Offset your usage with renewable energy (10/5/2011)
Did you know that 2.8 tons of CO2 avoided by purchasing one block of renewable energy (300 kWh) every month for one year would be equivalent to:
The average home in our region uses approximately 8,800 kWh each year (2009 U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration data). Purchasing 2 – 3 blocks of renewable energy each month would offset an average homeowner’s usage for a year.
- The emissions from burning 1.6 tons of coal
- The emissions from driving your car for six months
- The amount of CO2 absorbed by 0.6 acre of forest
To learn more about our Renewable Energy Program, contact us at (920) 746-2820.