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The table shown here summarizes green power products available in Texas 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
(Verified January 2015 with regular updates)

State Utility Information Enrollment Information Type Start Date Premium
TX Austin Energy (City of Austin) GreenChoice wind 2000/1997 0.75¢/kWh
TX College Station Utilities Wind Watts (10%/50%/100%) new wind 2009 0.5¢/kWh
TX El Paso Electric Company Renewable Energy Tariff wind 2001 3.53¢/kWh
TX Pedernales Electric Cooperative Renewable Power wind, hydro 2006 0.5¢/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.



State-Specific Retail Green Power Product Offerings 1
(Verified January 2015 with regular updates)

State  Company Information  Enrollment Information  Resource Mix2 Certification 
TX Ambit Energy Certified Green wind, biomass Green-e Energy
TX Amigo Energy Green Energy Program 100% renewables
TX Bounce Energy Organic Power 100% renewables
TX Bounce Energy Smart Green 100% renewables
TX Champion Energy Services Green Power 100% renewables
TX Cirro Energy Smart Lock 100% wind
TX Direct Energy Green Texas 12 100% wind
TX Energy Plus Energy Plus Green Option 100% wind Green-e Energy
TX Entrust Energy Texas Refresh 100% renewables
TX First Choice Power/Direct Energy Green Texas Texas wind
TX Green Mountain Energy Company Pollution Free 100% wind
TX Green Mountain Energy Company Renewable Rewards 100% wind
TX IGS Energy GoGreen 100% Texas wind
TX Just Energy JustGreen Power 100% renewable Green-e Energy
TX Liberty Power Liberty Green 100% renewables Green-e Energy
TX New Leaf Energy Green Energy Plan wind, hydro Green-e Energy
TX Reliant Energy 100% Texas Wind 100% wind
TX Southwest Power & Light Renewable Healthy Heart Of Texas 100% renewables
TX Spark Energy Spark 100% Renewable Advantage 100% renewables
TX StarTex Power Texas Wind Power 100% wind
TX Stream Energy Green & Clean Plan 100% renewable energy
(12% option in PA)
TX Texpo Energy Clear Blue Skies 100% renewables
TX TriEagle Energy Green Eagle 100% renewables
TX TXU Energy Texas Choice 100% wind Green-e
TX Veteran Energy Freedom Green 100% renewables
TX Veteran Energy Integrity Green 100% renewables
TX YEP Green Earth 100% Renewable 100% renewables
TX YEP Urban Advantage Renewable 100% renewables

Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory

For notes to the table and additional details, please see the full green marketing products table.



Third-Party Financing Options
(Verified January 2015 with regular updates)

SolarCity


National Retail REC Products
(Verified 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 Clean Energy 100% new wind Nationwide 1.5¢/kwh
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 .15¢/kWh - .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
GP Renewables & Trading LLC GP-REC Structured Product solar, hydro, biomass, landfill gas, energy efficiency Localized by state and region 0.2¢/kWh
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
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

Notes:
* 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.

Source:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory.



National Commercial &/or Wholesale REC Marketers

3Degrees3 Phases RenewablesAir & Liquid Advisors LLCAmerex Brokers
Atlantic Energy GroupBasin Electric Power CooperativeBlueRock EnergyBonneville Environmental Foundation
Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)BP Energy CompanyBrookfield Renewable PowerCalpine Corporation
CarbonCCY ManagementCarbonfund.orgCarbon Solutions GroupClean Currents
Clear Energy Brokerage & ConsultingClear Sky PowerComEdCommunity Energy Inc.
Conservation Services GroupConstellation NewEnergyDirect Energy BusinessEcoelectrons Renewable Energy
EDP RenewablesElement Markets Empire District Electric CompanyEndless Energy Corporation
Exelon Power TeamFirstEnergy Solutions CorporationFlett ExchangeGDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA
Good Energy, LPGreenlight Energy GroupGreen Mountain Energy CompanyGreen Power 4 Texas
GT Environmental FinanceHess EnergyHudson Energy ServicesIberdola Renewables
Integrys Energy GroupJuice EnergyJust EnergyKarbone
Liberty PowerMaine Interfaith Power & LightMainstay EnergyMassachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance (Mass Energy)
MidAmerican Energy MotivEarthNativeEnergyNeuwing Energy Ventures
Nexant Clean Energy SolutionsNextEra Energy Resources (formerly FPL Energy)Old Mill Power CompanyOneEnergy Renewables
One Planet RECPacific RenewablesPlymouth Rock EnergyPPL Corporation
Premier Energy MarketingPremier Power SolutionsQVINTA, Inc.Reliant Energy
Renewable Choice EnergySelect EnergySempra U.S. Gas & PowerShell Trading
Sky Energy, Inc.Sol SystemsSpartan Renewable EnergySpectron Environmental
Sterling Planet, Inc.SunEdisonSun Farm Ventures, Inc.Texas Power
TFS EnergyTradition EnergyTullett PrebonTwin Eagle Resource Management
TXU EnergyUnicoi Energy ServicesViking Wind Partners, LLCVillage Green Energy
Vision QuestWashington Gas Energy ServicesWaste ManagementWaverly Light and Power
Western Area Power AdministrationWindCurrentWindQuest Energy, Inc.WindStreet Energy
World Energy

 

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