TITLE

RENEWABLE ENERGY PURCHASES CONTINUE TO INCREASE

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
BioCycle;Dec2006, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the continued increase of renewable energy purchases in the U.S. According to official statistics provided by the Environmental Protection Agency, more than 650 corporations have purchased 7.2 billion kilowatt-hours of renewable energy annually. This figure corresponds to an increase of nearly 240 percent since the end of 2004. Overall, the U.S. generated more than 55 million megawatt-hours of renewable energy in 2005, or an equivalent to 1.5 percent of the nation's total electricity generation.
ACCESSION #
23539239

 

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