May 2009 - The Environmental Protection Agency recently recognized three Washington universities for their combined purchases of nearly 64 million kWh of green power. The three recognized universities were Western Washington University, with a purchase of 40,000,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh), Evergreen State College, with 16,206,000 kWh, and Pacific Lutheran University, with a purchase of 7,764,660 kWh of green power. The three schools were recognized as leaders in their respective U.S. collegiate athletic conferences.
The College & University Green Power Challenge Championship is one of the EPA Green Power Partnership’s recognition programs. The partnership also separately recognizes substantial green power purchases in other sectors, including government, local communities, and Fortune 500 companies.
News Release - Washington Universities Get National Recognition for Green Energy Push at Athletic Events
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