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Montclair State Announces Renewable Energy Commitment

Posted in: Sustainability

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MONTCLAIR, N.J., Feb. 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Montclair State University, a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey, today announced a retail renewable energy agreement with ENGIE Resources LLC, a subsidiary of ENGIE North America Inc. The contract extends through 2025 under which Montclair State University will purchase Green-e™ certified Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) from wind, solar and hydro projects across the U.S.

The University will receive Green-e® certified RECs which are independently verified by the Center for Resource Solutions and represent the environmental benefits of one megawatt-hour of renewable energy. Over the course of the agreement, the RECs purchased contribute to support CO2 emissions avoidance by more than 7,600 metric tons, while matching 100% of the University’s forecasted retail electricity consumption from the grid. Read the full announcement.

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