Lewis & Clark Community College in Godfrey has been recognized for its efforts in using green energy. The college has been named the Individual Conference Champion of the 2015 – 16 College & University Green Power Champion by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The College’s Sustainability Coordinator Nate Keener tells The Big Z they used nearly 13-million kilowatt-hours of green power, representing 100% of the school’s annual electricity usage.
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According to the U.S. EPA, the college’s green power use in equivalent to the average yearly electricity use of more than 1,000 American homes.