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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
Product Content Label1
This product is sold to match 100% of your estimated electricity usage. Alternatively, this product is sold in blocks of 160 kilowatt hours (kWh). The product will be made up of the following new renewable resources averaged annually. ​
Green-e Certified New2 Renewables in
PSE's Green Power Program
Generation Location
2013 (projected) 2014 (projected) 2013 (projected) 2014 (projected)
Wind 75% 72% WA/OR/ID WA/OR/ID
Livestock methane 11% 11% WA/OR WA/OR
Landfill gas .5% 9% WA WA
Low impact hydro 10% 6% WA WA
Solar 3.5% 2% WA/OR/CA WA/OR/CA
TOTAL 100% 100% WA/OR/ID/CA WA/OR/ID/CA
  1. These figures reflect the power PSE contracted to provide in 2013 and anticipated changes to the portfolio in 2014. Actual figures may vary according to resource availability. We will annually report to you the actual resource mix of the electricity you purchased during the preceding year.
  2. New Renewables come from generation facilities that first began commercial operation on or after January 1, 1999.

The electricity generated by PSE uses a diverse mix of resources. PSE's 2012 Electricity Fuel Mix includes: Hydroelectric (42%), Coal (30%), Natural Gas (18%), Wind (8%), Nuclear (1%), and other (1%). Source: Published by the Washington Department of Commerce, July 2013, with data reported by PSE in April 2013.

The average PSE home uses 1,000 kWh per month.

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

Green-e Energy

Green-e Energy

Green-e Energy certifies that PSE's Green Power Program meets the minimum environmental and consumer protection standards established by the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions. For more information on Green-e Energy certification requirements, call 1-888-63-GREEN or visit green-e.org.

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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.