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Renewable Energy

Go Green to Protect the Environment and Your Home’s Energy Costs

As an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional electricity plans, we offer
ECO-Advantage℠, which matches 100% of your electricity usage with national Green-e® Energy certified, wind Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).

Just as environmentally responsible as recycling or practicing water conservation methods, selecting a green electricity supply plan for your home can also make a positive impact to the environment and does not require the purchase of equipment or additional costs.

Here are a few reasons why you should choose ECO-Advantage:

  • Match 100% of your usage with national Green-e Energy certified wind RECs
  • Manage your budget and feel good knowing you are supporting a cleaner environment
  • Continue to receive the same electricity service and one monthly bill from your local utility
  • No interruption of service or installation of additional equipment

You’ll get peace of mind knowing that you’ve made a sound choice that supports renewable energy resources as well as helping to preserve and protect the environment for the many generations to come.

It’s simple to go green! Please see the variety of price plans for your area.

What is a Renewable Energy Certificate (REC)?

ECO-Advantage is comprised of (RECs) and does not contain electricity. A REC is the environmental attribute associated with the generation of one megawatt hour of renewable energy that can be paired with electricity. Each REC embodies different characteristics that vary depending on the generation facility. Buying RECs helps build a market for renewable electricity. It also has other environmental benefits such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions. See below for additional information.

Your purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) supports renewable electricity production in the region of generation. For every unit of renewable electricity generated, an equivalent amount of RECs is produced, and by purchasing and pairing RECs with your electricity service you are using and receiving the benefits of that renewable electricity. You will continue to receive a separate electricity bill from your utility for electricity service [if applicable]. Your REC purchase also helps build a market for renewable electricity. Increased demand for and generation of renewable electricity helps reduce conventional electricity generation in the region where the renewable electricity generator is located. It also has other local and global environmental benefits which may include emitting little or no regional air pollution or carbon dioxide. The RECs in ECO-Advantage are verified and certified by
Green-e Energy, and AEP Energy is required to disclose the quantity, type and geographic source of each certificate. Please see the Product Content Label for this information. Green-e Energy also verifies that the renewable certificates are not sold more than once or claimed by more than one party.

For information on Green-e Energy please visit its website, www.green-e.org.

Who is Green-e Energy?

AEP Energy is proud to offer residential customers the opportunity to choose
ECO-Advantage, a renewable option that matches 100% of your electricity usage with national, Green-e Energy Certified, Wind Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). Green-e Energy, the nation’s leading independent certification and verification program for renewable energy, certifies that ECO-Advantage meets the highest environmental and consumer protection standards.

For information on Green-e Energy, write to Green-e Energy, 1012 Torney Ave., 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94129, or visit www.green-e.org.

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Green-e Energy certifies that ECO-Advantage meets the minimum environmental and consumer protection standards established by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. For more information about Green-e Energy, write to Green-e Energy, 1012 Torney Ave., 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94129, or visit www.green-e.org.