Syracuse University News
Green Power Purchase Helps University Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Syracuse University has partnered with Renewable Choice Energy to provide green power to the University, in order to further reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The University purchased a total of 123 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of wind power in the form of renewable energy credits (RECs) from the Boulder-based firm for the years of 2014-16, which will offset 35 percent of the campus’ total electricity consumption and is a 15 percent increase over previous years. This will decrease the University’s annual GHG emissions by 45 million pounds—the equivalent of avoiding the consumption of more than 2 million gallons of gasoline each year. Read more….