NC GreenPower is an independent, nonprofit organization established to improve North Carolina’s environment through voluntary contributions toward renewable energy. A landmark initiative approved by the N.C. Utilities Commission, NC GreenPower is the first statewide green energy program in the nation supported by all of the state’s utilities and administered by Advanced Energy, an independent nonprofit corporation located in Raleigh, N.C.
The goal of NC GreenPower is to supplement the state’s existing power supply with more green energy—electricity generated from renewable resources like the sun, wind and organic matter. The program accepts financial contributions from North Carolina citizens and businesses to help offset the cost to produce green energy.
A typical contribution of just $4 per month adds one block of 100 kilowatt-hours of green energy to North Carolina’s power supply. Large-volume users—usually from the corporate sector—may contribute toward 100 or more blocks at a rate of $2.50 per block with a different energy mix. Together, we will make a positive impact on the environment.
Of the state’s 26 electric cooperatives, 20 offer members the opportunity to participate in the NC GreenPower program. To find out if your electric cooperative is a member of NC GreenPower, and to learn more about the program, visit www.ncgreenpower.org.