May 2009 - Wabash Valley Power Association (WVPA) announced that its wind and landfill gas-generated renewable energy certificate (REC) product, WVPA Wind and Landfill Gas RECs, has been certified by Green-e Energy. WVPA, a provider of wholesale electricity to 28 distribution cooperatives located in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio, has offered RECs to its customers since 2004. In 2009, renewable energy sources are expected to supply 4.3 percent of WVPA’s annual power generation.
News Release - WVPA is first Indiana utility to earn Green-e Energy Certification of Wind and Landfill Gas RECs
WVPA Contact: Sabina Kapp, 317-481-2831
June 2001 - Wabash Valley Power Association, a generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative serving 24 member distribution systems in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio, is offering customers the option to purchase green power generated from landfill gas facilities. Wabash Valley currently contracts with Waste Management for the output of 3 landfill gas facilities in northwestern Indiana with a combined capacity of 7.5 MW. The cooperative has also entered into an agreement to purchase power from a 3.2 MW landfill gas facility to come on-line in early 2002. Currently, 7 distribution cooperatives are participating in the program and offering the green power to end-use customers at price premiums ranging from 0.5¢/kWh to 1.0¢/kWh.
Wabash Valley Contact - Sabrina Kapp, 317-481-2831