in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
print the content item

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently updated its 2006 year-end lists of the Top Green Power purchasers within the Green Power Partnership. Each list highlights EPA Green Power Partners that have completed the largest annual voluntary purchases. The Top Partner lists are available at www.epa.gov/greenpower/partners/index.htm

Wells Fargo leads the national Top 25 list of green power purchasers for first time with 550 million kWh of green power usage. New partners to the list include Cisco Systems Inc., ranked number 11, New York University, ranked number 13, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, ranked number 18, and Kohl’s Department Stores, ranked number 23. The combined purchases of the Top 25 equal more than 4.4 billion kWh of green power, which is enough electricity to power 356,000 average American homes.


IOWA Economic Development id2073

Trachte_id2056
Latest Top Stories

More Investors Entering Tax Equity Market; Returns Holding Steady

The entry of new tax equity investors to the wind space last year re-ignited an old debate.


Report: Top 10 Turbine OEMs Had Record Year In 2014

Preliminary findings suggest Vestas reigned supreme again among the world's leading wind turbine makers. How did some of the other OEMs fare?


AWEA's Gramlich To FERC: Additional Transmission Needed Regardless Of Clean Power Plan

To further build a more balanced and reliable electricity portfolio, the U.S. needs to build more transmission capacity.


Getting A Grip On Grinding Gearboxes: Why Such Events Need Not Be Showstoppers

Despite advances in gearbox reliability - namely, from condition monitoring systems and greater design standardization - challenges remain.


How Wind Energy Can Meet EPA Clean Power Plan Requirements

According to the American Wind Energy Association, wind power is a cost-effective solution for complying with the environmental effort.

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015