Includes REP Affinity Program For City Employees
May 1, 2020 Email This Story Copyright 2010-20 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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Mayor Sylvester Turner of Houston, Texas announced today that the City of Houston has committed to purchasing 100% renewable energy through a renewed partnership with NRG Energy as the City’s retail electric provider.
As part of the contract renewal, the City will power all municipal operations with renewable energy
Through the NRG Renewable Select plan, the City will receive 1,034,399 MWh of renewable electricity annually from a new, third-party utility-scale solar facility in Texas that is dedicated to City operations.
As part of the City’s renewed partnership with NRG, the City will begin purchasing 100% renewable energy starting July 1, 2020, through a five-year contract with two one-year renewal options.
NRG will also support the Houston Climate Action Plan implementation through sustainability consulting support, energy efficiency funding, and an affinity program to help City employees purchase discounted renewable energy.