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Location:
5722 Eastman Street
Eastman, GA 31023

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 669
Eastman, GA 31023

Telephone:
(478) 374-7001

E-mail:
consvc@ocmulgeeemc.com

Green Power EMC
Prices, Terms and Conditions





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Overview:

Ocmulgee Electric Membership Corporation Green Power program is certified by Green-e Energy, which requires companies to provide their customers with this notice of Price, Terms and Conditions of service. From the time you receive this, you have three (3) business days to change your mind about purchasing Green Power from Ocmulgee EMC. You may cancel your agreement to purchase Green Power from Ocmulgee EMC by calling the Customer Service Center (see number below) or writing to the billing address listed below.


About Green-e:

Ocmulgee Electric Membership Corporation Green Power program is Green-e Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org.


Company:

Ocmulgee Electric Membership Corporation


Whom should I contact for more information?

Ocmulgee EMC Customer Service Center: (800)342-5509

Ocmulgee EMC Co-op Green Power website: www.ocmulgeeemc.com/green_power.html

Address: Ocmulgee EMC

P O Box 669

Eastman, GA 31023


How will I be billed?

You will see an additional line item on your monthly bill for your Green Power purchase from Ocmulgee EMC.


How will my bill be calculated?

All Ocmulgee EMC members are eligible to purchase Green Power from Ocmulgee EMC on a “first come, first served” basis. Ocmulgee EMC Green Power is available to members in blocks of 150 kWh for an additional fee of $4.00 each month.


How much will my total electricity service cost, including utility charges?

Based on a monthly average usage of 500 kWh and the purchase of one, 150 kWh Green Power block, the following table provides you an estimate of your 2016 monthly electricity bill. Your actual bill will vary based on your use of electricity.


2016 Monthly Electricity Cost $ 70.50

Green Power Premium $ 4.00

Total: $ 74.50


Will my rates change over time?

The existing rate structure for your Ocmulgee EMC Green Power service is presently fixed and determined by Board action. Many factors control this cost however we feel it will only change when contract conditions change or new, more costly, renewable resources are added to the program and we must adjust the price to account for the increased price of the new generation.


What sources will be used in my certified product?


Please refer to the Product Content Label below.


If I want to terminate this agreement/ contract, what is the early termination fee?


There is no cost associated with terminating participation in Ocmulgee EMC Green Power program.

What length of agreement/ contract is required?


No contract or re-enrollment is required. You will remain enrolled in Ocmulgee EMC’s Green Power program until you terminate your participation by notifying Ocmulgee EMC.

What other fees might I be charged?

There are no other fees associated with participation in Ocmulgee EMC Green Power program.





 

PRODUCT CONTENT LABEL


The product is sold in blocks of 150 kilowatt-hours (kWh). The product will be made up of the following renewable resources.

Green-e Energy Certified New3 Renewables in Ocmulgee EMC Green Power Program

Generation Location


20161

20172


-Biomass

100%

100%

Georgia

-Geothermal

0%

0%


-Eligible hydroelectric

0%

0%


-Solar

0%

0%


-Wind

0%

0%


TOTAL

100%

100%


  1. The 2016 figures reflect the resources that were supplied for the year ending December 31, 2016.

  2. The 2017 figures are prospective and reflect the power that we have contracted to provide. Actual figures may vary according to resource availability. We will annually report to you before August 1 of next year in the form of a Historic Product Content Label the actual resource mix of the electricity you purchased.

  3. New Renewables come from generation facilities that first began commercial operation within the past 15 years. This product includes generation from a facility that is approved for extended use by Green-e Energy.


For comparison, the current average mix of resources supplying Ocmulgee EMC includes: Coal (37%), Nuclear (25%), Oil (0%), Natural Gas (34%), Hydroelectric (4%), and Other (0%).


The average home in the United States uses 909 kWh per month. [Source: U.S. EIA, 2013]


For specific information about this electricity product, please contact Ocmulgee EMC, (478) 374-7001, junderwood@ocmulgeeemc.com, http://www.ocmulgeeemc.com/home/green_power.html .




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Ocmulgee Electric Membership Corporation Green Power program is Green-e Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org.



 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is "green power?"

A:  Green power is electric energy produced by renewable, more environmentally friendly sources, leading to less negative air, water and natural resource impacts. Typical technologies used to create green power are solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, and low-impact hydropower.

Q: What is Green Power EMC?

A: Green Power EMC is a group of member-owned electric cooperatives in Georgia who have joined together, creating a non-profit corporation, to facilitate procurement and marketing of electricity from cleaner, greener Georgia sources. The most-environmentally friendly power ever created in Georgia will be added to the member-cooperatives power mix, and offered to members on a subscriber basis as a power option that will enable them to contribute to a cleaner environment.