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Top 10 Federal Government

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Top Partner List Data Deadlines

January 6, 2016
April 5, 2016
July 6, 2016
October 4, 2016

Partner List Update Schedule

January 25, 2016
April 25, 2016
July 25, 2016
October 24, 2016

Find out more about EPA's Top Partner Lists

Released on January 25, 2016

Top 10 Federal Government icon.The Top 10 Federal Government Partner List represents the largest green power users among federal government organizations within the Green Power Partnership. The combined green power usage of these organizations amounts to more than 1.7 billion kilowatt-hours of green power annually, which is equivalent to the electricity use of nearly 160,000 average American homes each year.

We are proud of the improvements we have made across Treasury and its bureaus to reduce our environmental footprint and save taxpayer dollars. This is a responsibility we all have to lead by example, increase our use of renewable energy, and operate our buildings efficiently.
- Nani Coloretti, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Usage figures are based on annualized Partner contract amounts (kilowatt-hours), not calendar year totals. These rankings are updated on a quarterly schedule. Find out how your organization can partner with EPA today! To view a top partner list, select from the chart below:

Annual Green Power Usage (kWh) GP % of Total Electricity Use* Green Power Resources Providers (listed in descending order by kWh supplied to Partner)
1. U.S. Department of Energy
629,969,167 12% Biomass, Small-hydro, Solar, Wind Various, On-site Generation
2. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
400,000,000 12% Biogas Renewable Choice Energy
3. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
261,452,401 114% Biogas, Biomass, Solar, Wind NRG Energy°, Pacific Power°, On-site Generation, Minnesota Power, 3Degrees°
4. U.S. General Services Administration / Region 7
107,463,274 58% Solar, Wind Gexa Energy°, NRG Energy°, On-site Generation
5. U.S. General Services Administration / Region 2
82,923,909 43% Wind Hudson Energy°, Constellation°, Integrys Energy, ConEdison Solutions°, Direct Energy
6. U.S. General Services Administration / Region 5
61,652,423 20% Wind Orion Renewables Energy Trading Group, LLC°, Constellation°, Nexant°, FirstEnergy Solutions°, Reliant Energy°, Pepco Energy Services°, Phalanx Energy Services°
7. U.S. Department of the Treasury
60,454,100 18% Biomass, Solar, Wind Unknown, Orion Renewables Energy Trading Group, LLC, Xcel Energy°, Constellation, On-site Generation, Hess Energy Marketing
8. U.S. Department of Agriculture
57,206,339 12% Biomass, Geothermal, Small-hydro, Solar, Wind Constellation°, Orion Renewables Energy Trading Group, LLC, On-site Generation
9. U.S. General Services Administration / Region 10
45,942,874 51% Biogas, Biomass, Geothermal, Small-hydro, Solar, Wind Atlantic Energy Group°, Element Markets°, Pacific Power°, Seattle City Light°, Eugene Water & Electric Board°, Puget Sound Energy°, On-site Generation
10. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
38,416,570 116% Solar, Wind Western Area Power Administration°, Alstom Power, Gamesa, On-site Generation

*Reflects the amount of green power as a percentage of total electricity use. Partners choosing to purchase green power in an amount exceeding 100 percent of their U.S. organization-wide electricity use are listed as such.

°Indicates Provider is selling Partner a third-party certified green power product. For more information on third-party certification, visit http://www.epa.gov/greenpower/buygp/certified.htm.

Current and past Top 10 Federal Partners lists are available here for you to view and print:

January 2016 list (PDF) (2 pp, 190K, About PDF)
Oct 2015 list (PDF) (2 pp, 190K)
July 2015 list (PDF) (2 pp, 129K)
April 2015 list (PDF) (2 pp, 129K)
January 2015 list (PDF) (2 pp, 67K)
October 2014 list (PDF) (2 pp, 208K)
July 2014 list (PDF) (2 pp, 57K)
April 2014 list (PDF) (2 pp, 68K)
January 2014 list (PDF) (2 pp, 68K)
November 2013 list (PDF) (3 pp, 72K)
July 2013 list (PDF) (2 pp, 142K)
April 2013 list (PDF) (2 pp, 147K)
January 2013 list (PDF) (3 pp, 227K)
2012 lists (PDF) (8 pp, 284K)
2011 lists (PDF) (8 pg, 77K)
2010 lists (PDF) (4 pp, 1M)
2009 lists (PDF) (4 pp, 1M)
2008 lists (PDF) (4 pp, 154K)
2007 lists (PDF) (7 pp, 202K)
2006 lists (PDF) (4 pp, 73K)

For additional information on how your organization can join these Top Partners as Green Power Partners, please visit the Join Us page of this Web site.

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