Major companies using green energy in 2020

May 18, 2020   By Save On Energy Team

Major companies using green energy in 2020

It’s no secret that the Lone Star State leads the country in green energy. Texas produces the most wind energy in the United States and comes in fourth in solar energy. Amidst a climate crisis brought on by global warming, many major corporations are switching to green energy to power their operations.

The Environmental Protection Agency recently teamed up with Fortune 500 to find out which major companies have gone the greenest. Here are the top 10 companies that made the cut.

Google LLC:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 7,492,567,647

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 106%

Green power resource – solar, wind

Microsoft Corporation:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 5,982,112,000

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 100%

Green power resources – small-hydro, solar, wind

Intel Corporation:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 4,256,664,960

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 101%

Green power resources – various

Bank of America:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 1,855,505,589

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 109%

Green power resources – various

Wells Fargo:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 1,843,545,975

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 105%

Green power resources – solar, wind

Apple Inc.:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 1,837,004,495

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 101%

Green power resources – various

Starbucks:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 1,119,392,000

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 101%

Green power resources – solar, wind

Cisco Systems, Inc.:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 1,090,892,778

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 100%

Green power resources – solar, wind

General Motors, Inc.:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 1,082,348,571

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 31%

Green power resources – biogas, solar, wind

Walmart Inc.:

Annual green power usage in kWh – 1,037,330,534

Percentage of electricity used from green power – 5%

Green power resources – various

 

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