Company purchases clean renewable energy from Green Mountain Energy Company for 12 NYC properties

Archstone, a leader in apartment management purchased clean electricity for its 12 New York City and Brooklyn apartment communities from Green Mountain Energy Company (GME). GME is the only electric services company (ESCO) in New York focused solely on cleaner energy.

Source: Green Mountain Energy


Archstone, a leader in apartment management purchased clean electricity for its 12 New York City and Brooklyn apartment communities from Green Mountain Energy Company (GME). GME is the only electric services company (ESCO) in New York focused solely on cleaner energy.

Archstone expects to purchase renewable energy from U.S. sources to match 100% of its usage at these facilities, Archstone will offset an estimated 19 million pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2)."Green Mountain applauds Archstones leadership in purchasing a cleaner electricity product for its apartment communities in New York City,"said Scott Hart, President of Commercial Services, Green Mountain Energy Company.



This renewable energy purchase further helps Green Mountain accomplish its mission to change the way power is made.

"Their power consumption or purchasse of renewable energy will be 14,621,564 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of renewable energy from Green Mountain Energy Company over the one year. The purchase is for the electrical usage at the 12 Archstone New York City apartment communities. This includes powering the facilities lobbies and other common areas such as laundry rooms, and exterior lighting.

--This is a press release by Seth Leitman, founder of The Green Living Guy and editor of the TAB Green Guru Guides. Check out the recent book he edited, Renewable Energies For Your Home by Russell Gehrke.

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