7/18/2011
PSO'S WINDCHOICE PROGRAM AWARDED GREEN-e® ENERGY CERTIFICATION

 

WindChoice, Public Service Company of Oklahoma’s (PSO) voluntary renewable energy program, is now Green-e® Energy Certified. Green-e Energy is the nation’s leading independent certification and verification program for renewable energy.

Sourced from 100 percent Oklahoma wind power, WindChoice is the only certified green power option in the state and is available to PSO’s residential and commercial customers, governmental organizations, school districts and educational institutions.

"We are pleased that households and businesses in Oklahoma now have a certified wind option from resources within their home state," said Green-e Energy Manager Alex Pennock. "Oklahoma is rich in wind power, and now residents can take advantage of their resources to power their lives with clean energy from their own backyard."

PSO joins a growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy. The program provides independent, third-party certification to ensure renewable energy meets strict environmental and consumer protection standards.

Providers of Green-e Energy Certified renewable energy agree to abide by the Green-e Energy Code of Conduct, and meet strict disclosure and truth-in-advertising requirements. All marketers of Green-e Energy Certified products undergo an annual third-party verification audit to document that the company purchased or generated

enough quantity and type of renewable energy to meet customer demand and marketing claims.

"PSO is proud to offer Oklahoma residents their first certified 100 percent renewable energy option," said Kathy Champion, PSO Energy Efficiency and Consumer Programs manager. "We think it’s important that the energy we use comes from domestic energy supplies as much as possible and we think Oklahoma can continue to be a leader in the clean energy revolution."

The electricity generated for PSO’s WindChoice program comes from wind resources located in Oklahoma.

Eligible residential customers can sign up online for WindChoice at PSOklahoma.com/WindChoice, or by calling the PSO customer solutions center, toll-free, at 1-888-216-3523.

Commercial and industrial customers can enroll using the same methods as residential customers, or by contacting their PSO account representative.

A program of the Center for Resource Solutions, Green-e is the nation’s leading independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. Green-e offers certification and verification of renewable energy and greenhouse gas mitigation products through Green-e Energy, a renewable energy certification program; Green-e Climate, a greenhouse gas emission reduction certification program; and Green-e Marketplace, a program that licenses the Green-e logo for organizations that purchase or generate sufficient quantities of renewable energy. To learn more about Green-e Certified products and programs available in all 50 states, visit www.green-e.org.

PSO, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), is an electric utility company serving more than 530,000 customers in eastern and southwestern Oklahoma. With headquarters in Tulsa, PSO has 4,405 megawatts of generating capacity and provides electricity to 230 cities and towns across a service area encompassing 30,000 square miles.

Kathy Champion
PSO EE/Consumer Programs
918-599-2206
kjchampion@aep.com

Jeff Swenerton
CRS Communications Director
415-561-2119
jeff@resource-solutions.org

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