Green Citizenship vs. Green Pricing

Date: 14 Jan 2009 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Green pricing requires a few customers to pay a substantial premium for relatively little power. A much better way for consumers to increase the supply of renewable energy is to exercise "green citizenship." If a significant majority of the customers of a given utility vote for green energy, the utility can purchase a larger amount of renewables and spread the costs over its entire customer base. Often 10 times the amount of green electricity can be purchased at a fraction of the cost for an individual household.… Read More