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Large Purchasers of Green Power

City of Saratoga Springs (NY)

September 2004 - The city of Saratoga Springs, NY has committed to purchase wind energy certificates equivalent to about 40% of the electricity used at its municipal facilities. Under a five-year agreement with Community Energy, Inc., the city will purchase 2.9 million kWh annually at an extra cost of $43,750, or approximately 1.5¢/kWh. The power will come from the 30-MW Fenner Windpower Project located in Madison County, NY. Saratoga Springs is one of 24 municipalities in the state that purchase wind energy.

News Article - Saratoga Springs buys wind power


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