Green Power

As a member of Green Power EMC, Central Georgia EMC utilizes electricity generated from biomass; specifically methane gas reclaimed from the Taylor County landfill. Landfill gas comes from the natural breakdown of wastes at the landfill site. The gas is collected and used to generate electricity. Typically the gas is wasted; in most landfills the gas is just burned off to prevent explosions.

Green Power can be purchased for only $4.50 per month.

The purchase is automatically added to your electric bill. Green power is available in “blocks” of 150 kilowatt-hours- about the amount of energy needed to operate a refrigerator for one month.

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Georgia EMCs were the first in Georgia to invite our members to choose how some of their electricity is produced. Through Green Power EMC, Central Georgia EMC, along with 37 other EMCs in Georgia, offers members the opportunity to choose cleaner, renewable energy to supply a portion of their electric needs.

Green-e Energy certifies that Green Power from Central Georgia EMC and Green Power EMC meets the environmental and consumer protection standards established by the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions.

The Green-e Energy logo helps consumers easily identify environmentally superior renewable energy options.

Green-e Energy was established by the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions to provide information and an objective standard for consumers to compare renewable energy options, and to verify that consumers get what they pay for.

Central Georgia EMC voluntarily accepts and supports the Green-e Energy Code of Conduct and Customer Disclosure Requirements and independent verification methods. Green-e Energy assures customers that Participants portray their Green-e Energy Certified renewable energy option accurately. The Green-e Energy logo shown here can only be used with renewable energy options like this one that promise to meet Green-e Energy’s high standards of environmental and marketing integrity.

For more information on Green-e Energy certification requirements, call 1-888-63-GREEN or visit the Green-e Energy website.

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