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We offer a variety of innovative cleaner energy products to our residential and commercial customers nationwide.

Illinois

Name Annual Usage Info Type Annual CO2 Avoided Which is like…
Pollution Free™ 9,000 kWh Residential 13,600 lbs 1,400 young trees can absorb in a year or 15,200 miles not driven
10% Renewable 85,200 kWh Commercial 12,900 lbs 1,300 young trees can absorb in a year or 14,400 miles not driven
100% Renewable 85,200 kWh Commercial 129,500 lbs 13,700 young trees can absorb in a year or 144,500 miles not driven

We began offering cleaner electricity products throughout the greater Chicago area in December 2012. In addition to our flagship residential product, Pollution Free electricity, we also donate solar energy to non-profits with a monthly Sun Club contribution for all residential customers in Illinois.

Our commercial electricity products can be customized to include 10% to 100% renewable energy content.

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Maryland

Name Annual Usage Info Type Annual CO2 Avoided Which is like…
Pollution Free™ 9,000 kWh Residential 13,600 lbs 1,400 young trees can absorb in a year or 15,200 miles not driven
10% Renewable 121,200 kWh Commercial 18,400 lbs 1,900 young trees can absorb in a year or 20,500 miles not driven
100% Renewable 121,200 kWh Commercial 184,200 lbs 19,500 young trees can absorb in a year or 205,600 miles not driven

We began offering cleaner electricity products throughout the greater Baltimore area in March 2013. In addition to our flagship residential product, Pollution Free electricity, we also donate solar energy to non-profits with a monthly Sun Club contribution for all residential customers in Maryland.

Our commercial electricity products can be customized to include 10% to 100% renewable energy content.

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Massachusetts

Name Annual Usage Info Type Annual CO2 Avoided Which is like…
Pollution Free™ 9,000 kWh Residential 10,000 lbs 1,000 young trees can absorb in a year or 11,000 miles not driven

We began offering cleaner electricity products in Massachusetts in 2015. In addition to our flagship residential product, Pollution Free electricity, we also donate solar energy to non-profits with a monthly Sun Club contribution for all residential customers in Maryland.

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New Jersey

Name Annual Usage Info Type Annual CO2 Avoided Which is like…
Pollution Free™ 9,000 kWh Residential 13,600 lbs 1,400 young trees can absorb in a year or 15,200 miles not driven
10% Renewable 78,000 kWh Commercial 11,800 lbs 1,200 young trees can absorb in a year or 13,200 miles not driven
100% Renewable 78,000 kWh Commercial 118,500 lbs 12,500 young trees can absorb in a year or 132,300 miles not driven

 

We began offering competitively priced renewable energy products to commercial customers in New Jersey in 2012. Our commercial electricity products can be customized to include 10% to 100% renewable energy content. In addition to our commercial offerings, we began offering Pollution Free electricity to residential customers in 2015. We also donate solar energy to non-profits with a monthly Sun Club contribution for all residential customers in New Jersey.

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New York

Name Annual Usage Info Type Annual CO2 Avoided Which is like…
Pollution Free™ 9,000 kWh Residential 13,600 lbs 1,400 young trees can absorb in a year or 15,200 miles not driven
SolarSPARC™ 9,000 kWh Residential 8,400 lbs 890 young trees can absorb in a year or 9,400 miles not driven
10% Renewable 73,200 kWh Commercial 11,100 lbs 1,100 young trees can absorb in a year or 12,400 miles not driven
100% Renewable 73,200 kWh Commercial 111,200 lbs 11,700 young trees can absorb in a year or 124,100 miles not driven

We were the first electricity supplier (ESCO) in New York City fully dedicated to cleaner energy when we entered the market in 2009 and have since expanded statewide. In addition to our flagship Pollution Free product, we also offer some additional premium product offerings for New York customers to support local renewable resources.

We also donate solar energy to non-profits with a monthly Sun Club contribution for all residential customers in New York.

Our commercial electricity products can be customized to include 10% to 100% renewable energy content.

SolarSPARC™

We introduced the first 100% solar product in New York in May 2014. SolarSPARC (Smart People Accelerating Renewable Change) allows our customers to put the sun to work helping support the adoption of solar. SolarSPARC 100 is made from 100% national solar energy, and SolarSPARC10 includes at least 10% national solar and up to 90% national wind. We make a monthly contribution for each customer on this product to support a variety of projects, programs, and solar-related technologies. Plus, customers get an annual solar credit that grows over time. The more people who choose this product, the more we can support solar adoption. Take a look at the kinds of projects we’re supporting.


