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Penn Ranked Among the Country's Top 25 Green Leaders by Scientific American Magazine

June 15, 2009

Scientific American has ranked the University of Pennsylvania #19 on its list of the country's "Top 25 Green Leaders" alongside other environmentally-conscious companies and municipalities. Penn, the only institution of higher learning on the list, was recognized for its purchase of 193 million kilowatt-hours of green power, the most among all colleges and universities... full story

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What we plug into the walls accounts for 37% of the energy consumed on Penn's campus.

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