Residential Electricity Supply Service Agreement - Terms and Conditions
Clean Currents Energy Services, LLC (Seller) agrees to sell electricity supply service to Customer for the Price and Term indicated on this Residential Energy Supply Agreement ("Agreement"). Customer agrees to the Terms and Conditions set forth in this Agreement. This Agreement is contingent on Customer providing complete and accurate information to Seller and remaining a distribution customer of Potomac Electric Power Company or BGE ("Utility"). Seller and Customer understand that the price(s) charged for electricity supply service in this Agreement are not subject to regulation by any utility regulatory commission. This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between Customer and Seller. No statement, promise or inducement made by either party that is not contained in this Agreement shall be valid or binding.
Electricity Supply Service
Seller's electricity supply service includes the full requirements for residential electricity supply service at the price(s) indicated on the Residential Energy Supply Agreement. These prices are applicable 24 hours a day. Under this Agreement, electricity supply service will begin on the next applicable Meter Read Date and will extend for the term specified in this Agreement. Customer will receive notification from the Utility that will indicate the effective start date for electricity supply service from Seller. Customer agrees to maintain Utility service for the distribution of electricity to Customer's residence. Seller's electricity supply service will be delivered to the Customer's residence using the Utility's electricity distribution wires. The distribution of electricity cannot be terminated or interrupted by the Utility as a result of any dispute between Seller and Customer.
Wind Energy Service
Seller agrees to sell Wind Energy to customers at the percentage, prices and source indicated in the Residential Energy Supply Agreement. In the event Customer elects to purchase electricity generated from Wind Energy at a time when a previously executed Electricity Supply Service agreement between Customer and Seller is in effect, such election shall be deemed to amend, and shall be incorporated into, such prior electricity agreement. The Wind Energy in this product is verified and certified by Green-e Energy. For information on Green-e Energy please visit its Web site, www.green-e.org, or call them toll-free, 1-888-63-GREEN.
Billing and Payment
Charges under this Agreement will be included on Customer's Utility bill, and are due and payable to the Utility in accordance with its normal billing policies. Customer is responsible for Seller's charges, Utility charges consistent with filed Utility tariffs, and for all applicable taxes. If applicable, it is Customer's responsibility to provide Seller with documentation of Customer's sales tax exempt status for deliveries hereunder. Customer authorizes Seller to access Customer's billing and payment information for periods when charges hereunder are included on Customer's Utility bills. Late payments will be subject to a late payment charge of 1% per month from the due date. Seller reserves the right to change billing methods. Customer will be liable for all costs, including legal fees, associated with the collection of outstanding balances.
Automatic Contract Renewal
If Seller chooses to renew Customer's Agreement, then: Forty Five (45) days prior to the end of the term of the Agreement, Seller shall send Customer a notice offering revised terms and conditions for a Renewal Term. This Agreement shall be automatically renewed with revised terms and conditions unless Customer cancels the renewal of this Agreement by notifying Seller no later than 25 days prior to the end of the term.
Customer's Right to Cancel - Rescission Period
Customer may cancel this Agreement without penalty prior to midnight of the third calendar day after signing this Agreement. For questions regarding cancellation, please contact Seller at 1-800-494-6001 x707.
Termination by Seller
Seller may terminate this Agreement on 30 days written notice as a result of the following: (1) non-payment by Customer; (2) changes in any legislation, regulation or Utility tariff that adversely affect this Agreement; or (3) Acts of God. The effective termination date will occur on the next applicable meter read date, and upon termination with Seller, Customer will be returned to the Utility's standard service. If Seller terminates this Agreement for non-payment by Customer, Customer shall be responsible for an early termination fee of the lessor of $150 or $20 per month for each month remaining in the contract term.
Termination by Customer
The Customer may cancel this Agreement by notifying Seller in writing or by calling Seller at 1-800-494-6001 x707. If Customer cancels this Agreement, the effective termination date will be on the next applicable meter read date, and an early termination fee of the greater of $150 or $20 per month for each month remaining in the contract term will be charged to Customer. This fee will be waived if Customer termination is due to a change of residence. Should Customer terminate this Agreement, Customer will have the option of returning to the Utility's Standard Offer Service or choosing another electricity supplier.
Change of Residence
Customer must notify both the Utility and Seller in writing of a change in Customer's residence within 45 days of such change. A final meter reading will be made at Customer's old address and Customer's account will be closed and finalized with both the Utility and Seller. If Customer's change of residence is within the Utility's service territory, then Customer may have the option of executing a new Energy Supply Service Agreement with Seller at Customer's new residence.
Limitation of Liability
Customer agrees that in no event shall Seller be liable for any special, punitive, indirect, incidental or consequential damages as a result of non-performance under this Agreement. There are no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement and none are intended by the parties. Any payments due under the terms of this Agreement shall survive termination for any reason.
Seller reserves the right to perform credit checks and request financial data on Customer. Seller reserves sole right to determine if Customer's credit standing is satisfactory for originating gas or electricity supply service under this Agreement. Seller may require Customer to be current with Customer's Utility payments or to submit a deposit (deposit will be no greater than two months of gas or electricity delivery charges) for this Agreement as a condition of originating or of continuing service in connection with this Agreement.
Information Release Authorization
Through this Agreement, Customer authorizes Seller to obtain information from the Utility that includes, but is not limited to: billing history, payment history, historical and future electricity usage, meter readings, and characteristics of electricity service.
Seller reserves the right to assign, subcontract or delegate all or any part of its rights and/or obligations under this Agreement at its sole discretion at any time without notice.
Contact Information and Dispute Resolution
Seller can be reached by mail at: Clean Currents Energy Services, LLC, 155 Gibbs Street, Suite 427, Rockville, MD 20850. Please contact Seller at the address above or call us at 1-800-494-6001 x707 between 9:00 am to 5:00 pm weekdays, except holidays, to answer questions or resolve any disputes regarding this Agreement. The Maryland Attorney General's Office can be reached at 1-888-743-0023 and their website address is www.oag.state.md.us. The Maryland Public Service Commission can be reached at 1-800-492-0474 and their website address is www.psc.state.md.us. For emergencies pertaining to your service, please call Pepco at 1-800-424-8028 or BGE at 1.800.685.0123.
Seller is a subsidiary of Clean Currents, Benefit LLC and is doing business as Clean Currents. Seller is authorized by the Maryland Public Service Commission to sell electricity (Maryland License No. IR-2161) in the State of Maryland.
Seller reserves the right to cancel the availability of its electricity offers at any time.