How Much Is Your DVR Really Costing You?

Adding in the cost of electricity could double the amount you pay for your DVR each month.  Is it time to demand that consumer electronics manufacturers give us the same level of energy efficiency improvements we’ve gotten from major appliances over the years?

Making Great, Sustainable Places

What makes a place sustainable? That’s a pretty big question – and it’s not just about being green.  Green Mountain employee Sarah visits The High Line in Manhattan, a sustainable place transformed by a proactive community.

Green Tips for Back To School

As kids go back to school it’s a perfect time to put the planet’s most important three Rs into practice: reduce, reuse, and recycle. 

Why Electric Vehicles Matter to Us

What’s the only thing better than an EV? An EV powered by 100% renewable electricity. Here Green Mountain Energy Company explains the relationship between powering your home with pollution-free electricity and driving an electric vehicle.

Renewable Energy Generation Up 19% This Year

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released the July 2011 edition of its Electric Power Monthly Report with some positive news about changes in the U.S. energy mix so far this year.  

Lollapalooza Ramps Up Sustainability Efforts

Lollapalooza’s commitment to protecting the environment is incorporated into all aspects of planning the festival, including working with Green Mountain Energy Company to offset the carbon dioxide emissions created by the event