ConEd Solutions

ConEd Solutions

Regina Yunghans
Jul 31, 2007

Has anyone else noticed the subway ads? They're a reminder to us to sign up for ConEd Solutions, which will switch our electric service to wind power. We have a friend who signed up and he assured us his bills didn't sky-rocket. We'll talk to him in more detail and try to get a breakdown of his bill. In the meantime, there are lots of others talking about it out there:

The Independent shares a tip to go with the WIND option, not the GREEN: Consumption of electricity contributes to 40 percent of locally cleaner-generated air pollution. ConEdison Solutions gives New Yorkers the option to switch to 100 percent wind-generated electricity, a renewable energy powered by Northeast wind farms. Don't opt for the GREEN option. It uses power from Canadian hydroelectric power giant Hydro-Québec, whose mega-projects are harming Cree and Inuit indigenous communities in northwestern Québec.

Readers at Gothamist have discussed it, as has the Brookyn Record.

What about you, AT readers? Anyone signed up for it yet?

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