How much electricity does the average home in Northern Colorado use?
Answer: 730 kWh per month
(Source: LWP annual fact sheet)
|An average Northern Colorado home using 730 kilowatt-hours of electricity per month would spend an additional $19.60 per month for seven blocks of GreenSwitch renewable energy.|
Whether you're a resident, small business or large corporation, all customers that purchase electricity from the City of Loveland can make the switch to clean, renewable energy!
When you make the switch, you are supporting an alternative to fossil fuels.
GreenSwitch is sold in 100 kilowatt-hours blocks. For each block of GreenSwitch energy that you purchase, $2.80 will be added to your monthly utility bill. You can purchase as many GreenSwitch energy blocks as needed for your specific energy requirement.
Where does GreenSwitch energy come from?
Renewable energy is harnessed from the natural power of the wind, to create an energy source that is useful in our everyday lives. It could come from solar, wind turbines, geothermal, biomass generation or small hydroelectric systems.
Currently, Loveland receives its renewable energy for GreenSwitch from 100% wind.
For a complete list of the resources included in GreenSwitch view the Prospective Product Content Label. To see what customers received last year, view the Historical Product Content Label. GreenSwitch Product Content Label
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GreenSwitch is Green-e Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org.
|To calculate the number of blocks of renewable energy that you can buy to cover your use, add up the amount of electricity you used over the past 12 months, and divide by 12.|
|For example, you used 8,625 kilowatt-hours in one year for an average of 718 kilowatt-hours a month. Divide by 100 to determine the number of blocks (7 blocks) you should purchase.|