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.

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:

Naughty vs. Nice – A Story of Coal

What do naughty children get in their stocking? A lump of coal, of course! But you may want to avoid coal more often than just the holiday season. Here’s what Green Mountain customers can be proud they are avoiding by supporting renewable energy.  Read more>>

Holiday Displays Gone Wild!

It’s that time of year again when holiday lights displays are the talk of the neighborhood. While it’s hard not to find joy in their holiday cheer, some holiday light displays have gone a little overboard – and are great examples of things to avoid in order to be energy efficient!

Thankful for Our Customers’ Impact

When thinking about what we are truly grateful for here at Green Mountain Energy Company, our customers are at the top of our list. Last year Green Mountain customers had their largest ever annual environmental impact, avoiding over 3.5 BILLION pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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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