U.S. EPA Honors 2015 Green Power Leaders in California

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 21, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its annual Green Power Leadership Awards to seven businesses across California. “These organizations demonstrate that green power is an affordable investment that provides reliable energy while fighting global warming.”

The 2015 Green Power Leadership Awards were presented today at the annual Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Arlington, VA. The following businesses and organizations in the Pacific Southwest were among the winners nationwide

Silicon Valley Power, located in Santa Clara, Calif., offers a voluntary program that supplies up to 100 percent of customers’ electricity usage with power from eligible renewable sources. The program distributed more than 160 megawatt-hours (MWh) of green power to its customers in 2014, its all-time record, which was a 5 percent increase from 2013 and a 10 percent increase since 2012.

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