08.25.2014|Community

Verizon Is Building a Greener Network

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From California to New York, Verizon has been building on-site green energy systems at 24 facilities. We believe that on-site green energy is not just good for our networks and the environment, but is also the right way to do business.

This year, Verizon is investing nearly $40 million in on-site solar power. This new investment nearly doubles the amount Verizon committed to solar in 2013.

The solar investment places Verizon on path to be the largest solar-power producer among U.S. communications companies -- with more than 15 megawatts of solar installed and/or being built in 2014.

In the past two years, Verizon has invested $140 million in on-site green energy including solar and fuel cell technologies. This investment is helping to provide cleaner energy to data centers and central offices, which fuel our networks. Green energy is also helping Verizon reach its goal of cutting its carbon intensity by 50 percent by 2020.

Go to the Verizon gallery to find images of green energy projects.

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