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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released an updated list of the top 50 organizations for voluntarily using clean energy from resources such as wind, solar and low-impact hydropower.

Intel Corp. continues to hold the No. 1 spot as the largest single user of green power, and has increased its green power usage by over 300 GWh annually. With this increase, Intel now uses more than 31 TWh of green power annually, which is enough to meet 100% of the company's electricity use.

The top 20 green power users are as follows:

1. Intel Corp.
2. Kohl's Department Stores
3. Microsoft Corp.
4. Whole Foods Market
5. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
6. Staples
7. Lockheed Martin Corp.
8. District of Columbia
9. Cisco Systems Inc.
10. City of Houston, Texas
11. Starbucks
12. City of Austin, Texas
13. BD
14. Hilton Worldwide
15. McDonald's USA LLC
16. U.S. Department of Energy
17. City of Dallas, Texas
18. U.S. Air Force
19. TD Bank
20. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

For more on the rankings and to view the full top 50, click here.



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