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Green Up is sold in blocks of 200, 400 or 800 kilowatt-hours (kWh). This table provides the renewable resource mix in Green Up in 2015, as well as the projected resource mix in 2016.

Green-e Energy Eligible New2 Renewables in Green Up

 
Diary Biogas
Geothermal
Small Hydro3
Wind
2015 - Historical
%Generation Location
11%WA, OR, ID
16%OR
3%ID
70%WA, OR
2016 - Prospective
%Generation Location
34%OR or ID
7%OR
2%ID
57%WA
Total100% 100% 
1 Prospective figures reflect the renewables that we have contracted to provide. Actual figures may vary according to resource availability. We will annually report to you before August 1 of next year in the form of a Historical Product Content Label the actual resource mix of the electricity you purchased. Historical figures reflect the power delivered to Green Up's customers in 2015.

2 New Renewables come from generation facilities that first began commercial operation within the past 15 years. This product includes generation from a facility that is approved under a strict set of criteria as repowered.

3 Eligible hydroelectric facilities are defined in the Green-e Energy National Standard (www.green-e.org/standard ) and include facilities certified by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) (www.lowimpacthydro.org ) or EcoLogo (www.ecologo.org ); and facilities comprised of a turbine in a pipeline or a turbine in an irrigation canal.

For comparison, the current average mix of resources supplying Seattle City Light includes: Hydroelectric 89.6%, Nuclear** 4.6%, Wind 3.6 %, Coal** 0.9%, Others* 0.9%, Landfill Gas 0.7%. Source: This information is provided in compliance with fuel disclosure provisions of the Fuel Mix Disclosure section of RCW 19.29A, passed by the Washington State Legislature in 2000 and based on 2014 data.

**These fuels represent a portion of the power from BPA. *Others include Biomass, Natural Gas, Other, Petroleum and Waste.

The average home in Washington uses 1,005 kWh per month. Source: U.S. EIA, 2014.

For specific information about this product, please contact Seattle City Light at (206) 684‐3800, Monday through Friday 8 .am. to 5 p.m. or visit www.seattle.gov/greenup.

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Green Up is Green-e Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org.
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