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Title

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

Creator

  • Author: Swezey, B.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Bird, L.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: US Department of Energy (United States)

Publisher

  • Name: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S.)
    Place of Publication: Golden, Colorado
    Additional Info: National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (United States)

Date

  • Creation: 2001-09-13

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: ''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.
  • Physical Description: vp.

Subject

  • Keyword: Utilities
  • Keyword: Green Marketing
  • Keyword: Implementation
  • Keyword: Green Pricing
  • Keyword: Green Energy
  • STI Subject Categories: 29 Energy Planning, Policy And Economy
  • Keyword: Renewable Energy Sources Utilities
  • STI Subject Categories: 32 Energy Conservation, Consumption, And Utilization
  • Keyword: Green Power
  • Keyword: Green Electricity
  • Keyword: Design
  • Keyword: Electric Utilities

Source

  • Other Information: PBD: 13 Sep 2001

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

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