Allegheny Power, an investor-owned utility serving over 1.5 million customers in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia, announced that the customers of Westmoreland County, Penn. will now have an option to purchase wind energy in 100 kWh blocks at a cost of 2.5¢/kWh above the standard rate, or $2.50 per block. The utility offers the program in partnership with Community Energy Inc., a wind energy developer and marketer located in Radnor, Penn. The utility's voluntary Allegheny Renewable Energy Program is sourced from renewable energy certificates (RECs) from wind farms in the MidAtlantic and Midwest, with at least 20 percent of the wind generated in Pennsylvania.
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