March 2009 - Half Price Books, a bookstore chain, purchased approximately 11.3 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) a year of wind energy from Austin-based Green Mountain Energy. This purchase is equivalent to 100 percent of the electricity needs of 30 stores and other Texas facilities for three years. Half Price is now the second largest retailer in Texas, after Whole Foods, to purchase 100 percent renewable energy.
News Release - Half Price Books Becomes One of Texas’ Largest Retail Green Power Purchasers (PDF 48 KB) Download Adobe Reader
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