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Green Power Partnership

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University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Organization Type Education (Higher)
Annual Green Power Usage (kWh) 4,381,787
Percentage Green Power 20%
Percent of Green Power Use Third-Party Certified (excluding On-site) 100%
Organization-wide Partner Yes
Partner's Reporting Period 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015
Latest Annual Report Received On 7/7/2015
Environmental Web Page exit EPA
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The University of Colorado Colorado Springs, located on Austin Bluffs Parkway in Colorado Springs, is one of the fastest growing universities in Colorado. The University offers 37 bachelor’s degrees, 20 master’s and five doctoral degrees. UCCS enrolls about 11,000 students on campus annually and another 2,000 in online programs. Currently 20 percent of electricity for UCCS is derived from Green Power. UCCS is a signatory to the American College and University President's Climate Commitment and is currently working on the second iteration of a 2010 Climate Action Plan. New construction targets LEED Gold Certification and includes coverage for 100 percent of electricity by green power purchases.

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