09 Sep '11, 5pm

Is Tennis' US Open The Greenest Big Sporting Event In The Nation? #USOpen

Is Tennis' US Open The Greenest Big Sporting Event In The Nation? #USOpen

Energy . For the past several years all the electricity at the US Open has come from wind power, via purchased renewable energy credits. The USTA has been able to purchase these at the same rate that it would pay for fossil fuel-generated electricity--most green power programs charge a 1-2¢ per kilowatt-hour premium. Over the course of the event and the event prep roughly 2000 MWh of electricity are consumed. Being able to get even this small discount on the RECs saves the event roughly $20,000--not to mention radically reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power use. New in 2011 is that GDF Suez is supply the RECs. Energy efficiency has also been a big drive. Stats in previous years showed roughly a 4% reduction in overall energy usage through efficiency. Exemplifying that: By using more efficient servers to host the US website, IBM has been able to reduce the energy con...

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