PEER: A New Rating System for Power Systems

April 30, 2015 By Linda Hardesty

PEERGreen Business Certification (GBCI) officially launched PEER, its rating system designed to measure and improve sustainable power system performance.

Modeled after the US Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED green building rating system, PEER, or Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal, evaluates power generation, transmission and distribution systems through the lens of the customer, focusing on efficiency, quality, reliability, resiliency and the environment. GBCI will serve as the independent, third party, global certification and credentialing body for PEER.

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