Electricity generation from fossil fuels accounts for 28% of CO2 emissions in the US.
There are many options for switching to renewable electricity in our area, ranging from choosing a renewable electric supplier to installing solar panels on your home. Read below to find out how you can make the switch.
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Pennsylvania has a number of options to choose an electric supplier that provides clean electricity through the purchase of renewable energy credits or investment in wind and solar. Making the switch is easy, and it doesn’t require you to change your current account with PECO (you’ll still get one bill from PECO each month, just like you do with the default electricity supplier).
Here are a few places to start. Note: The list below is not an endorsement of any particular electricity supplier; these are simply some of the suppliers that Narberth residents have chosen:
Energy efficiency is an important part of transitioning to 100% renewable electricity. PECO offers home energy assessments with an energy expert who will give you tips on increasing your energy efficiency and will install free LED light bulbs. Click here to find out more and schedule an assessment.
The PECO Marketplace also has LED bulbs of various sizes, as well as smart thermostats and other products that can help increase energy efficiency, available with instant rebates for PECO customers.
The cost of solar power continues to drop, and switching now may allow you to take advantage of tax credits and other incentives to install solar on your home. Installing panels and generating your own solar power is one of the strongest ways to commit to 100% renewable electricity. Start by finding your home's solar potential and estimated savings using PECO's calculator.
Here are some options for solar panel installation that Narberth residents and others in the area have chosen:
For more information and local resources for solar, be sure to check out Solarize MontCo and Solarize DelCo. The Haverford Environmental Advisory Committee's YouTube page also has a number of informative videos.