in News Departments > FYI
print the content item

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Green Power Partnership has released an updated list of the Top 50 organizations that are choosing to use electricity from renewable sources.

According to the report, Intel Corp. continues to top the list, using green power to cover 100% of its electricity load. Microsoft Corp. moved into second place by increasing its green power use to more than 1.9 GWh annually. Apple Inc., new to the Top 50 list, ranks No. 10 with 85% of its nationwide electricity now coming from green power.

The top 10 organizations appearing on the Top 50 list include the following:

1. Intel Corp.
2. Microsoft Corp.
3. Kohl’s Department Stores
4. Whole Foods Market
5. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
6. U.S. Department of Energy
7. Staples
8. Starbucks Company-Owned Stores
9. Lockheed Martin Corp.
10. Apple Inc.

More information on the Top 50 list is available at epa.gov/greenpower/toplists.



Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Setting The Record Straight: How Many Birds Do Wind Turbines Really Kill?

Several peer-reviewed studies are more or less in agreement with avian mortality rates caused by wind turbines. However, one study, which is wildly off from the others, is most often cited in the media. Why?


Six Takeaways From The IRS' Start Of Construction Guidance: What You Need To Know

The IRS recently issued guidance to wind developers to further spell out what "start of construction" means. Will you be covered?


Eagle Take Permits For Wind Farms - Will They Fly?

Now that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued the first permit allowing the legal take of eagles, can wind developers expect more certainty in the agency's application process?


Despite 2013 Challenges, U.S. Wind Power Reaches All-Time Low Price

In a new report, the U.S. Department of Energy details the highs and lows of the country's wind industry last year, and the agency maintains that the U.S. sector remains strong.


Mexico On Pace To Set New Renewables Investment Record

A new report says the country has spent $1.3 billion on clean energy in the first half of 2014 and could end up seeing a record year. Furthermore, wind power is slated for significant growth in the region.

Renewable NRG_id1934
Canwea_id1984
UnitedEquip_id1995
Tower Conference_id1965