05/04/17

Ohio State Boosts Big Ten Champion effort in EPA Green Power Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized The Ohio State University for helping the Big Ten win the Collective Conference Championship in this year’s Green Power Challenge. The Big Ten topped all 36 participating conferences nationwide, using more green power than any other collective group.

Green power is zero-emissions electricity generated from environmentally preferable renewable resources, such as wind, solar, geothermal, eligible biogas, biomass, and low-impact hydro. Using green power helps accelerate the development of new renewable energy capacity nationwide and helps users reduce their carbon footprints.

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