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October 8, 2008

"I think that there's no one size solution fits everybody so that's what this fair is all about is to say 'let's find something that fits your needs."
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September 30, 2008

"The Penn Connects plan recommends a “sustainable approach to development, with a particular focus on the opportunities available in the east campus expansion area."
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September 24, 2008

"Only five of the 15 top-rated schools are from the Ivy League: Brown, Columbia, and Harvard Universities, Dartmouth College, and the University of Pennsylvania."

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September 24, 2008

"The Horticulture Center Complex will be the first green building at the 167-acre arboretum, ... The new center will seek LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council."
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May 6, 2008

"We are proud to expand our sizeable commitment to clean and renewable wind energy," President Amy Gutmann said."

Almanac
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May 2, 2008

"Then there's the University of Pennsylvania, which purchases more green power than any other U.S. college or university." Forbes...Read more »

April 30, 2008

"The Ivy League purchased a total of 222 million kilowatt-hours of green electricity, with the University of Pennsylvania alone accounting for 193 million kilowatt-hours, making it the largest academic...Read more »

April 28, 2008

By the completion of our sustainability plan in 2009, we expect to unveil additional programs including continued participation in sustainable energy," Anne Papageorge, Vice President for Facilities and Real Estate...Read more »

April 25, 2008

“The role Dan will play is enormously important to the University as we develop our long range plan for sustainability. He has already been a leader among his peers in...Read more »

February 1, 2008

"The nonprofit was founded by five people to make getting around without a car easier. They hoped that doing that would reduce car ownership, thereby forcing people to drive less...Read more »

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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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