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Kaiser plans to buy half of its electricity from renewable sources, slash carbon footprint
San Francisco Business Times

Kaiser Permanente, already a big user and promoter of solar power, has signed deals to obtain half of its electrical power in California beginning in 2016 from renewable sources, and is taking other steps to drastically reduce the health care system’s huge carbon footprint. Kaiser Permanente’s facilities around the U.S. release more than 800,000 metric tons of harmful greenhouse gases annually, according to company figures.