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Whether your goal is to improve your business’s environmental position and market your commitment to customers and stakeholders, reduce carbon emissions, or earn Green Power Points for LEED certification, Green Mountain Energy Company makes it easier to go green to meet your needs – and your bottom line.

 

Why choose cleaner energy?

One of the strongest motivations for your business to support cleaner energy is that consumers – and your customers - simply expect more from businesses these days in terms of their environmental commitment.  Showing your commitment to cleaner energy could result in more loyal customers and additional referrals for your business.

  • A full 72% of U.S. consumers say that it is very or somewhat important that companies are environmentally friendly.1
  • Nearly 70% of consumers in the U.S. say that they admire companies that are tackling climate change.2

 

Why partner with Green Mountain?

Green Mountain is the nation’s longest serving clean energy provider and a pioneer of the green power market in the U.S.   Founded in 1997 with a mission to change the way power is made, we provide residential and business customers with cost-competitive, cleaner energy products and an easy way to make a difference for the environment.

  • Since our inception, Green Mountain customers have helped avoid over 19.4 billion pounds of CO2 emissions
  • Customer demand has spurred the development of over 50 solar and wind facilities across the nation
  • Sold over 1.2 billion kWh of renewable energy to businesses since 2004


Benefits to becoming a Green Mountain customer

In addition to supporting cleaner energy, your business will receive other benefits when you sign up for Green Mountain Energy® electricity.

  • Renewable energy purchase certificate and window decal to display to your customers
  • Support promoting your environmental commitments to customers and stakeholders
  • Eligibility to become an EPA Green Power Partner

 

Green Mountain also offers other services to help support your business in its efforts to go green, including:

  • Assistance earning LEED Green Power Points for USGBC LEED building certifications
  • Custom carbon footprint calculations and management solutions
  • Carbon offsets and renewable energy certificates (RECs) to help neutralize your business’s CO2 emissions from activities like shipping or manufacturing

 

 

1 ImagePower® Green Brands survey, 2011

2 The Climate  Group:  Consumers, Brands and Climate Change, 2008

 

 
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