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.

Everything IS Bigger in Texas

Forever, Texas has been strongly associated with the words oil and gas. Not anymore! The state has been hard at work, making over the environmental face and attitude of Texas.

Volunteer for the Environment

Want to make even more of a difference by volunteering in your local community? Volunteer opportunities exist all around us! Here are just a few suggestions for getting started:

Waco Zoo Goes Solar Thanks to Green Mountain Customers

The Cameron Park Zoo in Waco is now partially powered by the sun, thanks to customers in the Green Mountain Energy Sun Clubsm. The $140,000 donation funded two different solar array systems at the zoo totaling 27 kilowatts (kW) of pollution-free energy from the sun. They are expected to produce nearly 38,000 kWh of clean…

Have a Sustainable Halloween

Consider these frighteningly festive eco-tips to ensure a happy, healthy, and sustainable Halloween. Many electronic devices in your home use energy even when not in use. These phantom loads, also known as vampire energy, silently suck energy that can add up over the year.

Find the Green Job of Your Dreams

With more companies creating positions that deal with renewable energy, sustainability, and environmental responsibility, the odds of you finding your dream job in emerging green fields are getting better.

Ramp Up Your Office Recycling Program

Recycling can greatly decrease the amount of waste your office sends to the landfill. If your office does not have a recycling program, here’s some inspiration on how to implement one.

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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