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Corporations School US Universities on Buying and Using Clean Energy

The renewables industry can use lessons learned from serving big business to get universities off old-school fossil fuel energy.
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In 2015, corporations bought roughly 3.2 gigawatts (GW) of electricity from utility-scale renewable energy facilities, which generate power from sources like wind and solar and then pump it into the grid to supply energy to utilities and other customers. Indeed, corporations surpassed utilities last year as the majority buyers of wind power. But universities may be the next big customer for utility-scale renewable energy.

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