Monday, October 09, 2006

DuPont Recognized By EPA As One Of Nation's Top Green Power Purchasers

170 Million Kilowatt Hours Purchased Equivalent to Avoiding Emissions from 23,000 Cars

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 9 - DuPont announced today that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on their national Top 25 list of the largest green power purchasers in the Green Power Partnership. DuPont is being recognized for its voluntary purchase of 170 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power. The company is purchasing renewable energy certificates for electricity generated from biomass and wind energy.

DuPont is ranked No. 7 among all purchasers nationwide. The list highlights EPA Green Power Partners that have completed the largest annual voluntary green power purchases through Sept. 22, 2006. The Top Partner list is updated quarterly and is available at

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