GDF SUEZ Energy Resources To Supply Renewable Energy Certificates To 2013 Globalcon Conference & Expo

  GDF SUEZ Energy Resources To Supply Renewable Energy Certificates To 2013
                         Globalcon Conference & Expo

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2013

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, one of
the country's largest retail electricity providers to commercial, industrial
and institutional customers, will supply renewable energy certificates (RECs)
to the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for the 2013 Globalcon Conference
& Expo. 


This is the fourth consecutive year the company will provide the RECS, which
will be Green-e® Energy Certified. They are targeted to match the electricity
consumed during the two-day expo held March 6-7 at the Pennsylvania Convention
Center in Philadelphia, Pa.

A Green-e® Certified REC represents the environmental attributes of
electricity generated from wind, solar or other renewable generation
facilities that meet certain vintage and production standards. Organizations
may use RECs to offset their indirect greenhouse gas emissions and help
support the operation and development of domestic sources of clean, renewable

"We're excited to continue our relationship with the Association of Energy
Engineers and Globalcon," said David Coffman, Vice President of Marketing for
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources. "Environmental responsibility is an important
priority for us, and we're proud to once again support AEE in its efforts to
use clean, renewable energy sources."

Globalcon 2013 is aimed at decision-makers from business, industry and
government who are seeking energy solutions that assure a safe, secure power
supply and effective management of costs. Attendees can visit the GDF SUEZ
Energy Resources booth, No. 707, to see how the company can assist them with
strategies for mitigating commodity market risks, managing demand and
consumption, and maximizing the opportunities in a competitive energy

"It's an honor to have the continued backing of an industry leader like GDF
SUEZ Energy Resources," said AEE Executive Albert Thumann. "These
professionals understand the critical role sustainable best practices play in
building successful energy management strategies, and we're thankful to have
them contribute in such a meaningful way to Globalcon 2013."

About GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA is one of the largest non-residential retail
electricity suppliers in the U.S. and currently serves commercial, industrial
and institutional customers in 12 markets: Delaware, Texas, Massachusetts,
Maine, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Connecticut,
Ohio, and Washington, D.C. The company serves approximately 80,000 accounts
for customers having a peak demand ranging from 50 KW to more than 200 MW,
with an estimated peak load totaling nearly 10,000 MW. The company offers
electricity service to small business customers under the brand Think Energy™.

For more about GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, visit
or call 1-866-999-8374. Follow GDF SUEZ Energy Resources on LinkedIn,
Twitter: @GDFSUEZEnergy and Facebook. GDF SUEZ Energy Resources is a
subsidiary of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, which manages a range of energy
businesses in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, including electricity generation
and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and
sales, asset-based trading and origination, and retail energy sales and
related services to commercial and industrial customers. GDF SUEZ Energy
North America is a part of the international energy group GDF SUEZ. For more
information, please visit

About AEE
The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is a nonprofit professional society
of over 16,000 members in 89 countries. The mission of AEE is "to promote the
scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry
and to foster action for Sustainable Development." AEE offers a full array of
informational outreach programs including seminars (live and internet based),
conferences, journals, books, and certification programs, learn more at

SOURCE GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA

Contact: Julie Vitek, GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, +1-713-636-1962,; or Megan O'Neil, Association of Energy Engineers,
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