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Pennsylvania

Name Annual Usage Info Type Annual CO2 Avoided Which is like…
Pollution Free™ 9,000 kWh Residential 13,600 lbs 1,400 young trees can absorb in a year or 15,200 miles not driven
SolarSPARC™ 9,000 kWh Residential 8,400 lbs 890 young trees can absorb in a year or 9,400 miles not driven
10% Renewable 62,400 kWh Commercial 9,400 lbs 1,000 young trees can absorb in a year or 10,500 miles not driven
100% Renewable 62,400 kWh Commercial 94,800 lbs 10,000 young trees can absorb in a year or 105,800 miles not driven

In 1998, Green Mountain was one of the first companies to offer Pennsylvania consumers a choice of how their electricity is made when the energy market opened to competition. Our Pennsylvania customers’ demand for renewable energy helped lead to the development of the first utility-scale wind farm in the Eastern U.S., in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, back in 1999. Green Mountain re-entered Pennsylvania in 2012, as an active Electric Generation Supplier (EGS) serving residential and business customers statewide.

In addition to our flagship Pollution Free product, we offer some additional premium product offerings for Pennsylvania customers trying to support solar or local wind resources. We also donate solar energy to non-profits with a monthly Sun Club contribution for all residential customers in Pennsylvania.

Our commercial electricity products can be customized to include 10% to 100% renewable energy content.

SolarSPARC™

We introduced the first 100% solar product in Pennsylvania in May 2014. SolarSPARC (Smart People Accelerating Renewable Change) allows our customers to put the sun to work helping build new solar installations. SolarSPARC 100 is made from 100% national solar energy, and SolarSPARC 10 includes at least 10% national solar and up to 90% national wind. We make a monthly contribution for each customer on this product to build new solar projects. Plus, customers get an annual solar credit that grows over time. The more people who choose this product, the more new solar power we’ll build.

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Texas

Name Annual Usage Info Type Annual CO2 Avoided Which is like…
Pollution Free™ 24,000 kWh Residential 26,600 lbs 2,800 young trees can absorb in a year or 29,700 miles not driven
Pollution Free™ Apartment 12,000 kWh Residential 13,300 lbs 1,400 young trees can absorb in a year or 14,800 miles not driven
Pollution Free™ Conserve 24,000 kWh Residential 26,600 lbs 2,800 young trees can absorb in a year or 29,700 miles not driven
Pollution Free™ Efficient with Nest 24,000 kWh Residential 26,600 lbs 2,800 young trees can absorb in a year or 29,700 miles not driven
Pollution Free™ EV 27,900 kWh Residential 31,000 lbs 3,200 young trees can absorb in a year or 34,600 miles not driven
Pollution Free™ WaterSaver 24,000 kWh Residential 26,600 lbs 2,800 young trees can absorb in a year or 29,700 miles not driven
Pollution Free™ TimeWise™ Free Weekends 24,000 kWh Residential 26,600 lbs 2,800 young trees can absorb in a year or 29,700 miles not driven
Renewable Rewards® 24,000 kWh Residential 26,600 lbs 2,800 young trees can absorb in a year or 29,700 miles not driven
SolarSPARC™ 100% 24,000 kWh Residential 26,600 lbs 2,800 young trees can absorb in a year or 29,700 miles not driven
SolarSPARC™ 10% 24,000 kWh Residential 26,600 lbs 2,800 young trees can absorb in a year or 29,700 miles not driven
10% Renewable 97,200 kWh Commercial 5,900 lbs 620 young trees can absorb in a year or 6,500 miles not driven
100% Renewable 97,200 kWh Commercial 138,800 lbs 14,700 young trees can absorb in a year or 154,900 miles not driven

Green Mountain was Texas’ first retail electric provider to offer cleaner energy when electricity competition began in 2002; we’re still the only one in Texas completely dedicated to cleaner energy. Our customers helped build the first wind farm in Texas after the electricity market opened to consumer choice. Texas residents can choose from a variety of 100% wind energy products, including our flagship Pollution Free product and a variety of innovative products for customers who want to improve the efficiency of their homes, support solar, or drive electric vehicles. Texas customers can also support solar energy donations to non-profits with a $5 monthly Sun Club contribution on their electricity bill or by making a one-time contribution.

Our commercial electricity products can be customized to include 10% to 100% renewable energy content.

Pollution Free™ WaterSaver

Green Mountain Energy became the only electricity provider in Texas to offer water conservation products to our customers in October 2014. That’s when we launched our Pollution Free WaterSaver electricity plan, which pairs 100% wind energy with a Water Eco-Kit™ that includes water saving products like faucet aerators and high-efficiency showerheads. In March 2015 we expanded our water conservation efforts by partnering with Rachio, a company dedicated to helping make yards more sustainable. Customers who choose the Pollution Free WaterSaver 24 electricity plan receive a free Rachio Iro smart sprinkler controller. Learn more about these plans and why water conservation matters to us.

