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Product MPO Green-e Certified
Supplier name Maine PowerOptions
Address/location 3 University Drive, P. O. Box 2268
Augusta, ME 04338
Short history A program of the Maine Health and Higher Education Facilities Financing Authority and the Maine Municipal Bond Bank, MPO was created to provide educational support and lower energy prices to Maine non-profits. Participation is open to all governmental units and non-profits in Maine.
Philosophy MPO aims to increase the buying power of Maine non-profits through education and lower energy prices. Hospitals, campuses, municipalities and other non-profits of all sizes may participate. The one-time membership fee is waived for entities that spend less than $25,000/ year on electricity.
Form/features MPO's "Green-e certified" Blend is a renewable supply product.
Sources

This product is currently sourced 5% from new landfill gas, 10% from wind, 30% from biomass and 55% from small hydro. The product mixture changes to an increasing % of new wind and new landfill gas, with decrease in small-hydro over the next 3 years.

Locations 85% located in Maine and 15% in New England
New This product is currently 15% new and 85% from existing facilities. The mixture will increase the % of new wind and new landfill gas over the next 3 years
Availability

Available to non-profit CMP & BHE medium and larger accounts. Small accounts may be included for customers over 100kw peak. Certificates are available for all small accounts.

Product certifications MPO's "Green-e certified" product meets all criteria set under the Green-e labeling and promotion program, the highest green certification available.
Emissions rates The emission rates for this product varies by the amount of biomass in the customer’s mix, and is disclosed on the Disclosure label. Please contact MPO for specifics.
Other benefits This "Green-e certified" product meets the highest levels of environmental certification.
Price per block Not applicable.
Price per kWh This product is priced at 1.5 c/kWh above the market price of the underlying commodity electricity at the time of the customer's contract.
Billing options Billing via existing monthly bill.
Notable contract terms Contracts specify a fixed price per kWh, and may be available for 12-48 months duration. Products can also be custom-blended to match customers' green requirements and financial parameters.
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This green product helps Maine non-profits pursue their environmental objectives at reasonable prices, with an emphasis on supporting new generation facilities.

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