Carbon Balance offers a flexible and affordable way to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions right here in the Pacific Northwest. Starting at just $3 per month, enrolling in Carbon Balance demonstrates your businesses’ commitment not only to the planet but to your customers, employees and other local business leaders already enrolled.

When you join, PSE will purchase verified carbon offsets from local forestry projects on your behalf. You’ll reduce your environmental impact by supporting projects that reduce or capture greenhouse gas emissions.

Match a portion of your natural gas usage with carbon offsets from local forestry projects, starting at just $3 per month.

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Why choose Carbon Balance?

  • Flexible options to meet your business needs. Starting at just $3 per month, enrolling in Carbon Balance offers an easy and affordable way to make a difference. Want to do even more? Join other local businesses matching 100 percent.
  • Support local forestry projects. Participants in Carbon Balance are supporting innovative carbon reduction projects like the Winston Creek Forest Carbon Project in Lewis County.
  • No equipment installation or contracts. There’s no contract, installation or equipment needed to match all or a portion of your business’ natural gas use with carbon offsets.

Want to do even more?

Go beyond net zero when you combine your participation with Renewable Natural Gas to make your business even better than carbon neutral.

How much will it cost?

For the average PSE commercial gas customer, fully matching their energy use with Carbon Balance can reduce their CO2 emissions by 8.4 tons per year while adding just $10.52 to their monthly bill.  For the average PSE commercial gas customer, fully matching their energy use with Carbon Balance can reduce their CO2 emissions by 8.4 tons per year while adding just $10.52 to their monthly bill. 

Want to match 100 percent of your business’ natural gas use instead? Email carbonbalance@pse.com for a custom proposal for your business.

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Carbon Balance is Green-e® Energy Climate certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards for greenhouse gas emissions reductions (carbon offsets) set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at Green-e.org.

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