April 5, 2017 -- Toronto, ON. As of January 2017, BiblioCommons has partnered with Bullfrog Power to enable a green online presence for public libraries, and to support the supply of green energy. By choosing to power our BiblioCore and BiblioWeb production servers with 100% green electricity, BiblioCommons is taking a step to reduce its carbon-emission footprint, and those of its partner libraries.
"BiblioCommons is proud to be supporting clean, emissions-free electricity with Bullfrog Power," said Patrick Kennedy, President and co-founder of BiblioCommons. "By powering our servers with green energy we're helping to do our part for our community and the library sector in the transition to a renewably-powered future. We're reducing our environmental impact and supporting the development of renewable energy projects at the same time."
Bullfrog Power's green electricity comes from a blend of wind and low-impact hydropower sourced from renewable energy facilities. Their generators will match the amount of conventional electricity used by BiblioCommons' production servers effectively powering all current library customers with 100% clean, green and renewable energy at no extra charge.
"We are excited to welcome BiblioCommons to the Bullfrog-powered community," said Anthony Santilli, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Bullfrog Power. "By choosing clean, pollution-free electricity, BiblioCommons is reducing its environmental impact and supporting the development of green energy projects."
BiblioCommons works to build software that transforms the public library's essential online services—the website, the catalog, and the events calendar—from functional to magical. BiblioCommons first started as a non-profit youth literacy initiative, and now powers the online library experience for many top public libraries of all sizes in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
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