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Palo Alto, CA Community
Annual Green Power Usage (kWh) 57,268,077
Percentage Green Power 6.0%
Provider(s) City of Palo Alto Utilities
Green Power Community Since July 2006
Latest Annual Report Received On 5/1/2013
Community Green Power Web Page exit EPA
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Palo Alto has a longstanding commitment to green power. In fact, Palo Alto was the first community in California to be certified as a Green Power Community by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in 2006. As of March 2013, Palo Alto is committed to using carbon neutral electric resources, making it one of a handful of places on Earth using 100 percent carbon neutral electricity. In addition, over 5,000 residents and businesses participate in PaloAltoGreen to support 100 percent renewable solar energy from within California.

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