Residential and Business Green Power Program Resources
Where does renewable energy come from?
All of the renewable energy PSE Green Power customers purchase is produced here in the west and fed into the regional grid. Green Power Program resources:
|Puget Sound Energy Green Power Program|
Product Content Label1
|This product is sold to match 100% of your estimated electricity usage. Alternatively, this product is sold in blocks of 160 kilowatt hours (kWh). The product will be made up of the following new renewable resources averaged annually. |
|Green-e Certified New2 Renewables in
PSE's Green Power Program
|Generation Location |
|Low impact hydro
|1. These figures reflect the power PSE contracted to provide in 2012 and anticipated changes to the portfolio in 2013. Actual figures may vary according to resource availability. We will annually report to you the actual resource mix of the electricity you purchased during the preceding year.|
2. New Renewables come from generation facilities that first began commercial operation on or after January 1, 1997.
For comparison, the current average mix of resources supplying Puget Sound Energy includes: Large Hydroelectric (50%), Coal (32%), Natural Gas (16%), Nuclear (1%), and other (1%) based on 2011 fuel mix reported to the State of Washington Office of Trade and Economic Development.
The average PSE home uses 1000 kWh per month.
Green-e Energy certifies that PSE's Green Power Program meets the minimum environmental and consumer protection standards established by the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions. For more information on Green-e Energy certification requirements, call 1-888-63-GREEN or