February 2014 - The Green Schools Alliance (GSA), a peer-to-peer network of over 3,000 schools in 42 U.S. states and 35 countries, has partnered with Sterling Planet, a retail renewable energy provider, to deliver green power to the Green Schools Renewable Energy Purchasing Consortium. Since 2013, the consortium has invited schools to collectively purchase renewable energy certificates (RECs) for their facilities, earn national recognition from EPA's Green Power Partnership and encourage renewable energy use within the educational community. To date, schools are planning to purchase approximately 15,000 MWh of renewable energy.
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GSA Announces Purchasing Consortium Energy Provider
March 2007 - Gander Mountain Company, a retailer of hunting, fishing, and other outdoor products, has committed to buy green power for 100% of the electricity used for its stores in five states as well as its corporate headquarters in St. Paul, Minn. Under an agreement with Renewable Choice Energy, the company will buy 17 million kWh of renewable energy credits (RECs) from renewable energy sources such as wind and biomass. Gander Mountain operates 105 stores in 22 states.
News Release - Gander Mountain Makes Landmark Renewable Energy Purchase
News Article - Gander Mountain Goes Green