Washington Buying 10 Percent Green Power

October 17, 2002 [SolarAccess.com] With a large and growing wind power capacity in the Pacific Northwest, a number of organizations are signing up to buy wind power, including DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The laboratory is buying 8.8 million kWh of wind-generated electricity this fiscal year – enough to meet 10 percent of PNNL’s energy needs. PNNL’s purchase of wind power from the 263 MW Stateline Wind Power Project will increase the laboratory’s total use of Renewable Energy to 13.7 percent of its energy use.

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