Wednesday, April 23, 2014

EPA Names Top 100 Organizations Using Renewable Energy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Green Power Partnership Wednesday released an updated list of the Top 100 organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources like wind and solar power.
The Pennsylvania organizations on the list included: BNY Mellon (21), University of Pennsylvania (28), City of Philadelphia (44), Carnegie Mellon University (48) and Drexel University (57).
EPA also put out a list of 100 percent green power users that included: Drexel University, ING U.S., SAP America, Philadelphia Phillies, Swarthmore College, Philadelphia Eagles, Allegheny College, Mercyhurst College, Haverford College, Chatham University, Eastern University, Borough of West Chester, Borough of State College, Philadelphia Insurance Companies, Academy of Natural Sciences, World Resources Company, Knepper Press, Westtown School, Malvern Schools, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Great Atlantic Graphics, Inc., Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, 12th Street Gym, Borough of Swarthmore, Broudy Printing, Inc., Yards Brewing Company, Greensgrow Farms, Dentists on Washington, SEEDS Green Printing and Design, The Barber Gale Group and evolveEA.
“By using green power, these companies and organizations are showing that business can flourish while taking meaningful steps to reduce carbon pollution,” said Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator. “Making cleaner choices to power our communities, institutions and businesses reduces the pollution that contributes to climate change, protects America's health and environment, and supports continued growth in the green power sector."
The complete list of the Top 100 is available online.

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