Boeing Factory to Replace Fossil-fuel Power with RECs

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Boeing 737 factory to move to clean energy

Greenwich Time, December 17, 2014

Boeing said Tuesday it plans to buy renewable energy credits to replace fossil-fuel power at the factory in Washington state where it assembles its 737 commercial airplanes.

The aerospace company and the utility, Puget Sound Energy, said the plan will move the Renton factory near Seattle toward an all-renewable energy mix.

Boeing Co. says it will offset electricity from coal and other fuels by paying a premium to buy wind power credits tied to the Bellevue-based utility’s Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility near Ellensburg.

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