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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
(last updated May 2012)

State Utility Information Enrollment Information Type Start Date Premium
TX Austin Energy (City of Austin) GreenChoice wind 2000/1997 2.1¢/kWh
TX College Station Utilities Wind Watts (10%/50%/100%) new wind 2009 TBD
TX El Paso Electric Company Renewable Energy Tariff wind 2001 1.92¢/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
(last updated May 2012)

State  Company Information  Enrollment Information  Resource Mix2 Certification 
TX Ambit Energy Certified Green 100% wind Green-e
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 Pure Texas Wind Plan 100% wind
TX Dynowatt GoGreen 100% Texas wind
TX Energy Plus Energy Plus Green Option 100% wind Green-e Energy
TX Entrust Energy Texas Refresh 100% renewables
TX First Choice Power First Choice Certified Green Business Texas wind
TX First Choice Power Simply Better Renewable 100% renewable
TX Gexa Energy / NextEra Energy Resources True Green 100% wind
TX Green Mountain Energy Company Pollution Free 100% wind
TX Green Mountain Energy Company Renewable Rewards 100% wind
TX Just Energy JustGreen RECs 100% U.S. wind Green-e Energy
TX Just Energy JustGreen Standard RECs 100% renewables
TX Liberty Power Liberty Green 100% renewables Green-e Energy
TX Mission Power Mission Green 100% renewables
TX New Leaf Energy Green Energy Plan wind, hydro Green-e Energy
TX Potentia Energy Potentia Pure Green 100% renewables
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 TXU Energy Texas Choice 100% wind Green-e
TX Texas Power Texas Power Pure 100% wind
TX Texpo Energy Clear Blue Skies 100% renewables
TX TriEagle Energy Green Eagle 100% renewables
TX True Electric True Green 100% renewables
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
(last updated June 2013)

SolarCity


National Retail REC Products
(last updated May 2012)

Certificate Marketer Product Name Renewable Resources Location of Renewable Resources Residential Price Premiums* Certification
3 Phases Renewables Green Certificates 100% biomass, geothermal, hydro, solar, wind Nationwide 1.2¢/kWh Green-e
3Degrees National Renewable Energy Certificates 100% wind, solar, geothermal, low-impact hydro, biogas, biomass Nationwide 0.5¢/kWh-1.5¢/kWh Green-e
Arcadia Power Clean Energy 100% new wind Nationwide 1.5¢/kwh
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Solar Green Tags 100% new solar Nationwide 5.6¢/kWh
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Wind & Solar Green Tags Blend 50% new wind, 50% new solar Nationwide 2.4¢/kWh
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Wind Green Tags 100% wind Nationwide 2.0¢/kWh
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Denali Green Tags (Alaska only) 100% new wind 10% Alaska, 90% Nationwide 2.0¢/kWh
Bonneville Environmental Foundation Zephyr Energy (Kansas Only) 50% new low-impact hydropower Midwest, West 2.0¢/kWh
Carbon Solutions Group CSG CleanBuild biomass, biogas, wind, solar, hydro Nationwide .15¢/kWh - .5¢/kWh Green-e
Community Energy NewWind Energy 100% new wind Nationwide 2.5¢/kWh Green-e
GP Renewables & Trading LLC GP-REC Structured Product solar, hydro, biomass, landfill gas, energy efficiency Localized by state and region 0.2¢/kWh
Green Mountain Energy Company Green-e RECs wind, solar, hydro Nationwide and regional resources ~1.4¢/kWh Green-e
Green Power Offsets US Wind 100% wind Nationwide 0.8¢/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
Pear-Energy Pear Energy 100% wind Midwest 1.5-2.0¢/kWh
REpowerNow REpower Credits wind, solar, hydro Wisconsin 2.5¢/kWh
Renewable Choice Energy American Wind 100% new wind Nationwide 2.0¢/kWh Green-e
Santee Cooper SC Green Power landfill gas, solar South Carolina 3.0¢/kWh Green-e
Sky Energy, Inc. WIND-E Renewable Energy 100% wind Nationwide 2.4¢/kWh
Sterling Planet Sterling Wind 100% new wind Nationwide 1.85¢/kWh Green-e
TerraPass Green-e RECs 100% new wind Nationwide 0.5¢/kWh Green-e
Waverly Light & Power Iowa Energy Tags 100% wind Iowa 2.0¢/kWh
WindCurrent Chesapeake Windcurrent 100% new wind Mid-Atlantic States 2.5¢/kWh
WindStreet Energy Renewable Energy Credit Program wind Nationwide ~1.2¢/kWh

Notes:
* Product prices are updated as of August 2010. Premium may also apply to small commercial customers. Large users may be able to negotiate price premiums.
** Product is sourced from Green-e and ERT-certified RECs. ERT also certifies the entire product portfolio.
*** The Climate Neutral Network certifies the methodology used to calculate the CO2 emissions offset.
NA = Not applicable.

Source:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory.



National Commercial &/or Wholesale REC Marketers

3Degrees3 Phases RenewablesAir & Liquid Advisors LLCAmerex Brokers
Atlantic Energy GroupBP Energy CompanyBasin Electric Power CooperativeBlueRock Energy
Bonneville Environmental FoundationBonneville Power Administration (BPA)Brookfield Renewable PowerCalpine Corporation
Carbon Solutions GroupCarbonCCY ManagementCarbonfund.orgClean Currents
Clear Energy Brokerage & ConsultingClear Sky PowerComEdCommunity Energy Inc.
Conservation Services GroupConstellation NewEnergyDirect Energy BusinessEcoelectrons Renewable Energy
Element Markets Empire District Electric CompanyEndless Energy CorporationEnvironmental Certificate Exchange
Exelon Power TeamFirstEnergy Solutions CorporationFlett ExchangeGT Environmental Finance
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NAGood Energy, LPGreen Mountain Energy CompanyGreen Power 4 Texas
Greenlight Energy GroupHess 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 CompanyOne Planet REC
OneEnergy RenewablesPPL CorporationPacific RenewablesPlymouth Rock Energy
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.Sun Farm Ventures, Inc.SunEdisonTFS Energy
TXU EnergyTerraPass Inc.Texas PowerTradition Energy
Tullett PrebonUnicoi 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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