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2011 Most Green Colleges | Greenest Universities

According to the EPA, below are the most green power universities


Annual Green Power Usage (kWh)GP % of Total Electricity Use*Green Power ResourcesProviders (listed in descending order by kWh supplied to Partner)Athletic Conference
1. University of Pennsylvania
201,841,60048%Solar, WindCommunity Energy°, On-site GenerationIvy League
2. Carnegie Mellon University
86,840,00075%Solar, WindCommunity Energy°, On-site GenerationUniversity Athletic Association (UAA)
3. Pennsylvania State University
83,600,00020%Biomass, Small-hydro, Wind3Degrees°, Sterling Planet, Community Energy°Big 10
4. University of Utah
62,879,99223%Solar, WindSterling Planet°, On-site GenerationMountain West
5. University of California, Santa Cruz
55,000,000100%WindNextEra Energy Resources°Association of Division III Independents
6. American University
54,000,000100%WindRenewable Choice Energy°Patriot League
7. Oregon State University
51,595,40056%Biogas, Biomass, WindBonneville Environmental Foundation°Pacific 10
8. Northwestern University
49,007,00020%Wind3Degrees°Big 10
9. University of Phoenix
47,000,00030%WindNextEra Energy Resources°Numerous
10. Texas A&M University System
43,350,00015%WindTXU EnergyNumerous
11. Auraria Higher Education Center
40,367,932100%WindRenewable Choice Energy°Numerous
12. Western Washington University
40,000,000100%WindNextEra Energy Resources°Great Northwest Athletic Conference GNAC
13. The City University of New York
34,704,0008%Biomass, WindNew York Power AuthorityNumerous
14. Southern Oregon University
33,300,047287%WindBonneville Environmental Foundation°Cascade Collegiate Conference
15. Santa Clara University
30,024,959100%Solar, WindSilicon Valley Power/3Degrees°, On-site GenerationWest Coast Conference
16. University of Central Oklahoma
26,000,000100%WindEdmond ElectricLone Star Conference
17. Syracuse University
22,800,00020%Small-hydroConstellation NewEnergyBig East
18. Adelphi University
20,079,460100%Biogas, Biomass, Geothermal, Small-hydro, WindRenewable Choice Energy°Northeast-10 Conference
19. Harvard University
19,594,0005%Biogas, Small-hydro, Solar, WindAshuelot Hydro, Sterling Planet°, Quarry Energy, On-site GenerationIvy League
20. Dickinson College
18,000,000100%WindWindCurrent°Centennial Conference