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Energy Efficient Electricity

Have you ever tried to imagine life without electricity? In this day and age, we are very dependent on electricity. We depend on the power of electricity for our lights, electronics, and appliances. The majority of us also rely on the power of electricity in our homes for our hot water, heating, and air conditioning. Without electricity many people would be lost. We would lose the things that we prioritize in our lives and would also lose our luxuries that the power of electricity gives us.

However, it is important to keep in mind that the more electricity we use in our homes, the more our electric bill rises. Along with the rising costs, power plants generate more electricity through fossil-fuels and also generate more pollution. Our continued dependence on and the ever depleting fossil-fuel resources causes a major threat to our energy security. It also greatly increases the pollution and threat to our Earth. However, there are ways to lower energy costs and also protect the environment at the same time.

One easy way to start saving on electricity and reducing the impact that it has on the Earth is by buying clean electricity. The electric companies have made it so that 50% or more of their customers can choose to buy renewable electricity right from their power supplier and all of their customers have the choice to purchase renewable energy certificates. This kind of power is sometimes known as “green power” or “clean power.”

There are several programs that are available in most states that allow you to purchase clean power. These include green pricing, which is where customers pay a low premium for electricity that is obtained from clean energy sources.

Another program is competitive electricity markets. With this program, customers have the choice to have their electricity produced by a clean power generator that is independent and they do not buy their electricity from the supplier that is available in their area. Green certificates are another option that customers have. With this program, the customers buy the environmental properties of electricity that is fed to the nation’s electricity grid through a clean power generator. You should contact your local energy company to determine if these programs are available in your area. They can give you information about all the programs and what is involved. Then, you will be able to make an informed decision about what, if any, of these options are right for you and your family.

By utilizing these programs, you can save money on your energy bills and have more money for your family. You will also be doing your part to save the environment and preserve our resources. In a time when fossil-fuels are being depleted, it is important for all of us to do our part to save energy and preserve resources.

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