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Top 30 Tech & Telecom

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

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

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Released on January 25, 2016

Top 30 Tech and Telecom icon.The Top 30 Tech & Telecom list represents the largest green power users among technology and telecommunications partners within the Green Power Partnership. The combined green power use of these organizations amounts to more than 10.2 billion kilowatt-hours annually, which is equivalent to the electricity use of more than 935,000 average American homes annually.

SAP takes a holistic approach to sustainability and this recognition by the EPA is great validation for our environmental efforts. Since taking wide-reaching measures in 2008, SAP has reduced its carbon footprint by nine percent in spite of a strong company growth. SAP is committed to preserving natural resources and helping our customers do the same.
- Daniel Schmid, SAP America

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. Intel Corporation
3,107,050,000 100% Solar, Wind 3Degrees°, Renewable Choice Energy°, On-site Generation, PNM
2. Microsoft Corporation
2,699,210,000 100% Biogas, Biomass, Solar, Wind Sterling Planet°, Renewable Choice Energy°, Enbridge Energy°, On-site Generation
3. Cisco Systems, Inc.
1,085,086,742 97% Solar, Wind 3Degrees°, Sterling Planet°, Austin Energy°, On-site Generation
4. Apple Inc.
1,021,607,000 100% Biogas, Biomass, Geothermal, Small-hydro, Solar, Wind 3 Phases Renewables°, On-site Generation, Constellation, Public Service Company of Colorado°, Noble Americas Energy Solutions°, Salt River Project°, NC GreenPower°, Iberdrola Renewables°, Austin Energy°, NV Energy°, 3Degrees°, Sacramento Municipal Utility District°, Sterling Planet°, Silicon Valley Power°, Xcel Energy°, GDF Suez Energy Resources NA°, Homefield Energy°, Renewable Choice Energy°, Community Energy°, Sonoco Products Company°, Dominion Virginia Power°, City of Palo Alto Utilities°, Louisville Gas & Electric Company°, CPS Energy°, Tampa Electric°, PNM°, City of Naperville°, Avista Utilities°, Huntsville Utilities°, Memphis Light, Gas and Water°, Indianapolis Power & Light°, Omaha Public Power District°, Central Electric Cooperative, Nashville Electric Service°, Knoxville Utilities Board°, NSTAR°
5. Google Inc.
879,152,664 34% Biogas, Solar, Wind NextEra Energy Resources°, Grand River Dam Authority°, On-site Generation
6. Equinix, Inc.
306,244,128 25% Biogas, Wind SunEdison°, On-site Generation
7. Dell Inc.
224,816,000 54% Biogas, Solar, Wind TXU Energy°, Austin Energy°, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, GDF Suez Energy Resources NA°, Public Service Company of Oklahoma (AEP), On-site Generation
8. EMC Corporation
157,000,000 27% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
9. SAP America
90,000,000 100% Various NextEra Energy Resources°
10. Samsung Electronics and Semiconductors
86,998,829 8% Solar, Wind Renewable Choice Energy°, Austin Energy°, On-site Generation
11. Rackspace US Inc.
76,788,691 26% Wind Direct Energy°
12. Applied Materials, Inc.
67,659,885 29% Biogas, Solar, Wind Silicon Valley Power°, Austin Energy°, On-site Generation
13. SoftLayer, an IBM Company
60,403,000 100% Wind MP2 Energy°
14. Motorola Solutions, Inc.
55,000,000 47% Various Greenlight Energy°
15. salesforce.com
36,907,136 32% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
16. Sony Corporation of America
34,800,000 20% Solar, Wind Sterling Planet°
17. Xerox Corporation
34,138,000 9% Wind Constellation°, Portland General Electric°
18. AMD
32,303,000 50% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
19*. 1&1 Internet, Inc.
24,000,000 100% Various Bonneville Environmental Foundation°
19*. Motorola Mobility, Inc.
24,000,000 58% Wind Native Energy°
21. Workday
21,925,021 100% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
22. Pitney Bowes
15,789,474 16% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
23. Green House Data
15,675,000 120% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°, Basin Electric Power Cooperative
24. Lenovo
15,000,000 62% Wind Sterling Planet°
25. Acer America Corporation
13,856,243 111% Biomass, Small-hydro, Solar, Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
26. Advantest America, Inc.
11,076,714 127% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
27. Autodesk, Inc.
8,668,647 60% Biomass, Small-hydro, Solar, Wind 3Degrees°, Glacial Energy°, Marin Clean Energy, Portland General Electric°, On-site Generation
28. Freescale Semiconductor
6,000,000 4% Wind Austin Energy°
29. Oracle Corporation / Austin Facility
5,400,000 6% Wind Renewable Choice Energy°
30. CA Technologies / Framingham, MA Operations
5,084,655 100% Wind Glacial Energy°

*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 Tech & Telecom lists are available here for you to view and print:

January 2016 list (PDF) (4 pp, 214K, About PDF)
Oct 2015 list (PDF) (4 pp, 206K)
July 2015 list (PDF) (4 pp, 145K)
April 2015 list (PDF) (4 pp, 145K)
January 2015 list (PDF) (4 pp, 91K)
October 2014 list (PDF) (4 pp, 218K)
July 2014 list (PDF) (3 pp, 83K)
April 2014 list (PDF) (3 pp, 67K)
January 2014 list (PDF) (3 pp, 67K)
November 2013 list (PDF) (5 pp, 82K)
July 2013 list (PDF) (4 pp, 256K)
April 2013 list (PDF) (3 pp, 162K)
January 2013 list (PDF) (4 pp, 250K)
2012 lists (PDF) (4 pp, 84K)

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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