Nearly 40% of the carbon emissions are generated from electricity production. The more clean renewable energy from sources like wind power or solar, the less power generated from fossil fuels like coal or natural gas.
Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) represent the environmental attributes from 1000 kilowatt hours of clean energy!
Resident can purchase RECs directly (separate from their utility) to offset their electricity or more.
Who purchases RECs?
- Can’t sign up for (Chesapeake Green)
- Live in an apartment or school dormatory and not responsible for paying a bill
- Want to offset more than just your electricity’s carbon footprint.