Green Mountain® Blog

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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.

Lollapalooza Ramps Up Sustainability Efforts

Lollapalooza’s commitment to protecting the environment is incorporated into all aspects of planning the festival, including working with Green Mountain Energy Company to offset the carbon dioxide emissions created by the event

$1 A Day to Help Those Who Help Others

You’re probably familiar with deal sites that send you a discounted product or service daily but turns this concept around to help non-profits raise funds for their cause. Sign up for their email and you’ll be sent information each day on a different 501(c)3 nonprofit to which you can choose to donate $1. You…

Tips for Lowering Energy Usage During the Hot Texas Summer

Ever wonder why your electricity bill increases in the summer months, even though you haven’t changed anything in your home?  The answer may lie in the question—when the temperature outside is hitting the century mark as it has been here in Texas, your home appliances have to work extra hard to keep your home cool.

Volunteer Opportunities in NYC

Help make an even greater difference for your community by volunteering for these local environmentally and socially focused organizations!

8 Tips for Apartment Efficiency

Apartment dwellers looking to reduce their energy use may sometimes feel the biggest impact can only be achieved through upgrades which are out of their control. Here are 8 tips to help anyone save energy and increase the efficiency of their apartment (or house!):

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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