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Where does renewable energy come from?

All of the renewable energy PSE Green Power customers purchase is produced here in the west and fed into the regional grid. Green Power Program resources:

Puget Sound Energy Green Power Program
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Puget Sound Energy’s Green Power Program is sold in blocks of 160 kilowatt-hours (kWh) or matches 100% of your electricity usage. This table provides the renewable resource mix in the PSE Green Power Program in 2015, as well as the projected resource mix in 2016.​
Green-e Energy Eligible New2 Renewables in the PSE Green Power Program​
  2015 - Historic1 2016 – Prospective1
  100% Generation Location 100% Generation Location
Wind 78% WA, OR or ID 68% WA, OR or ID
9.3% WA, OR or ID 15% WA, OR or ID
Landfill gas 9% WA, OR or ID 9% WA, OR or ID
Low Impact
3.5% WA 5% WA, OR or ID
Solar 0.2% WA or OR 1% WA or OR
Geothermal     2% WA, OR or ID
  1. The Prospective figures reflect the renewables that we have contracted to provide. Actual figures may vary according to resource availability. We will annually report to you before August 1 of next year in the form of a Historic Product Content Label the actual resource mix of the electricity you purchased. Historic figures reflect the power delivered to the PSE Green Power Program’s customers in 2015.
  2. New Renewables come from generation facilities that first began commercial operation within the past 15 years. This product includes generation from a facility that is approved under a strict set of criteria as repowered.
  3. Eligible hydroelectric facilities are defined in the Green-e Energy National Standard ( and include facilities certified by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) ( or EcoLogo (; and facilities comprised of a turbine in a pipeline or a turbine in an irrigation canal.

For comparison, the current average mix of resources supplying PSE includes: Hydroelectric (36%), Coal (35%), Natural Gas (24%), Wind (3%), Nuclear (1%), and Other* (1%). *Biomass, landfill gas, petroleum and waste. Source: Published by the Washington Department of Commerce, December 2015, with data reported by PSE in April 2015.

The average home in the United States uses 909 kWh per month. [Source: U.S. EIA, 2013]. The average PSE home uses 1000 kWh per month.

For specific information about this electricity product refer to the Frequently Asked Questions page, visit, or contact a PSE Energy Advisor at 1-800-562-1482, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Green-e Energy

The PSE Green Power Program is Green-e Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at

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You can enroll your home or enroll your business in the PSE Green Power Program right now online or by calling a PSE Energy Advisor at 1-800-562-1482, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.