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EPA's Past Blanket Green Power Contracts

This page describes EPA blanket green power contracts that are no longer active. Learn more about EPA’s current blanket green power contracts.

Contracts Signed in November 2009 and September 2010

In November 2009, EPA signed a contract for 215 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of renewable energy certificates (RECs) from Luminant Energy CompanyExit EPA Disclaimer. Additionally, EPA procured a contract for 42 million kWh of RECs from Nexant, Inc.Exit EPA Disclaimer, in September 2010. Procured through Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) EnergyExit EPA Disclaimer, these two contracts supported renewable energy generation from wind, landfill gas, and biomass resources in three states. Combined with five additional contracts for delivered green power and RECs, these contracts ensured that EPA continued to offset 100 percent of Agencywide estimated electricity use through September 30, 2011 (the end of fiscal year [FY] 2011). These blanket contracts offset all of the electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities through the end of FY 2011 (as well as more than 100 smaller facilities):

These blanket contracts also offset a portion of the electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities in FY 2011, each of which has one or more additional contracts in place for green power or RECs:

Contract Signed in November 2009

In November 2009, EPA signed a contract for 142.8 million kWh of RECs from 3 DegreesExit EPA Disclaimer, which, combined with four additional contracts for delivered green power and RECs, ensured that EPA continued offsetting 100 percent of Agencywide estimated electricity use through September 30, 2010 (the end of FY 2010. Procured through the Defense Energy Support Center (DESC)Exit EPA Disclaimer, the blanket contract supported renewable energy generation from wind resources in three states. This blanket contract offset all of the electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities through the end of FY 2010 (as well as more than 100 smaller facilities):

Contract Signed in June 2009

In June 2009, EPA signed a contract for 130 million kWh of RECs from 3 DegreesExit EPA Disclaimer that, combined with five existing contracts for delivered green power and RECs, ensured that EPA continued offsetting 100 percent of Agencywide estimated electricity use through March 31, 2010. Procured through the Defense Energy Support Center (DESC)Exit EPA Disclaimer, the blanket contract supported renewable energy generation from wind, biomass, and landfill gas resources in four states.

This blanket contract covered all of the electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities through the first half of FY 2010:

This blanket contract covered a portion of the electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities in FY 2010, each of which also had one or more additional contracts in place for green power or RECs:

Contract Signed in March 2009

In March 2009, EPA signed a contract for 69 million kWh of RECs from Element Markets LLCExit EPA Disclaimer and 3 DegreesExit EPA Disclaimer. Combined with several existing contracts, this purchase allowed EPA to continue offsetting 100 percent of Agencywide estimated electricity consumption at EPA’s 175 nationwide facilities during the second half of FY 2009. Procured through the DESCExit EPA Disclaimer, these contracts supported renewable energy generation from wind, biomass, and landfill gas resources in five states. The electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities was fully offset by this blanket contract:

This blanket contract offset a portion of the electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities, each of which also had one or more additional contracts in place for green power or RECs:

Contract Signed in June 2008

In June 2008, EPA signed a contract for 245 million kWh of RECs from FPLExit EPA Disclaimer, Luminant Energy CompanyExit EPA Disclaimer, and Sterling PlanetExit EPA Disclaimer. Along with several existing contracts, this blanket contract enabled EPA to offset 100 percent of Agencywide estimated electricity consumption at all of EPA’s nationwide facilities for the second half of FY 2008 and the first half of FY 2009. Procured through the DESCExit EPA Disclaimer, these contracts supported renewable energy generation from wind, biomass, and landfill gas resources in nine states. The electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities was fully offset by this blanket contract:

This blanket contract offset a portion of the electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities, each of which also had one or more additional contracts in place for green power or RECs:

Contract Signed in October 2007

In October 2007, EPA signed a contract for 135 million kWh of RECs from Sterling PlanetExit EPA Disclaimer, supporting renewable energy generation from wind, landfill gas, biomass, and sugar cane residue in 12 states. Along with several existing contracts, this blanket contract—procured through the DESCExit EPA Disclaimer—enabled EPA to offset 100 percent of Agencywide estimated electricity consumption at all of EPA’s nationwide facilities for the first half of FY 2008. The electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities was fully offset by this blanket contract:

This blanket contract offset a portion of the electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities, each of which also had one or more additional contracts in place for green power or RECs:

Contract Signed in June 2006

In June 2006, EPA signed its first blanket green power contract for 110 million kWh of RECs from September 1, 2006, through FY 2007. Acquired from 3 Phases Energy ServicesExit EPA Disclaimer, this contract helped support the generation of renewable energy from wind in California, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Oklahoma. Procured through the DESCExit EPA Disclaimer, this contract enabled EPA to become the first major federal agency to offset 100 percent of its estimated annual electricity consumption with renewable energy. Electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities was fully offset by this blanket contract:

This blanket contract offset a portion of the electricity consumption at the following EPA facilities, each of which also had one or more additional contracts in place for green power or RECs:


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