A Texas-sized environmental impact

Super Earth

We never take for granted our customers’ commitment to the environment, which is why we like to recognize you for choosing renewable electricity to power your home.

Below you’ll see the size and scope of the collective difference our Texas customers made for the environment in their communities* in 2013.

Learn more about how we calculate our customers’ positive environmental impact here.

2013EnviroImpact-TX

Customers in Dallas – Fort Worth
2013 carbon dioxide (CO2) avoided by choosing renewable energy: 1.3 billion pounds
That’s like:

  • Planting 160,700 trees
  • Taking 128,600 cars off the road for a year
  • 777,300 households turning off their lights for a year

Customers in South Texas
2013 CO2 avoided: 982.0 million pounds
That’s like:

  • Planting 116,900 trees
  • Taking 93,600 cars off the road for a year
  • 565,600 households turning off their lights for a year

Customers in Houston
2013 CO2 avoided: 894.4 million pounds
That’s like:

  • Planting 106,500 trees
  • Taking 85,200 cars off the road for a year
  • 515,200 households turning off their lights for a year

* Dallas-Fort Worth community defined as the Oncor service territory; Houston community defined as the CenterPoint service territory; South Texas community defined as the AEP and Texas New Mexico Power service territories.