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Top 20 College & University Partner List (as of January 5, 2010)
The Top 20 College & University list represents the largest purchasers
among higher education institutions within the Green Power Partnership.
The combined green power purchases of these organizations amounts to
nearly 940 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually, which is the
equivalent amount of electricity needed to power more than 87,000
average American homes annually.
Annual Green
Power Usage
(kWh)
GP % of Total
Electricity Use*
Green Power
Resources
Providers
Athletic
Conference
1. University of Pennsylvania
192,727,000	46%	Wind	Community Energy Ivy League
2. Carnegie Mellon University
86,825,000 75%
Wind
Community Energy
University Athletic
Association (UAA)
3. Pennsylvania State University
83,600,000 20%
Biomass, Small-
hydro, Wind
SDegrees,
Sterling Planet,
Community Energy
Big 10
4. Oregon State University
66,782,000 72%
Biogas, Biomass,
Wind
Bonneville
Environmental
Foundation
Pacific 10
5. University of California, Santa Cruz
57,000,000 100%
Small-hydro,
Wind
Sterling Planet
Association of
Division III
Independents
6. University of Phoenix
47,000,000 30%
Wind
NextEra Energy
Resources
Numerous
7. Texas A&M University System
43,350,000	15%	Wind	TXU Energy	Numerous
8.	Auraria Higher Education Center
40,367,932	100%	Wind
9.	(tie) Northwestern University
40,000,000	20%	Wind	SDegrees	Big 10
9. (tie) Western Washington University
40,000,000	100%	Wind
Renewable Choice Numerous
Energy
NextEra Energy
Resources
Great Northwest
Athletic Conference
GNAC
11. University of Utah

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Annual Green
Power Usage
(kWh)
GP % of Total
Electricity Use*
Green Power
Resources
Providers
Athletic
Conference
38,333,000
14%
Wind
Sterling Planet
Mountain West
12. The City University of New York
32,704,000
8%
Biomass, Wind
New York Power
Authority
Numerous
13. Harvard University



Essex Hydro

31,544,600
10%
Small-hydro,
Solar, Wind
Associates, Sterling
Planet, On-site
Generation
Ivy League
14. University of Central Oklahoma
26,000,000
100%
Wind
Edmond Electric
Lone Star
Conference
15. Syracuse University
22,800,000
20%
Small-hydro
Constellation
NewEnergy
Big East
16. Santa Clara University
22,536,959
74%
Solar, Wind
Silicon Valley
Power/3Degrees, On-
West Coast
Conference



site Generation
17. The Ohio State University
18,000,000
3%
Biomass
Element Markets
Big 10
18. St. Mary's College of Maryland



Clean Currents,


98%
Biomass, Solar,
Southern Maryland
Capital Athletic
17,004,727
Wind
Electrical Cooperative,
On-site Generation
Conference
19. University at Buffalo
16,350,000
8%
Solar, Wind
Starphire.NET, On-site
Generation
Mid-American
20. The Evergreen State College
16,206,000
100%
Biomass, Solar,
Puget Sound Energy,
Cascade Coiiegiate


Wind
Tacoma Power
Conference
*Reflects the amount of green power as a percentage of total purchased electricity use. Partners
choosing to purchase green power in an amount exceeding 100 percent of their U.S. organization-
wide electricity use are listed as such.

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