Energy Matters: October 8, 2001

Green Power Awards

The Department of Energy, EPA, and Center for Resource Solutions have presented several companies and organizations with the first annual Green Power Leadership Awards. Honorees include:

Kinko’s, which bought renewable power in 10 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Washington.

City of Santa Monica, which was the “first city in the nation to purchase 100% renewable energy for its facilities, and will renew that contract for a third year.” Carnegie Mellon University’s Environmental Practice Committee, which agreed to purchase more than 4 million kWh from a wind farm for one year. University of Colorado, Boulder’s students, who “agreed in a referendum to increase their fees by a dollar to purchase 100% wind energy for three student-run buildings.”

Publication date: 10/08/2001

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