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Energy Facilities

This map shows power generating facilities from the Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID). eGrid is a comprehensive source of data on the environmental characteristics of almost all electric power generated in the United States.

Home Energy Saver

The Home Energy Saver ™ (HES) empowers homeowners and renters to save money, live better, and help the earth by reducing energy use in their homes.

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NREL In My Backyard Tool

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) IMBY tool estimates the electricity you can produce with a solar photovoltaic (PV) or wind turbine at your home or business. IMBY uses a map-based interface to allow you to choose the exact location of your PV array or wind turbine and then estimates the electricity production you can expect from your system. Click on the the IMBY logo above to go to the IMBY tool.

Green Power Locator

The table shown here summarizes green power products available from energy providers in Pennsylvania. These products include utility green pricing programs, retail green power products offered in competitive electricity markets, and renewable energy certificate (REC) products sold separate from electricity.

State-Specific Utility Green Pricing Programs
(last updated August 2010)

Company Product Name Resource Mix
Ambit Energy Certified Green wind, biomass
American Power & Gas Go Green 100% wind
ClearView Electric ClearGreen 100% renewables
Commerce Energy JustGreen (PECO only) 100% renewable energy
Community Energy 100% PA Wind & Solar 99% PA wind, 1% PA solar
Community Energy Solar Builder 5% PA solar
Direct Energy Smart Source various
Direct Energy Smart Source various
Energy Cooperative of Pennsylvania EcoChoice (25% or 100%) 99% PA wind, 1% solar
Energy Plus Energy Plus Green Option 100% wind
Ethical Electric 100% Clean 12 Month Rate Lock Plan 100% wind
Ethical Electric 100% Clean Start Plan 100% wind
Green Mountain Energy Company Pollution Free (various plans) 100% wind
Green Mountain Energy Company SolarSPARC (various plans) up to 100% solar
Just Energy JustGreen Power 100% renewable
Liberty Power Liberty Green 100% renewables
SFE Energy SFE Green Electricity Program various carbon reductions, including landfill gas
Shipley Energy PECO Fixed Price Program 100% renewable energy
Stream Energy Green & Clean Plan 100% renewable energy
(12% option in PA)
Verde Energy LowCostPower.com 100% renewables
Viridian Energy Everyday Green 50% renewables
Viridian Energy Pure Green 100% wind
WGL Energy (4) CleanSteps® WindPower 50% or 100% wind
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NREL Biopower

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Biopower tool is an interactive geospatial application allowing users to view biomass resources, infrastructure, and other relevant information. Clicking on the Biopower logo above will take you to the Bio-power tool website. There you can select a location on the map, quantify the biomass resources available within a user-defined radius, and then estimate the total thermal energy or power that could be generated by recovering a portion of that biomass.

Fuel Cost Calculator

Click below to find out how much you can save by improving your fuel economy using the U.S. Department of Energy fuel cost calculator.


Energy Star Tip of the Day

Appliance Rebate Programs

Click here to find out about the Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program in Pennsylvania
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