Green Power Partnership
Green Power Procurement for K-12 Schools
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Thursday, April 8, 2010
1-2 PM (Eastern Time)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Green Power Partnership (GPP)
The free webinar discussed renewable energy procurement for K-12 schools. The webinar included a primer on purchasing green power, an overview of the Green Power Partnership, and a review of available EPA resources and tools for schools. The webinar also featured speakers from two K-12 schools who shared their experiences with using green power at their institutions.
Participants learned about:
- Available green power procurement options
- The process of making a green power purchase
- The benefits of green power for a school
- How schools are integrating renewable energy into their curriculum
- Neelam R. Patel, U.S. EPA's State and Local Climate and Energy Program, U.S. EPA Resources for Schools — Energy Efficiency and More
Podcast (MP3) (12:27, 3MB) | Presentation (PDF) (22 pp, 1.2MB, About PDF)
- Blaine Collison, U.S. EPA's Green Power Partnership, Overview of Green Power Purchasing for K-12 Schools
Podcast (MP3) (21:03, 5MB) | Presentation (PDF) (17 pp, 578K)
- Cecily Bullock, Assistant Business Manager & Assistant Facilities Director, Green Acres School
Podcast (MP3) (10:01, 2.3MB) | Presentation (PDF) (12 pp, 206K)
- Paul Turner, Executive Director or Facilities, Austin Independent School District
Podcast (MP3) (10:01, 2.3MB) | Presentation (PDF) (9 pp, 37K)
- Question and Answers
Podcast (MP3) (11:24, 2.6MB)
- Transcript of Green Power Procurement for K-12 Schools Webinar (PDF) (23 pp, 78K)