If you’d like to reduce your carbon footprint, purchasing “green energy” for your home is great option. Purchasing green energy is also a way to support the diversification and sustainability of the Alberta energy economy.
Green energy is more affordable than you think. Because the actual energy cost portion of your bill is fairly small (in comparison to all the fees!), the extra cost can be minimal.
A family that uses 1,000 kWh of electricity per month could “green”100% of their electricity for only an extra $17/month.
If you are not able to afford the extra cost, most energy retailers will allow you to choose a percentage of green energy you’d like to have.
The Lowest Fixed Green Electricity Rates In Alberta:
The rates above are based on 100% green energy and do not include admin or transmission fees.
You may find that the above rates are less than what you are paying now. If that’s the case, you have the opportunity to switch to a green energy plans and still save money!
TIP: comparing green energy rates can be confusing. Make sure the price you are looking at includes the green energy premium, and also take into account the monthly administration fee.
To understand more about how green energy works, read UCA Helps article here.