January 2013 - The Plumsted Township Committee has contracted with ConEdison Solutions to purchase the Township's power supply for 2013. The contract with ConEdison Solutions was selected from among seven competing bids from power suppliers and is expected to save residents an average of 14 percent over that offered by Jersey Central Power & Light, the Township's standard power provider. In addition to saving residents money, the Plumsted Community Energy Aggregation Program also contracts with ConEdison Solutions to ensure 10 percent of the power procured by the Township will originate from renewable energy resources.
News Release -
Plumsted Township Awards Power Supply Contract that will Save Township Residents $400,000 in First Government Energy Aggregation Program in New Jersey
January 2010 - The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Alliance for Clean Energy New York announced Green Power NYC, a new website that allows New York City residents and small businesses to purchase renewable energy. From the site, consumers can select their desired type of clean power and energy provider and fill out a form to make the switch to renewable energy. The site was developed with funds donated from the Wolfensohn Family Foundation.
Currently, the site offers renewable energy options from two suppliers: Sterling Planet and Community Energy.
ConEdison Solutions is offering WIND Power, a 100% wind energy product, at a rate of 2.5¢/kWh, and GREEN Power, a blended product of wind (35%) and small hydro (65%) energy, at a rate of 1.0¢/kWh. The renewable energy for both products is supplied by Community Energy, Inc. from New York State facilities.
Sterling Planet is offering Sterling Wind, a 100% wind energy product sourced from regional/national facilities, at a rate of 1.85¢/kWh, and Sterling NY Choice, a blended product of wind (50%) and small hydro (50%) energy sourced from New York State facilities, at a rate of 2.5¢/kWh.
News Release - New Website Lets New Yorkers Switch to Green Power in Three Clicks
Additional Information - Participating Green Power Providers
Contact: Kate Slusark, 212-727-4592
June 2009 - Chelsea Piers, a large New York City sports and entertainment complex, is now the largest green power purchaser in the city. The purchase of approximately 22 million kWh of wind energy certificates from ConEdison Solutions’ Green Power program is enough to supply 100% of the complex’s anticipated annual electricity demand at the 28-acre, one-million-square-foot property on the Hudson River waterfront in Manhattan. The ConEdison Solutions program is supplied through wind energy certificates from Community Energy, Inc., which sources the certificates from wind farms throughout the country.
The renewable energy purchase is part of Chelsea Piers’ overall sustainability plan, which includes reduced water consumption, use of sustainable indoor and outdoor materials, supply chain practices that ensure relationships with eco-friendly partners and vendors, and recycling strategies that minimize the carbon footprint of the sports and entertainment complex.
News Release - Chelsea Piers Honored as New York City’s Largest Commercial Purchaser of 100% Wind Power
Additional Information - Green Initiatives at Chelsea Piers
June 2009 - ConEdison Solutions, a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., announced its Green Power program for Connecticut residential and small business customers. Customers choosing ConEdison Solutions as their electricity provider can choose to offset some or all of their electricity use through wind power. Customers can choose between wind power sourced regionally or nationally, at introductory prices below Connecticut utility standard electricity rates, according to the company.
Press Release - Con Edison Solutions Now Offers ‘Green Power’ To Connecticut
Contact: Christine Nevin, 914-286-7094
January 2009 - The Business Council of Westchester County, New York and ConEdison Solutions, a national energy services company that provides competitive power supply and related services, have partnered to offer Council member businesses and affiliated households the option to purchase green power. By switching to ConEdison Solutions as their energy provider, members can choose green power among other options. Residential customers will pay 1¢/kWh above standard rates for a blend of wind and hydro power and 2.5¢/kWh above standard rates for pure wind power. For households and small businesses, some of this green power premium can be offset by utility discounts for switching providers, under a state program designed to encourage energy choice.
News Release - Business Council of Westchester and Con Edison Solutions Launch Energy Initiative
ConEdison Solutions Contact: Christine Nevin, 914-286-7094
Business Council of Westchester Contact: Hillary Millman, 914-948-2110
March 2005 - ConEdison Solutions and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced an agreement under which the EDC will purchase 3.7 million kWh of wind energy annually for two city-owned industrial centers in Brooklyn: the four-million-square-foot Brooklyn Army Terminal and the one-million-square-foot Bush Terminal. The wind energy will be supplied under a wholesale agreement with Community Energy, Inc. and sourced primarily from the 30-MW Fenner Wind Power Project, which is located east of Syracuse, NY.
News Release - New York City Makes Largest Purchase of "Green Power" in New York City Government History
ConEdison Solutions Contact: Christine Nevin, (914) 286-7094
EDC Contact: Michael Sherman, (212)312-3523
January 2004 - ConEdison Solutions and Community Energy, Inc. (CEI) announced that The Durst Organization — a prominent New York City-based commercial real estate owner — has committed to purchase 10.5 million kWh of green power annually to supply seven high-rise office buildings in Manhattan. The green power purchase represents 10% of the total energy consumed in the company's New York properties. ConEdison's Green Power product for commercial customers consists entirely of wind energy supplied by CEI and sourced from the 30-MW Fenner Wind Power Project located in Madison County, NY.
News Release - The Durst Organization Makes State's Largest Commercial Purchase of Wind Power
CEI Contact: Brent Beerley (212) 374-2052
January 2003 - ConEdison Solutions, an unregulated subsidiary of Consolidated Edison that provides electricity service to residential and small business customers, announced that it is teaming with Community Energy, Inc. to offer green power to residential customers in the New York City region. The GREEN Power product is a Green-e certified blend of New York-based wind (25%) and hydropower (75%) offered at a premium of 0.5¢/kWh compared to the company's standard electricity rate. An average residential customer using 350 kWh of electricity each month would pay an additional $1.75 per month for the green power product. The power is supplied from the recently developed 30-MW wind farm in Fenner, NY and small, run-of-the-river hydropower facilities. The offering is available to all residential customers in the ConEdison and Orange and Rockland service territories.
News Release - ConEdison Solutions To Donate 83,000 Watts of Wind Power on New Year's Eve: Enough To Light The Times Square Ball
ConEdison Solutions Contact: Customer Service (888) 320-8991