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EPA Expands its Green Power Purchases

June 2004 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into agreements to purchase a total of 7.7 million kWh of renewable energy certificates (RECs) annually for three laboratories in Minnesota, Michigan, and Nevada. Under a three-year contract with QVINTA, Inc., EPA will purchase 2.35 million kWh of RECs for its Duluth, MN laboratory sourced from wind facilities located in Dodge Center, MN. In addition, EPA has entered into a three-year agreement with 3 Phases Energy (now serviced by 3Degrees) to purchase 4.65 million kWh of RECs for its Las Vegas, NV laboratory sourced from wind farms located in California's San Gorgonio Pass and 700,000 kWh of RECs for its Grosse Ile, MI laboratory sourced from a landfill gas generating facility in Lenox, MI.

News Release - 3 Phases Energy Supplies Renewables to New Portfolio of Federal Facilities

EPA Contact: Justin Spenillo (202) 564-0639

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