NSTAR Green Product Label
NSTAR Green 50: This product matches 50 percent of your electricity usage.
NSTAR Green 100: This product matches 100 percent of your electricity usage.
The product will be made up of the following new renewable resources averaged annually.
Green-e Certified Renewable Sources
|NSTAR Green 50||NSTAR Green 100|
|Small or Low Impact Hydroelectric||0.0%||0.0%|
|Total Green-e Energy Certified New Renewables||50.0%||100.0%|
Sources Not Green-e Certified
1. These figures reflect the power that we have contracted to provide. 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, 1997.
3. Eligible hydroelectric facilities are defined in the Green-e Energy National Standard and include facilities certified by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI); facilities that are run-of-the-river hydropower facilities with a total rated nameplate capacity equal to or less than 5 MW; 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 New England includes: Coal (6%), Nuclear (29%), Oil (7%), Natural Gas (40%), Hydroelectric (2%), and Other (16%).
For specific information about this electricity product, please contact NSTAR by calling 800-592-2000 or emailing email@example.com.
Green-e Energy certifies that NSTAR Green 50 and NSTAR Green 100 meet 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 888-63-GREEN or log on to www.green-e.org.