Led by the University of Pennsylvania, the Ivy League conference has emerged as the national champion of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) College and University Green Power Challenge for 2006-2007. Altogether, the Ivy League schools purchased 143.7 million kWh of green power with Penn purchasing 112 million kWh, or more than three-fourths of the total. The other Ivy League purchasers were Harvard University (20.5 million kWh) and Yale University (11.2 million kWh). The nation's top individual college purchaser was New York University with a 118 million kWh annual purchase.
News Release - Ivy League Takes Top Spot in Green Power Purchasing