Posted by: Frank Eakin | September 23, 2019

HOW MUCH CO2
IS YOUR HOME ENERGY PLAN EMITTING?

Is your home on a 100% renewable energy plan? If not, and your electricity usage averages 1,000 kWh per month (roughly the national average), your fossil-sourced plan is responsible for 17,000 pounds of CO2 entering the atmosphere each year! You’ll be surprised at how that translates to car miles driven, coal burned, newspapers recycled and other equivalencies.

Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

20,748 Miles

driven in the average passenger vehicle.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

954 Gallons

of gasoline consumed.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

9,276 Pounds

of coal burned.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

19.8 Barrels

of oil consumed.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

346.8 Propane Cylinders

used for home barbecues.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

15,879 Newspapers

recycled.


Your home’s fossil-sourced plan is emitting CO2 equivalent to

1,800 Young Trees

planted to absorb CO2.


EQUIVALENCIES FOR 2000/kWh USAGE PER MONTH

Passenger Vehicle Miles Driven 41,496 miles
Gallons of Gasoline Consumed 1,908 gallons
mPounds of Coal Burned 18,552 pounds
Barrels of Oil Consumed 39.6 barrels
Propane Cylinders Used for Home Barbecues 693.6 propane cylinders
Newspapers Recycled 31,758 newspapers
Young Trees Planted to Absorb CO2 3,600 young trees

Check out 10 painless ways to reduce your CO2 with a renewable energy plan and by managing your home electricity. You can enroll in 100% green energy plans at lower rates than a fossil-sourced plans from most major brands at Home Energy Club. Enter your zip code and enroll in select deep discount green energy plans in the Texas market now. Use our Texas Electricity Savvy Shopper Guide and conveniently access your home usage from Smart Meter Texas to see how much you can save, then use our Electricity Facts Label Guide to choose the right plan for your home.

If you’re uncomfortable with the amount of fossil-sourced electricity that you’re consuming in your home, there are many things that you can do to help, beginning with your energy source. In de-regulated energy states you have the option to enroll in 100% renewable energy plans, or you can cut your CO2 by reducing your usage. Comparing green options from electric companies will help you identify the best source for your energy.

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