Super Bowl XLVI Powered by the Wind

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The New York Giants won a 21-17 victory over the New England Patriots in Sunday’s Super Bowl game and renewable energy was the overall winner as electricity at all six major Super Bowl facilities was generated at wind farms located in North Dakota.

Everything from the computers in the Motorola Super Bowl XLVI Media Center to the lights on the field was powered by green energy.

Green Mountain Energy Company was selected to supply 15,000 megawatt hours of renewable energy certificates, or RECs, to offset greenhouse gas emissions associated with the electricity used at the major NFL venues.

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Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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