US Open’s carbon footprint is game, set, matched

The matches aren’t being played on grass but they’ll still be green. The carbon footprint of tennis at the US Open is being offset with renewable energy certificates (RECs) donated by an American energy company. The RECs represent energy generated from a renewable source of energy such as wind or solar. GDF SUEZ Energy Resources […]

GDF serves up carbon free US Open

GDF SUEZ have announced that it will donate 2,000 renewable energy certificates to the United States Tennis Association to offset 100% of the projected energy consumption at the 2011 US Open. Each certificate represents the environmental attributes of electricity generated from wind, solar or other renewable power facilities. Joseph Crowley, Senior Director of USTA said: […]