Dell recently made the announcement that it is partnering with Oklahoma Gas and Electric to powers its 240,000 square-foot Oklahoma City campus with 100-percent wind energy as part of its plan to reduce its worldwide facilities’ greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2015. The company expects to to avoid nearly 5,100 tons of CO2 emissions per year at the Oklahoma facility.
Dell now sources about 35 percent of its U.S. energy use from green power and approximately 20 percent globally. Dell was recently recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its leadership in green power. In the latest EPA Fortune 500 Green Power Challenge rankings, the company increased its position to No. 3 from No. 12 in July 2008.
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