The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that eight more colleges and universities in the state will buy a portion of their electricity from wind power projects. Allegheny College, Bucknell University, Dickinson College, Franklin & Marshall College, Gannon University, Gettysburg College, Juniata College, and Swarthmore College join 17 other Pennsylvania institutions that are buying wind power.

The first college to make that commitment, Carnegie Mellon University, also announced that it will expand its purchase of wind power.

Publication date: 05/20/2002