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Palo Alto, CA Community
Annual Green Power Usage (kWh) 57,268,077
Percentage Green Power 6.0%
Participation Rate* 19%
Provider(s) City of Palo Alto Utilities
Green Power Community Since July 2006
Latest Annual Report Received On 12/1/2014
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.

*Reflects the percentage of residents and businesses in the community choosing to use green power for a portion of their electricity use.

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