March 2007 - Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB), the state of Oregon's largest publicly owned utility, announced a new voluntary program through which customers can support new renewable electric generation in the Pacific Northwest. Customers can purchase one or more 100-kWh blocks of renewable power each month for $1.50 (1.50¢/kWh) or 1,000-kWh monthly blocks for $10.00 (1.0¢/kWh); the 100% usage option is also priced at 1.0¢/kWh. The revenues collected from the EWEB Greenpower program will be placed in a specially authorized fund that will finance future renewable projects. The new product is Green-e certified.
Since 1999, EWEB has offered the EWEB Windpower program, which supports the utility's investment in the Foote Creek Rim Wind Project in Wyoming. The EWEB Windpower program became fully subscribed at the end of 2006.
News Release - Green-e Certifies Eugene Water & Electric Board's Greenpower Program
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