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NYC renewable certificates available online

New Yorkers can now buy Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) online through Green Power NYC, a website run by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Alliance for Clean Energy New York (ACENY).  At a price of 1-to-2.5 cents per kWh, consumers can purchase wind energy or a mix of wind and hydroelectric energy through the site–though currently, it only offers choice between two providers: Community Energy (ConEdison Solutions) and Sterling Planet. These are fairly limited choices but are intended as a first step in a larger consumer-end clean energy agenda.  Purchase is offered to individuals as well as to small businesses using less than 10,000 kWh per month.

(via CleanTechnica and Business Green)

February 12, 2010 Posted by | FKP | , , | Leave a comment