Skip Navigation to main content U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Green Power Network
About the GPNGreen Power MarketsBuying Green PowerOnsite Renewable EnergyCommunity Renewable EnergyInformation ResourcesFinancial OpportunitiesHome

NREL Highlights 2015 Utility Green Power Leaders

May 2016

More News More News

Subscribe to E-Mail Update Subscribe to e-mail update


Free Webinar - How Universities Can Expand Solar in their Communities: Lessons from Utah’s and Oregon’s Community Bulk PV Purchasing Programs

August 24, 2016
3–4 p.m. ET

Previous Webinars More News

Green Power Market Status Report (2015 Data) Featured Green Power Reports

News Archive

Subscribe to Green Power News

Washington D.C. Recognized as Leading U.S. Green Power Community

March 2011 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Washington D.C. as the nation's leading Green Power Community for collectively purchasing nearly 756 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, over 8 percent of the community's total electricity use. The combined green power purchasing by residents and organizations within the District is enough electricity to power 65,000 average U.S. homes for a year.

District leaders initiated a Green Power Challenge to increase citywide green power purchases by 33 percent before August 31, 2011. If the challenge is successful, the District's green power purchases will exceed 1 billion kWh annually and equal approximately 10 percent of the community's total electricity use.

News Release - U.S. EPA to Recognize Washington DC as the Nation's Leading Green Power Community

Additional Information - Green Energy DC

Additional Information - Green Power Community Challenge Rankings

Contact - Melissa Donnelly, 202-343-9546

Printable Version

Skip footer navigation to end of page.