By Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe
The University of North Texas took a major step toward powering the campus with renewable energy thanks to a student group that is buying “renewable energy credits” from Denton Municipal Electric.
University officials announced last week that the We Mean Green Fund bought a year’s worth of renewable energy credits from DME's GreenSense Energy program. Neither UNT officials nor DME would disclose the purchase price.
DME spokesman Brian Daskam called the students' purchase "a significant increase in the adoption of the GreenSense program."
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