Green Power Program History

History

The Gunnison County Electric Association (GCEA) Green Power Program began in 1999. Until May 1, 2017, members subscribed to blocks of 100 kilowatt-hours (kWh) each. On May 1, 2017, an option was added allowing members to purchase renewable energy certificates (RECs) by the kilowatt-hour (kWh) to match their consumption.

Rate History

Rate per 100-kilowatt-hour block:

  • 1999 to 2006: $2.50
  • 2007: $1.25
  • 2008 to 2010: $0.50
  • 2010 to 2017: $0.25
  • 2017 to present: $0.12 or $0.0012 per kWh

View the 20 Years Ago Article (PDF) from the Crested Butte News 12/13/2019 edition.