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The table shown here summarizes green power products available in Minnesota and nationally available renewable energy certificate products. Please contact our Webmaster if you have questions or more recent information regarding these products.

Company and product listings do not represent endorsement by either the National Renewable Energy Laboratory or the U.S. Department of Energy.

State-Specific Utility Green Pricing Programs
(Validated January 2015 with regular updates)

State Utility Information Enrollment Information Type Start Date Premium
MN Alliant Energy Second Nature landfill gas, wind 2002 2.0¢/kWh
MN Basin Electric Power Cooperative: Minnesota Valley Electric Coop, Sioux Valley Southwestern Prairie Winds wind 2002 varies by utillity
MN Dairyland Power Cooperative: Freeborn-Mower Cooperative / Albert Lea, People's / Rochester, Tri-County / Rushford Evergreen Renewable Energy Program hydro, wind, landfill gas, biogas 1998 1.5¢/kWh
MN Great River Energy (all 28 coops offer program): Agralite, Arrowhead, BENCO Electric, Brown County Rural Electric, Connexus Energy, Co-op Light & Power, Crow Wing Power, Dakota Electric Association, East Central Electric Association, Federated Rural Electric, Goodhue County, Itasca Mantrap Cooperative, Kandiyohi Power Cooperative, Lake Country Power, Lake Region Electric Cooperative, McLeod Cooperative Power, Meeker Cooperative Light & Power, Mille Lacs Electric Cooperative, Minnesota Valley, Nobles Cooperative Electric, North Itasca, Redwood Electric Cooperative, Runestone Electric, South Central Electric Association, Stearns Electric, Steele-Waseca, Todd-Wadena, Wright-Hennepin Electric Wellspring Renewable Wind Energy Program wind 1998 0.4¢/kWh
MN Minnesota Power WindSense wind 2002 2.5¢/kWh
MN Minnkota Power Cooperative: Beltrami, Clearwater Polk, North Star, PKM, Red Lake, Red River, Roseau, Wild Rice; Northern Municipal Power Agency (10 municipals) Infinity Wind Energy wind 1999 0.5¢/kWh
MN Missouri River Energy Services: Adrian, Alexandria, Barnesville, Benson, Breckenridge, Detroit Lakes, Elbow Lake, Henning, Jackson, Lakefield, Lake Park, Luverne, Madison, Moorhead, Ortonville, St. James, Sauk Centre, Staples, Wadena, Westbrook, Worthington RiverWinds wind 2002 2.0¢/kWh-2.5¢/kWh
MN Moorhead Public Service Capture the Wind wind 1998 0.5¢/kWh
MN Otter Tail Power Company TailWinds wind 2002 1.3¢/kWh
MN Xcel Energy WindSource wind 2003 0.795¢/kWh

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado.

Notes: Utility green pricing programs may only be available to customers located in the utility's service territory. For additional details, please see the full green pricing products table.

National Retail REC Products
(Validated January 2015 with regular updates)

