University of Houston Goes Solar Thanks to Sun Club

The University of Houston is now partially powered by the sun, thanks to customers in the Green Mountain Energy Sun Clubsm!  The  $140,000 donation is helping fund UH’s first solar array system and begin a new internship program that uses funds gathered by the array’s utility cost savings.

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…

Ozone Action Days and What You Can Do to Help

We’re all familiar with the term “ozone action day” and typically associate it with a hot summer day.  But what does it really mean?  The CLEAN AIR Force of Central Texas, a proud partner of Green Mountain Energy Company, explains the significance of ozone pollution – and what you can do to make a difference.

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. 

What’s Your Water Footprint?

How do our own water footprints contribute to our overall water situation?  Just as we focus on conserving energy, we also need to start thinking of the ways we can decrease usage of one of our most precious resources: fresh water.

Bike Share Coming Soon to NYC

If you had access to a convenient network of bicycles in the areas where you live, work and play, would you ditch your car and opt for transportation on two wheels? Pretty soon you’ll have the opportunity, thanks to a new bike-share program coming to New York City by summer 2012.