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Product MRE Clean Power Plus
Supplier name Maine Renewable Energy (MRE) and Maine Interfaith Power and Light, Inc. (MeIPL)
Address/location MRE is located at 148 Middle Street, Portland, ME 04101
Short history

Maine Renewable Energy is an affiliate of Competitive Energy Services, Maine’s largest retail broker of electricity. Competitive Energy Services ("CES") is a broker serving over 700 Maine commercial and industrial companies. MRE and MeIPL partnered to introduce green supply to Maine in January 2003.

Philosophy

MRE & MeIPL have built a strong partnership on behalf of clean, renewable energy in Maine. This product represents both the continuation of that partnership and another significant step forward in MeIPL’s mission to support electricity that has “the least possible adverse environmental effect.”

Form/features

Maine Green Power Plus is a renewable supply product.

Sources

This product is drawn 80% from the LIHI-certified Worumbo Dam and 20% from new wind. This dam is the first hydro facility in Maine to be certified as “low impact” by the Low Impact Hydro Institute.

Locations 80% located in Maine, 20% wind from Northeast facilities.
New

This product comes 80% from existing facilities, 20% from new wind facilities.

Availability

Available to residential and small commercial accounts in CMP & BHE territories.

Product certifications

This product comes 80% from a facility certified by the Low Impact Hydro Institute and will therefore meet the standards for Green-e certification.

Emissions rates

No emissions will be created by this product.

Other benefits

This product continues to provide a simple, reasonably priced mechanism for households to offset their environmental impact.

Price per block

Not applicable

Price per kWh 9.0 c/kWh

N.B. Prices for this product are confirmed when the customer signs a contract and will remain fixed for the duration of that contract. Prices for new contracts, however, may change. Please check MeIPL’s website to confirm pricing.
Billing options

Billing via existing monthly bill.

Notable contract terms

The contract term for this product is 36 months from inititation of contract.

Special features

There is no charge to switch to MRE. However, once you switch, you cannot switch back to the Standard Offer until the end of your contract.

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This product represents the best of both fish-friendly small hydro and support for new generation via wind.

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