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Large Purchasers of Green Power

United States Postal Service

April 2000 - The United States Postal Service (USPS) has entered into a contract with to purchase renewable power for more than 1,000 facilities in California. Under the agreement, the Postal Service will purchase about 30 million kilowatt-hours of renewable power for each of the next three years. The deal stems from a competitive solicitation issued by the agency last September. With 40,000 postal facilities nationwide, the Postal Service is the largest federal consumer of electricity other than the military.

News Release - Spring Cleaning at the U.S. Postal Service

News Release - US Postal Service and Santa Barbara to Go Green - No longer online at

USPS Contact: Ray Levinson (650) 635-3292
Go-Green Contact: Richard Kohl (408) 224-5717, ext. 47


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