Vote with Your Dollars: Opt for Green Energy

Wacker, Tim
May 2007
Mother Earth News;Summer2007, Issue 221A, p12
The article presents information on renewable energy certificates (REC), a system of buying green power or electricity generated from renewable sources. REC, which is also called green tags, allow consumers to vote with their money, choosing to spend more on their electric bills to know that their power comes, at least in part, from clean energy such as solar or wind. It allow consumers to pay a premium price for green power from anywhere in the U.S.


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