Year in Review: How the Blue Sky Community Supported Renewable Energy

We accomplished a lot of great things together this year! Thank you for choosing Blue Sky and helping support renewable energy and the environment. Here is how your participation made a positive impact.

Your impact by the (big) numbers

In 2018, the Blue Sky community collectively supported 790,051,058 kWhs of renewable energy. That’s as much energy as 1,169,761 solar panels would produce in a year! In total, participants reduced their combined carbon footprint by 323,931 metric tons of CO2e.

Check out the full infographic below to learn more about your participation at work:


Blue Sky Highlights

  • Thanks to your help, 121 projects have been awarded funding in Pacific Power communities since 2006.
  • Thanks to Habitat participants, 9.5 miles of river have been restored.
  • Don't forget! As a Blue Sky participant, you have exclusive access to FREE mobile coupons on Chinook Book's mobile app. If you’re on mobile, you can get access via this link or download the app and use the following code: 11284-8121-2711-8317.

What's next for Blue Sky

Why did you join Blue Sky? Where and when do you want to hear from us? What program benefits do you love (and not love)? We want to know your thoughts. Take a few minutes to complete our survey about your Blue Sky participation.

*Your participation in the Blue Sky program helps to reduce the carbon footprint associated with your electricity use. Environmental benefits derived by comparing the Blue Sky mix with Green-e Residual Mix Emission Rates for US Customers (WECC) April 2017. Green-e Energy does not certify or verify carbon emissions claims or methodologies for calculating emissions related to biomass. Laundry electricity consumption based on running washer and dryer one hour each at rates determined by Department of Energy’s (DOE) ‘Estimating Appliance and Home Electronic Energy Use’ (see: https://energy.gov/energysaver/estimating-appliance-and-home-electronic-energy-use) Solar panel generation based on a 300W solar panel operating at the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) 2017 average capacity factor for the U.S. of 25.7% (https://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/epm_table_grapher.php?t=epmt_6_07_b)
 

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