Green Power Partnership
|City of Portland, OR|
|Organization Type||Govt. (Local, Municipal)|
|Percentage Green Power||28.5%|
|Percent of Green Power Use Third-Party Certified (excluding On-site)||33%|
|Awards/Recognition||Founding Green Power Partner, Partner of the Year 2003|
|Environmental Web Page|
As a founding EPA Green Power Partner and 2003 Partner of the Year, the City of Portland, Oregon recognizes the importance of investing in green power to keep the air and water clean and to preserve the quality of life for its residents. Portland is currently generating about 13 million kWh of clean renewable power through on-site solar, biogas, and micro hydro resources. The city also purchases about 27 million kWh of renewable energy certificates (RECs), bringing its total to 28 percent renewables.