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ACC Elgin, Round Rock campuses switch to renewable energy

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Austin Community College District (ACC) is among the top colleges and universities in Texas to promote sustainable, green energy. Two ACC campuses—the ACC Round Rock and Elgin campuses—now use 100 percent clean, renewable electricity making ACC the first community college district in Texas to switch over some of its campuses entirely to wind and solar power. The efforts began summer 2020. “ACC is committed to becoming a leader in sustainability. That means using less energy and fewer resources while minimizing waste,” says Dr. Richard Rhodes, ACC chancellor. “Our goal is to shrink the college’s ecological footprint and increase environmental awareness. Austin ...

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