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Certified Events 2007-2013

Event 

The Green Cup of Polo 2008
Title:
The Green Cup of Polo 2008
When:
-
Where:
The Capitol Polo Club - Potomac
Category:
Gold Certified

Description

Name of organization holding event: The Capitol Polo Club with ACORE (American Council on Renewable Energy), Live Green, EarthEcho International and EPIC (Equestrian Partners in Conservation)

Event Website: http://www.greencuppolo.com

Event Statistics

Event Attendance 1000 Total: local (1000), regional (0), national (0) and international (0)
Total Event Meeting Floor Space (outdoors)
Total Electricity Consumption 40 kWh
Total Natural Gas Use 71 Therms
Total Air Passenger Miles
none
Total Vehicle Mile 10,500 VMTs

 

Estimated Emissions and Emission Reductions/Offsets for The Green Cup of Polo 2008

Pollutant Type

Emissions Caused by Event Energy Use (lbs.)

Emission Reductions/ Offsets by Amount (lbs.)

Percent of Emissions Offset

Climate Clean

Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

14,254

14,254

100%

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)

2

--

--

Nitrogen Oxide (NOx)

26 (7,696 CO2e)

7,696 CO2e

100%

Particulate Matter (PM10)

1

--

--

Particulate Matter (PM2.5)

0

--

--

Mercury (Hg)

1.75E-06

--

--

Emission Reductions: Climate Clean of Portland, Oregon, has donated 6.5 metric tons (14,330 lbs) of “intelligent offsets” – a proprietary mix of all six greenhouse gases, sourced from emissions reductions projects including energy generation and efficiency, agriculture, and industrial gas abatement – to offset 100% of the CO2 and NOx emissions generated by this event.

Certification Sponsor: The Solena Group, a renewable energy company based in Washington D.C. that produces clean energy through plasma gasification technology and algae systems.

Venue

Venue:
The Capitol Polo Club   -   Website
City:
Potomac
State:
Maryland (Washington DC)

Description

On July 18th, 2009 The Capitol Polo Club will open its gates to the third annual Green Cup of Polo to raise awareness of environmental issues and benefit three prominent environmental organizations: ACORE (American Council On Renewable Energy), EPIC (Equestrian Partners in Conservation), and EarthEcho International.