Green Mountain Blog

Go green and live sustainably. We'll show you how.

The Green Mountain Energy blog is your path to explore the world of clean energy and learn ways to live more sustainably after you go green. Our blog offers updates on green living, solar energy, sustainable businesses and community news, as well as Green Mountain business news and Sun Club.

“Snag a Snapshot of Spring” Photo Contest

It’s time to break out your warm weather clothes and gather up your gardening gear because Tuesday, March 20th marks the official first day of spring! Show Green Mountain the things in your local environment you are most passionate about preserving by entering our “Snag a Snapshot of Spring” Photo Contest!

5 Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthy Home

As the weather gets warmer, it’s time to tackle those dust bunnies that have been hibernating in your house all winter. But before you go into a cleaning frenzy, consider these five tips to get your home sparkling clean without leaving harmful chemicals behind.

Austin Marathon Goes Green for Fourth Year in a Row

The LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon and Half Marathon® is reducing its carbon footprint in partnership with Green Mountain Energy Company! For the fifth year in a row, Austin Marathon participants can run confidently knowing that they are helping neutralize their impact on Mother Earth.

Green is the New Pink

Haven’t you heard that green is the new pink for this upcoming Valentine’s Day? Make sure when you “I love you” to your valentine that it’s as eco-friendly as your heart desires. Here’s some tips to get you started.

New Year, New Energy Bill

Take the initiative this year to lower your energy bill by making it one of your New Year’s resolutions. Check out these simple and often overlooked cost-reducing tips to help decrease your energy bill this year!

Green Your Super Bowl Party

If you’re throwing a Super Bowl party at home, you can go green by following these eco- tips. No matter which blue and red team you’re cheering on, you can win in green! Read more>>

New Year’s Resolution: Go on a Carbon Diet

Americans have the largest carbon footprint of anyone in the world, weighing in at about 20 tons per year for a household of two. This year, make it one of your resolutions to do more to reduce your household’s carbon footprint. Here are a few easy steps to help you shed some of this carbon excess:

Our love letter to the planet.

The goal of Green Mountain’s blog is to advance our mission by being open and honest about sustainability. By providing a space to talk about clean energy and its importance, we aim to elevate environmental awareness and encourage action for our planet. We love supporting our customers’ steps toward sustainable living and believe that they, too, can show others how to go green and grow their impact. For us, it’s all about igniting positive change so that we all can choose a cleaner planet.

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