Starbucks has announced that it will be buying 5% of the electricity for US stores from renewable power sources. The power will be generated by 11 large-scale windmills, and it...

Starbucks has announced that it will be buying 5% of the electricity for US stores from renewable power sources. The power will be generated by 11 large-scale windmills, and it is estimated to cut emissions by two percent in its stores.

The change will put the company into the current top 25 U.S. purchasers of renewable energy with companies like Whole Foods, Staples, Kinkos and BMW who all already purchase 10% of their energy needs from renewable sources.

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