Green Mountain Energy believes that cleaner energy means a cleaner world. Since 1997, Green Mountain Energy has been on a mission to use the power of consumer choice to change the way power is made. Serving Texas since 2002, they were the first retailer to offer alternative energy in the state. Since then, Green Mountain Energy has built quite a following of renewable energy supporters in Texas who have made a significant positive difference on the environment. That’s the reason Green Mountain Energy exists. For almost 20 years, they’ve been using sun and wind to offer cleaner energy products that protect the environment.
Committed to Bringing Cleaner Energy to Homes and Businesses
As the longest-serving renewable energy retailer in the nation, Green Mountain Energy brings cleaner power to homes and businesses every day and continues to promote efforts that lead to a more sustainable energy future. Green Mountain Energy provides ways for their customers reduce their impact on the environment with carbon offsets that avoid carbon dioxide emissions. Their products are sourced from high quality projects that are held to very high standards of reporting and verification. These high standards combined with years of experience in renewable energy mean that customers can be confident in the cleaner energy and carbon offset products that they receive from Green Mountain Energy.
Green Mountain Energy Solar Buy Back Program and Other Innovative Products
Green Mountain Energy offers electricity plans and energy products to its customers that promote a more sustainable energy future.
SolarSPARC™ (Smart People Accelerating Renewable Change) was introduced as the first 100% solar product in Texas in September 2013. When customers sign up for this plan, Green Mountain Energy sets aside money each month to fund a variety of solar projects, programs, and technologies that are aimed at making solar more affordable. SolarSPARC™ customers receive an annual bill credit that grows over time.
Green Mountain Energy Solar Buy-Back Program
With the Renewable Rewards™ Buy-Back Program, customers who install qualifying renewable energy generation facilities at their homes can receive a bill credit for 100% of the excess energy they deliver back to the electricity grid. Solar installations are easy and affordable for Texas customers through Green Mountain Energy’s affiliate, NRG Home Solar.
Pollution Free™ Efficient with Nest
The Pollution Free™ Efficient with Nest is the first 100% wind energy renewable electricity plan that is paired with a Nest Learning Thermostat™. The Nest Learning Thermostat™ is a smart thermostat that helps customers create a smarter home by managing and reducing their heating and cooling energy use.
Pollution Free™ WaterSaver
The Pollution Free™ WaterSaver electricity plan pairs 100% wind energy with a Water Eco-Kit that includes water saving products like faucet aerators and high-efficiency showerheads. For customers who choose the Pollution Free™ WaterSaver 24 plan, they will receive a free Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller to help conserve water outdoors.
Green Mountain Energy offers carbon offsets for purchase so that customers can neutralize their carbon footprint. Everyday activities like driving, flying, and consuming electricity from fossil fuels have an impact on the environment. After making direct reductions in your carbon footprint by conserving energy, carbon offsets are the best way to shrink your carbon footprint.
Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Provides Funding to Non-Profit Organizations for Solar Energy Installations
Green Mountain customers have the option to participate in the Sun Club®. Each month Sun Club® members contribute money that goes to a fund that provides long-term, sustainable solutions that focus on people and the planet. Since 2002, the Sun Club® has helped install more than 900 kW of solar power through 75 unique projects supporting more than 70 non-profit organizations.
Green Mountain Energy Brings 100% Pollution Fee Electricity Across the Nation
In 2010, NRG purchased Green Mountain Energy making it part of one of the largest energy companies in the nation. Green Mountain Energy serves over half a million customers in Texas, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Every year Green Mountain Energy publishes a sustainability report. Since inception, customers have collectively avoided 54.4 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions by choosing cleaner electricity and carbon offset products from Green Mountain. That’s the equivalent of taking almost 6 million cars off the road for one year.