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Green Power Partnership

Green Power Partnership Top 30 Tech & Telecom

Released on October 21, 2019

GPP Top 30 Tech & Telecom logoThe Top 30 Tech & Telecom list represents the largest green power users among technology and telecommunications partners within the Green Power Partnership. The combined green power use of these organizations amounts to over 26 billion kilowatt-hours annually, which is equivalent to the electricity use of nearly 2.4 million average American homes annually.


SAP takes a holistic approach to sustainability and this recognition by the EPA is great validation for our environmental efforts. Since taking wide-reaching measures in 2008, SAP has reduced its carbon footprint by nine percent in spite of a strong company growth. SAP is committed to preserving natural resources and helping our customers do the same.
- Daniel Schmid, SAP America


Usage figures are based on annualized Partner contract amounts (kilowatt-hours), not calendar year totals. These rankings are updated on a quarterly schedule. Find out how your organization can partner with EPA today!

Partner Name Annual Green Power Usage (kWh) GP % of Total Electricity Use* Green Power Resources
1. Starbucks (company-owned cafe retail stores) 1,124,920,000 105% Solar, Wind
2. Walmart Inc. 1,037,330,534 5% Various
3. IKEA 933,257,102 391% Biogas, Solar, Wind
4. Ahold USA 358,748,135 20% Solar, Wind
5. Best Buy 312,894,000 35% Various
6. H&M 223,383,286 100% Wind
7. H-E-B Grocery Company 92,044,810 5% Solar, Wind
8. REI 82,964,557 111% Biomass, Solar, Wind
9. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. / Operations and Selected Retail Brands 75,197,928 104% Solar, Wind
10. Sundance Square 66,965,694 100% Wind
11. Kohl's Department Stores 33,870,344 3% Solar, Wind
12. Sephora NA 23,650,515 22% Wind
13. Giant Eagle, Inc. 20,000,000 3% Wind
14. MOM's Organic Market 14,168,000 100% Solar, Wind
15. Levi Strauss & Co. 14,090,000 22% Various
16. PCC Community Markets 11,684,000 101% Wind
17. Albertson's Inc. / Select Locations 10,828,361 17% Solar, Wind
18. Office Depot, Inc / Headquarters 10,271,120 100% Wind
19. Ulta Inc. 9,359,000 3% Wind
20. LUSH Handmade Cosmetics Ltd 8,000,000 101% Wind
21. Burberry Group PLC 7,327,439 100% Various
22. Panera Bread / Maryland Locations 7,136,757 50% Wind
23. Patagonia, Inc. 6,602,113 131% Solar
24. Chop't Creative Salad Company 5,928,000 100% Wind
25. Shaklee Corporation 4,800,000 105% Wind
26. New Seasons Market 3,539,791 12% Wind
27. Outpost Natural Foods 3,487,059 101% Solar, Wind
28. Macy's, Inc. / 11 California and Hawaii Stores 2,587,201 19% Solar
29. Community Food Co-op 1,751,160 112% Various
30. Wheatsville Food Co-op 1,028,135 100% Wind
 

* Reflects the amount of green power as a percentage of total electricity use. Partners choosing to purchase green power in an amount exceeding 100 percent of their U.S. organization-wide electricity use are listed as such.
 

Current and past Top Partners lists are available for you to view and print.

For additional information on how your organization can join these Top Partners as Green Power Partners, learn how to Become a Green Power Partner.

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