
  • Non-Utility Green Power Supplier of the Year (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2010)
  • #1 REC Trading Company in North America (Environmental Finance, 2010)
  • #2 U.S. Renewable Energy Certificates Dealer (Energy Risk Magazine, 2010)
  • #2 U.S. Voluntary Emissions Reductions Dealer (Energy Risk Magazine, 2010)
  • 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area (San Francisco Business Times, 2010)
  • Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies (Inc. Magazine, 2010)
  • 100 Largest Private Companies in the Bay Area (San Francisco Business Times, 2010)
  • Non-Utility Green Power Supplier of the Year (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2009)
  • Environmental Enterprise Award (Acterra Business Environmental Network, 2009)
  • #2 REC Trading Company in North America (Environmental Finance, 2009)
  • #2 U.S. Renewable Energy Certificates Dealer (Energy Risk Magazine, 2009)
  • #2 U.S. Voluntary Emissions Reductions Dealer (Energy Risk Magazine, 2009)
  • Large Commercial Green Power Supplier of the Year (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2008)
  • #1 REC Trading Company in North America (Environmental Finance Magazine, 2008)
  • #1 Trading Company in GHG Voluntary Markets (Environmental Finance Magazine, 2008)
  • #1 U.S. Renewable Energy Certificates Dealer (Energy Risk Magazine, 2008)
  • Renewable Energy Marketer of the Year (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2007)

Industry Firsts

  • Brought to market nation’s first grid-connected tidal power RECs (2013)
  • Executed first transfer on The Gold Standard Foundation’s carbon offset registry (2009)
  • Executed first voluntary REC option trade in the U.S. (2008)
  • Purchased carbon offsets from the Climate Action Registry's first registered project (2007)
  • 3Degrees co-leads the formation of the Renewable Energy Markets Association (2007)

Partner Awards

  • Dominion Virginia Power: Green Power Supplier of the Year (EPA, 2013)
  • Mercer Island, WA Community in partnership with Puget Sound Energy: Green Power Community of the Year (EPA, 2013)
  • Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power: Best Marketing Campaign by a Green Power Supplier (EPA, 2013)
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.: Partner of the Year (EPA, 2013)
  • Kohl's Department Stores: Sustained Excellence in Green Power (EPA, 2013)
  • Pearson: Green Power Purchasing Award (EPA, 2013)
  • Staples: Sustained Excellence in Green Power (EPA, 2013)
  • Puget Sound Energy: Best Marketing Campaign by a Green Power Supplier (CRS, 2012)
  • McDonald's USA LLC: Green Power Purchasing (EPA 2012)
  • Kettle Foods: Green Power Purchasing (EPA 2012)
  • Puget Sound Energy: Utility Green Power Program of the Year (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2009)
  • Ameren Missouri: Best Marketing Campaign by a Green Power Supplier (CRS, 2009)
  • Mohawk Fine Papers: Green Power Partner of the Year (EPA, 2009)
  • Ameren Missouri: New Green Power Program (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2008)
  • City of Palo Alto Utilities, Green Power Program of the Year (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2008)
  • Starbucks: Green Power Purchasing (EPA, 2007)
  • Mohawk Fine Papers: Partner of the Year (EPA, 2007)
  • Silicon Valley Power: Program of the Year (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2007)
  • Pacific Power: Program of the Year (U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2007)