Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, purchased renewable energy credits (RECs) totaling 123 million kWh in wind power from Renewable Choice Energy, based in Boulder, Colorado, nawindpower.comreports. According to the article, the “100% wind power RECs are sourced entirely from wind farms located in the U.S. and certified by Green-e Energy.” The REC purchase will reduce Syracuse’s yearly greenhouse gas emissions by 45 million pounds, and Renewable Choice Energy said it will “offset 35% of the university’s total electricity consumption.” Nathan Prior, Syracuse associate director for energy conservation, said in the article, “Partnering with Renewable Choice Energy allows Syracuse University to further decrease its carbon emissions while highlighting its commitment to sustainability and energy conservation in a fiscally responsible manner.” For more, read the full article