Certificate Marketer Product Name Renewable Resources Location of Renewable Resources Residential Price Premiums* Certification
3Degrees National Renewable Energy Certificates 100% wind, solar, geothermal, low-impact hydro, biogas, biomass Nationwide 0.5¢/kWh-1.5¢/kWh Green-e Energy
3 Phases Renewables Green Certificates 100% biomass, geothermal, hydro, solar, wind Nationwide 1.2¢/kWh Green-e Energy
Arcadia Power Wind Energy 100% new wind Nationwide 0.5¢/kwh-1.5¢/kwh Green-e Energy
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Renewable Energy Certificates wind, low-impact hydro, biogas, landfill gas, geothermal, solar Nationwide 0.8¢/kWh Green-e Energy
Carbon Solutions Group CSG CleanBuild biomass, biogas, wind, solar, hydro Nationwide 0.15¢/kWh - 0.5¢/kWh Green-e Energy
Community Energy NewWind Energy 100% new wind Nationwide 2.5¢/kWh Green-e Energy
EDP Renewables US Wind 100% wind Nationwide 0.8¢/kWh
Green Core Electric Wind Energy 100% new wind Nationwide 1.0¢/kWh Green-e Energy Certified RECs only
Mass Energy Consumers Alliance New England Wind Friends 100% new wind New England 5.0¢/kWh (contribution)
North American Power American Wind 100% wind Nationwide 1.5¢/kWh Green-e Energy
NuPath Energy NuSource1 wind, solar Nationwide 1.2¢/kWh Independent 3rd party
NuPath Energy NuSourceNY wind, small hydro NY/nationwide 1.6¢/kWh Independent 3rd party
Renewable Choice Energy American Wind 100% new wind Nationwide 2.0¢/kWh Green-e Energy
REpowerNow REpower Credits wind, solar, hydro Wisconsin 2.5¢/kWh
Santee Cooper SC Green Power landfill gas, solar South Carolina 3.0¢/kWh Green-e Energy
Sky Energy, Inc. WIND-E Renewable Energy 100% wind Nationwide 2.4¢/kWh
Sterling Planet Sterling Wind 100% new wind Nationwide 1.5¢/kWh Green-e Energy
WindCurrent Chesapeake Windcurrent 100% new wind Mid-Atlantic States 1.5¢/kWh

* Product prices are updated as of January 2015. Premium may also apply to small commercial customers. Large users may be able to negotiate price premiums.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

National Commercial &/or Wholesale REC Marketers

3Degrees3 Phases RenewablesAir & Liquid Advisors LLCAmerex Brokers
Arcadia PowerAtlantic Energy GroupBasin Electric Power CooperativeBlueRock Energy
Bonneville Environmental FoundationBonneville Power Administration (BPA)BP Energy CompanyBrookfield Renewable Power
Calpine CorporationCarbonCCY ManagementCarbonfund.orgCarbon Solutions Group
Clean CurrentsClear Energy Brokerage & ConsultingClear Sky PowerComEd
Community Energy Inc.Conservation Services GroupConstellation NewEnergyDirect Energy Business
Ecoelectrons Renewable EnergyEDP RenewablesElement Markets Empire District Electric Company
Endless Energy CorporationExelon Power TeamFirstEnergy Solutions CorporationFlett Exchange
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NAGood Energy, LPGP Renewables & Trading LLCGreenlight Energy Group
Green Mountain Energy CompanyGreen Power 4 TexasGT Environmental FinanceHess Energy
Hudson Energy ServicesIberdola RenewablesIntegrys Energy GroupJuice Energy
Just EnergyKarboneLiberty PowerMaine Interfaith Power & Light
Mainstay EnergyMassachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance (Mass Energy)MidAmerican Energy MotivEarth
NativeEnergyNeuwing Energy VenturesNexant Clean Energy SolutionsNextEra Energy Resources (formerly FPL Energy)
Old Mill Power CompanyOneEnergy RenewablesOne Planet RECPacific Renewables
Plymouth Rock EnergyPPL CorporationPremier Energy MarketingPremier Power Solutions
QVINTA, Inc.Reliant EnergyRenewable Choice EnergySelect Energy
Sempra U.S. Gas & PowerShell TradingSky Energy, Inc.Sol Systems
Spartan Renewable EnergySpectron EnvironmentalSRECTradeSterling Planet, Inc.
SunEdisonSun Farm Ventures, Inc.Texas PowerTFS Energy
Tradition EnergyTullett PrebonTwin Eagle Resource ManagementTXU Energy
Unicoi Energy ServicesViking Wind Partners, LLCVillage Green Energy Vision Quest
Washington Gas Energy ServicesWaste ManagementWaverly Light and PowerWestern Area Power Administration
WindCurrentWindQuest Energy, Inc.WindStreet EnergyWorld Energy


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