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How to Invest in a Greener Future

Please note: Effective January 1, 2014, PSNH’s EarthSmart Green Rate is no longer available. 

Looking to pass on a greener energy future to the next generation? You can help support renewable energy development and reduce fossil fuel dependence by purchasing a Renewable Energy Certificate (REC). These certificates are tradable commodities that provide revenues to renewable energy suppliers, with each certificate representing 1,000 kilowatt hours of renewable generation – that’s enough renewable energy to power one average home for two months while reducing carbon dioxide from the environment.

While choosing to invest in a REC will not affect your monthly PSNH bill, you will be helping to create a market for more renewable energy opportunities in our region, and throughout the country. To learn more about purchasing Renewable Energy Certificates, visit the EPA’s Green Power locator at http://www.epa.gov/greenpower/buygp/index.htm.