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Cornell to Buy Black Oak Wind Farm's Energy

In another step to reduce carbon emission, Cornell University has agreed to purchase all electricity generated by the proposed Black Oak Wind Farm in Enfield, New York. This purchase represents 20 percent of the university's total annual electricity use—enough energy to power approximately 5,000 homes.

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