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Released on October 26, 2015

Top 30 Local Government icon.The Top 30 Local Government list represents the largest green power users among local government partners within the Green Power Partnership. The combined green power use of these organizations amounts to nearly 3.5 billion kilowatt-hours annually, which is equivalent to the electricity use of more than 331,000 average American homes annually.

Using 100 percent renewable energy is not only good for our community and the environment, it furthers Evanston’s goal of being the most livable city in America.
- Mayor Elilzabeth Tisdahl, City of Evanston

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. City of Dallas, TX
715,086,000 100% Wind Invenergy, TXU Energy°
2. City of Houston, TX
623,013,375 52% Solar, Wind Reliant Energy°, On-site Generation
3. District of Columbia (Washington, DC) Municipal Government
468,851,515 100% Wind WGL Energy°
4. Montgomery County Clean Energy Buyers Group
430,912,868 70% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
5. City of Austin, TX
280,496,146 100% Wind Austin Energy°
6. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
129,255,000 30% Solar, Wind Champion Energy Services, On-site Generation
7. City of Portland, OR
88,513,000 60% Biogas, Small-hydro, Solar, Wind 3Degrees°, On-site Generation
8. Chicago Park District
84,600,711 75% Various Integrys Energy°
9. Port of Portland
75,072,200 102% Solar, Wind NextEra Energy Resources°, On-site Generation
10. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
59,952,598 28% Wind Constellation
11. Forest County Potawatomi Community
55,035,000 100% Solar, Wind 3Degrees°, On-site Generation
12. City of Philadelphia, PA
54,690,000 7% Biogas, Geothermal, Solar, Wind On-site Generation, PPL EnergyPlus°
13. Western Pennsylvania Energy Consortium
51,168,820 30% Various Duquesne Light Energy
14. City of Columbus, OH
42,443,700 14% Biomass, Wind American Municipal Power, American Electric Power°
15. City of Boston, MA
33,613,000 25% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
16. City of Denton, TX
28,038,850 78% Biogas, Wind Denton Municipal Electric
17. City of Grand Rapids, MI
26,830,667 27% Biogas, Solar, Wind Consumers Energy°, On-site Generation
18. City of Santa Monica, CA
26,292,000 104% Solar, Wind Commerce Energy°, On-site Generation
19. City of Edmond, OK
23,879,476 70% Wind Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority
20. City of Evanston, IL
23,027,757 100% Solar, Wind MC Squared Energy Services°, On-site Generation
21. City of Bellingham, WA
22,000,000 100% Wind Puget Sound Energy°
22. City of San Diego, CA
20,392,875 10% Biogas, Small-hydro, Solar On-site Generation
23. Austin (TX) Independent School District
19,920,000 13% Wind Austin Energy°
24. Ulster County, NY
18,812,862 139% Solar, Wind OneEnergy Renewables°, Direct Energy°, On-site Generation
25. Arlington County, VA
16,066,107 19% Solar, Wind Dominion Virgina Power°, On-site Generation
26. City of Rockville, MD
16,000,000 100% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
27. City of Palo Alto, CA
15,996,000 56% Solar City of Palo Alto Utilities°
28. Los Angeles World Airports
15,404,043 10% Biomass, Wind Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power
29. City of Worcester, MA
14,500,000 25% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
30. Yolo County, CA
13,751,338 120% Solar 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 Local Government Partners lists are available here for you to view and print:

Oct 2015 list (PDF) (4 pp, 204K, About PDF)
July 2015 list (PDF) (4 pp, 143K)
April 2015 list (PDF) (3 pp, 143K)
January 2015 list (PDF) (4 pp, 89K)
October 2014 list (PDF) (4 pp, 219K)
July 2014 list (PDF) (3 pp, 69K)
April 2014 list (PDF) (3 pp, 79K)
January 2014 list (PDF) (3 pp, 79K)
November 2013 list (PDF) (4 pp, 79K)
July 2013 list (PDF) (3 pp, 308K)
April 2013 list (PDF) (2 pp, 159K)
January 2013 list (PDF) (3 pp, 247K)
2012 lists (PDF) (8 pp, 289K)
2011 lists (PDF) (8 pp, 1.1M)
2010 lists (PDF) (8 pp, 1.1M)
2009 lists (PDF) (8 pp, 1.1M)
2008 lists (PDF) (5 pp, 142K)
2007 lists (PDF) (5 pp, 168K)
2006 lists (PDF) (2 pp, 44K)

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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