Codero goes green with its electricity usage

November 25, 2009 by  

CoderoWeb Hosting ToolboxOVERLAND PARK, KS – Codero, a dedicated and managed hosting provider, is going green with its electricity usage. The company has purchased green power through renewable energy credits for its two data centers located in Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA, as well as its headquarters location in Overland Park, KS.

Codero purchased 12,600 MWh of Green-e certified renewable green power to meet 100% of annual electricity needs for its entire operations from Ecoelectrons Renewable Energy, a company specializing in supplying green power to corporations through renewable energy credits.

“Greening our dedicated server and managed hosting operations is not only good for the environment, it’s good for our customers, too”, says Phil Spencer, CEO of Codero. “Our Green with Codero Initiative signifies our commitment to making smarter energy choices and allows our customers to move their businesses in a more environmentally-sustainable direction.”

As a member of Green-e Energy’s Marketplace program, Codero can display the Green-e logo on its company website and other communication materials to help customers identify the services delivered with certified renewable energy. The credits purchased by Codero were certified by Green-e Energy, the leading renewable energy certification program in the U.S. Green-e provides independent, third-party certification to ensure renewable energy meets strict environmental and consumer protection standards. Codero will also join the prestigious Green Power Partnership – a voluntary program that offers organizations purchasing green power expert advice and technical support. It is managed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

“We are very pleased that Codero has purchased green power,” said Rahul Chitrapu, Chief Executive of Ecoelectrons. “Codero’s commitment not only inspires new online wind-energy generation but is testament to the environmental ethos that runs within the company. People today want companies to act in a socially responsible manner, and the purchase of green power is a simple and effective step.”

Codero joins a growing list of companies and organizations that are taking real action to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from their energy use. Electricity generated from renewable sources results in less environmental waste and pollution, and displaces other non-renewable sources from the electric grid. Currently, renewable energy accounts for only about two percent of total electricity generation nationwide. Codero’s purchase of electricity generated from nearly emissions-free renewable sources avoids carbon dioxide and other pollutants and serves to build the market for renewable energy nationwide, while increasing incentives for building new facilities.

About Codero
Specializing in dedicated and managed hosting services for small-to-mid-sized businesses, Codero offers advanced email, eCommerce, security and networking solutions. This includes a full line of high-performance Windows(R) and Linux servers as well as EVault Backup, Pinnacle Shopping Cart, and more. All Codero products are backed by secure data centers, live 24/7/365 U.S.-based support and a seasoned staff with international experience in the hosting business for over 15 years. An industry innovator, Codero recently launched its Codero Rewards program and the Green with Codero Initiative, powering 100% of its dedicated server and managed hosting operations through renewable energy credits. For more information about Codero, please visit

About Ecoelectrons
Ecoelectrons helps businesses quantify and reduce their environmental footprints by supplying Green-e Energy certified Renewable Energy Credits. Green power, from sources such as wind, is more expensive to produce than conventional fossil fuel and nuclear power sources. Renewable Energy Credits represent this premium and their purchasers become the owners of the environmental attributes of the electricity. To learn more, visit

About Green-e Energy

Green-e provides forward-thinking organizations with a simple, nationally recognized tool they can use to communicate their commitment to renewable energy to their customers and stakeholders. The Green-e logo is the nation’s leading symbol of renewable energy excellence and distinguishes Green-e Marketplace participants as environmental leaders. Green-e is the nation’s leading independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. Green-e is a program of Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), a San Francisco-based nonprofit with a global impact. To learn more, visit

About US EPA’s Green Power Partnership
The Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program that supports the organizational procurement of green power by offering expert advice, technical support, tools and resources. Partnering with EPA can help your organization lower the transaction costs of buying green power, reduce its carbon footprint, and communicate its leadership to key stakeholders. Buying green power is one of the easiest and most effective ways to improve your organization’s environmental performance.

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