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The City University of New York
Location New York, NY
Organization Type Education (Higher)
Annual Green Power Usage (kWh) 64,000,000
Percentage Green Power 13%
Purchasing Third-Party Certified Green Power Product? No
Organization-wide Partner Yes
Partner's Reporting Period 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015
Latest Annual Report Received On 10/13/2015
Environmental Web Page exit EPA
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The City University of New York (CUNY) is comprised of 19 separate campuses throughout the five boroughs of New York City, with over 35,000 faculty and staff serving approximately 510,000 students. CUNY uses over 1 percent of the entire electricity load for NYC, operates over 300 buildings, large and small. CUNY joined the EPA Green Power Partnership in 2006 and is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2017 under Mayor Bloomberg's PlaNYC 2030 sustainability program. CUNY's wind power contract is part of a sustained effort to green the operations and learning opportunities of the nation's largest urban university system.

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