Green Mountain Energy Company announced that it has purchased nearly all of the environmental attributes associated with the output from PG&E National Energy Group's 11.5-MW wind power facility in Madison County, New York. The wind attributes will be used to supply Green Mountain customers participating in the Niagara Mohawk Renewable Energy Program. Green Mountain offers these customers a product mix of 50% new wind and 50% hydro at a 1.3¢/kWh premium to the standard utility rate or about $7 more per month for an average customer. The purchase agreement extends through 2004.
News Release - Green Mountain Energy Company Announces Local Wind Purchase Agreement with Madison Windpower Facility in Upstate New York