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EPA Updates the Top Green Power Partners

January 2014 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Green Power Partnership has recently released updated lists of the top Green Power Partners. A new addition to the National Top 100 list is Google Inc., (6th). Google uses more than 737 million kWh of green power annually, primarily supplied by two 20-year power purchase agreements. Intel Corporation maintains its (1st) placement on the list using green energy to cover 100 percent of its electricity demand. The Green Power Partnership features Top Lists in the following categories: Top 30 Retail list, Top 30 College & University List, Top 30 On-site Generation List, Top 30 Local Government List, Top 30 Tech & Telecom, and Long-term Contracts List.

The standings for the 2013-14 College & University Green Power Challenge, which monitors green power use of colleges and universities both individually and by athletic conference have also been released. As of January 2014, the Big Ten Conference is leading the Challenge with over 309 million kWh in annual green energy used to power the conference. The University of Pennsylvania tops the list for the largest green power use overall, more than 200 million kWh annually, of any school in the Challenge.

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