• Top 25 Green Power Purchasers

    Environment, Environmental Design

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency released their list of Top 25 Green Power Purchasers today and new entrant Pepsi tops the list.

    The National Top 25 list of Green Power Partners accounts for more than 6 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year of green power purchasing, more than 60 percent of the total kWh in the Green Power Partnership; reducing greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those of more than 700,000 vehicles.

    Following is the top 25 companies with how many green kilowatt hours per year each company purchased.

    1. PepsiCo 1,105,045,154
    2. Wells Fargo & Company 550,000,000
    3. Whole Foods Market 509,104,786
    4. The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. 457,851,838
    5. U.S. Air Force 457,500,000
    6. Johnson & Johnson 400,702,978
    7. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 329,880,513
    8. Kohl's Department Stores 201,396,000
    9. Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts 196,003,000
    10. Starbucks 185,000,000
    11. DuPont Company 180,000,000
    12. U.S. Department of Energy 157,964,000
    13. PepsiAmericas, Inc. 157,062,875
    14. Vail Resorts, Inc. 152,000,000
    15. Cisco Systems, Inc. 128,204,000
    16. HSBC North America 124,544,000
    17. Staples 121,800,000
    18. New York University 118,616,000
    19. The World Bank Group 114,735,000
    20. *University of Pennsylvania *112,000,000
    21. IBM Corporation 110,103,000
    22. Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. 100,200,000
    23. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 90,000,000
    24. NatureWorks LLC 89,000,000
    25. Sprint Nextel 87,600,000

    (via The Daily Green)

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