SolarSPARC™

We introduced the first 100% solar product in Texas in September 2013. SolarSPARC (Smart People Accelerating Renewable Change) help build new solar installations and get rewarded for it. In addition to powering their home with either 100% solar energy or 10% solar energy + 90% wind, customers who choose this plan support the development of new solar in the state and receive an annual bill credit that grows over time. The first SolarSPARC-funded project is located at the Elbow Creek Wind Farm in West Texas. Learn more.

Pollution Free™ Efficient with Nest

Pollution Free Efficient with Nest is the first 100% renewable electricity product that is paired with the Nest Learning Thermostat, an innovative smart thermostat that helps customers manage and reduce their heating and cooling energy use. The product is coupled with 100% wind energy to make customers’ remaining electricity use pollution-free. To make an even bigger difference for the environment, we are offsetting the greenhouse gas emissions associated with shipping the Nest to participating customers and encouraging customers to properly dispose of their old thermostats.

Renewable Rewards®

Through the Renewable Rewards Buy-Back Program, Green Mountain customers who install qualifying renewable energy generation facilities at their homes can receive credit for any excess energy they export to the electricity grid. We also make it easy for Texas residential customers to install solar on their homes, including affordable solar lease options plans with low to no upfront costs through our affiliate, NRG Home Solar.

Pollution Free™ EV

Pollution Free EV was the first 100% wind electricity plan exclusively for electric vehicle drivers in Texas. Customers receive a special rate for all electricity used at home, including the power to charge their electric vehicle. The plan also works seamlessly with eVgo, a complete EV charging solution at home and away.

At Green Mountain, we feel strongly that electric vehicles are an important step toward reducing the environmental impact of the transportation sector, and we are excited that Pollution Free EV gives customers the chance to drive a truly zero-emissions car. Our Electric Vehicle Savings calculator helps educate drivers about the economic and environmental benefits of switching to an EV.

In the Spotlight: Sundance Square Renews Commitment to Green Power

Sundance Square is a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly mixed-use development encompassing 35 blocks at the center of downtown Fort Worth. In 2013, Sundance Square announced its commitment to purchase 50% renewable wind energy through 2018, marking a 10-year pledge to sustainability.

Since becoming a Green Mountain customer in 2008, Sundance Square has avoided 499 million pounds (lbs) of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions through its use of renewable energy. That’s like 256,200 households turning off their lights for a year.

Through 2018, Sundance is expected to purchase 165 million kilowatt-hours of wind energy from us, which is estimated to avoid approximately 46 million lbs of CO2 each year, the equivalent of planting 5,500 trees.

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Utility Partnerships

Name Annual Usage Info Type Annual CO2 Avoided Which is like…
PGE Clean WindSM (200 kWh blocks) 2,400 kWh Residential 3,200 lbs 340 young trees can absorb in a year or 3,500 miles not driven
PGE Green SourceSM 9,400 kWh Residential 12,700 lbs 1,300 young trees can absorb in a year or 14,100 miles not driven
PGE Clean WindSM Unmanaged Accounts 66,000 kWh Commercial 88,400 lbs 9,300 young trees can absorb in a year or 98,700 miles not driven
PGE Green SourceSM 19,700 kWh Commercial 26,500 lbs 2,800 young trees can absorb in a year or 29,500 miles not driven

In addition to offering renewable energy products in competitive electricity markets, we partner with utilities to extend renewable energy options to their customers.

Green Mountain’s partnership with Portland General Electric (PGE) has yielded one of the most successful green pricing programs in the country since its inception in 2002. As the marketer and a renewable energy supplier for PGE’s voluntary green power program, we have played a role in growing the program to 100,000 participants, over 12% of PGE’s customer base, by the end of 2013. PGE has renewed its contract with Green Mountain for this successful program multiple times, most recently at the end of 2013.

RECs/Carbon Offsets

Green Mountain also offers renewable energy certificates (RECs) and carbon offsets to individuals and businesses nationwide. Unbundled RECs (sold alone) are offered nationwide, while bundled renewable electricity products (RECs + electricity) are sold only in competitive electricity markets, currently including Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

RECs and carbon offsets allow customers to balance out unavoidable greenhouse gas emissions, attain carbon neutrality, and support projects such as wind farms and methane capture at landfills that reduce or avoid emissions, thus furthering our mission to use the power of consumer choice to change the way power is made.

Solutions

Green Mountain Energy™ Solutions provides businesses nationwide with a diversified suite of sustainable solutions including distributed and utility-scale solar, EV charging infrastructure, combined heat and power, monitoring and controls, carbon tracking and mitigation services, energy efficiency, demand response and more. As companies increasingly look to demonstrate their commitment to the environment, while maintaining a positive ROI, the Solutions group stands ready to assist with tangible offerings that deliver financial, reputational, and competitive benefits.

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