- Each state agency was challenged in 2009 to lessen its energy costs within 20 years, beginning back in 2000. As a leader in energy reduction, Winthrop reached its milestone in 2012.
- To date, 14 state agencies have received awards for reaching their milestones.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Reached its Energy Reduction Milestone Goal This Fall" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 174.