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Berkeley Student Co-op Goes 100% Green

January 1999 - The University Students' Cooperative Association (USCA), a non-profit housing cooperative owned and operated by and for students primarily at the University of California at Berkeley, will purchase 100 percent renewable electricity from Green Mountain Energy. The USCA maintains 17 houses and three apartment buildings housing about 1,300 students. According to a USCA board member, the green power purchase decision represents the "strongest statement possible in favor of socially and environmentally conscious choices."

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