Utility Green-Pricing Programs: What Defines Success? (Topical Issues Brief)

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''Green pricing'' is an optional service through which customers can support a greater level of investment by their electric utility in renewable energy technologies. Electric utilities in 29 states are now implementing green-pricing programs. This report examines important elements of green-pricing programs, including the different types of programs offered, the premiums charged, customer response, and additional factors that experience indicates are key to the development of successful programs. The best-performing programs tend to share a number of common attributes related to product design, value creation, product pricing, and program implementation. The report ends with a list of ''best practices'' for ... continued below

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Swezey, B. & Bird, L. September 13, 2001.

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''Green pricing'' is an optional service through which customers can support a greater level of investment by their electric utility in renewable energy technologies. Electric utilities in 29 states are now implementing green-pricing programs. This report examines important elements of green-pricing programs, including the different types of programs offered, the premiums charged, customer response, and additional factors that experience indicates are key to the development of successful programs. The best-performing programs tend to share a number of common attributes related to product design, value creation, product pricing, and program implementation. The report ends with a list of ''best practices'' for utilities to follow when developing and implementing programs.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-620-29831
  • Grant Number: AC36-99GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/788746 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 788746
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc716271

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Swezey, B. & Bird, L. Utility Green-Pricing Programs: What Defines Success? (Topical Issues Brief), report, September 13, 2001; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc716271/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.