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Entergy Green Select

What is Entergy Texas Green Select?

Entergy Texas Green Select is the program name for the Small Volume Renewable Option tariff approved by the Public Utility Commission of Texas in 2022. This is a voluntary program allowing eligible customers to align a portion of their monthly electricity usage with renewable energy credits (RECs). Service under the Small Volume Renewable Option tariff is in addition to service under other rate schedules that apply to the customer.

What is Green-e® Energy certification?

Green-e® Energy certification ensures the program meets environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org

How do I sign up or receive more information?

Eligible customers should enroll here. For residential customers, you may also call 1-800-ENTERGY for more information. For business customers, you may call 1-800-766-1648 or contact your managed account representative for more information.

What are renewable energy credits?

A REC, or renewable energy certificate, is used in tracking renewable energy from its source (solar, wind, biomass, or hydro) all the way to someone who purchases green power. It represents the environmental impact of 1 megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity generated from renewable energy. RECs certify that a certain amount of the electricity was from a renewable source.

Where will the RECs come from?

RECs will be sourced from the Texas REC market.

Will I own the renewable resource?

No, Entergy Texas will purchase the RECs from third party owned renewable resources.

Will I own the RECs associated with my selection?

No, but you have the right to claim the environmental benefit of the RECs. For businesses, the RECs can help reduce your company’s scope 2 emissions. In addition, the RECs produced by your portion of the resource will be retired by Entergy Texas on your behalf.

Who is eligible to participate in Entergy Texas Green Select?

Eligible customers must take metered service and be in good standing with the Company.

What are the Green Select charges?

Rates are 1.33 cents per kWh.

Can I change which tier I am enrolled in after I sign up?

Yes. However, customers cannot change their election more than one time in a six-month period.

How will I be billed?

Each month, the charges for your subscription to the Green Select program will be included in your monthly bill from Entergy Texas.

Is it possible for the cost of my Entergy Texas bill to decrease because of my participation?

No. Participation in this program will include a small, additional fee to your monthly utility bill.   

Who gets to claim the environmental benefits associated with the renewable sources of this program?

As an Entergy Texas Green Select participant, you claim the full environmental benefits for your subscription to the program through the RECs retired on your behalf.

Is the renewable energy I support through the Entergy Texas Green Select program delivered directly to my home or business?

No. The energy produced is not sent directly to your home or business.

What is the minimum participation period?

Enrollment is on a month-to-month basis, although it will not be pro-rated.  

What happens if my company ceases operation and/or I close my Entergy Texas account?

You will be removed from the program.

What happens if I move to another location and open a new Entergy Texas account?

You can transfer your subscription in the program to your new location/account.

How do I cancel my subscription to Entergy Texas Green Select?

Enrollment in this program is month-to-month. Participants may cancel their subscription by providing at least ten days’ notice to Entergy Texas. Residential customers should call 1-800-ENTERGY and business customers should call 1-800-766-1648 to discuss cancellation. Please keep in mind that billing under this program will not be prorated on a monthly basis. If your cancellation request is not provided at least 25 days before the start of the next billing cycle, your request may not be processed until the start of the following monthly billing cycle. Also, customers that withdraw from the program cannot re-enroll for six months (unless they move and transfer their subscription to a new Entergy Texas account).

Entergy Green Select - Large Volume

What is Entergy Louisiana Green Select – Large Volume?

Entergy Green Select – Large Volume is the program name for the Entergy Louisiana’s Large Volume Green Pricing Option (LVGPO) tariff approved by the Louisiana Public Service Commission in March 2022.  This is a voluntary program that allows eligible Entergy Louisiana customers to align a portion of their monthly electric usage with renewable energy credits (“RECs”). The LVGPO tariff can be accessed here.

What is Green-e® Energy certification?

Green-e® Energy certification ensures the program meets environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions.  Learn more at www.green-e.org

How do I sign up or receive more information?

You may call 1-800-766-1648 or contact your managed account representative for more information.

Where will the RECs come from?

See here for more information.

Will I own the renewable resource?

No. The sources of RECs for this program will be supplied from projects owned by third parties.  

Will I own the RECs associated with my subscription?

No, but you have the right to claim the environmental benefit of the RECs. For businesses, the RECs can help reduce your company’s scope 2 emissions. In addition, the RECs produced by your portion of the resource will be retired by Entergy Louisiana on your behalf.

Who is eligible to participate in Entergy Louisiana Green Select – Large Volume?

To be eligible, a non-residential customer must take metered service and have an account in good standing with Entergy Louisiana. This program is not offered to unmetered or lighting service. In addition, customer must designate a monthly quantity of electricity to be matched with RECs that is at least 500,000 kWh per month.

What are the program charges? 

Eligible customers will designate a fixed, monthly amount of kWh electricity usage (also known as the “LVGPO Energy”) to be matched with RECs. The LVGPO Energy must be at least 500,000 kWh per month.  Each month, the LVGPO Energy will be multiplied by the Monthly Rate to calculate the fee for participation in the program. The Monthly Rate is the greater of: (i) 0.25 cents per kWh or (ii) the monthly average value for the S&P Global Renewable Energy Credit Index for Texas wind RECs, as of the current Month.

 Can I change the monthly amount of LVGPO Energy after I sign up?

Yes. However, customers cannot change their election more than one time in a six-month period.

Is there any limit on how much LVGPO Energy I can sign up for?

Entergy Louisiana reserves the right to deny or suspend service under Entergy Green Select – Large Volume until such time that the Company is able to ensure that a sufficient quantity of RECs is available to meet the Customer’s desired subscription level.

How will I be billed?

Each month, the charges for your subscription to the Entergy Green Select – Large Volume program will be included in your monthly bill from Entergy Louisiana.

Is it possible for the cost of my Entergy Louisiana bill to decrease because of my participation?

No. Participation in this program will include a small, additional fee to your monthly utility bill.   

Who gets to claim the environmental benefits associated with the renewable sources of this program?

As an Entergy Louisiana Green Select Large Volume participant, you claim the full environmental benefits for your subscription to the program through the RECs retired on your behalf.

Is the renewable energy I support through the Entergy Green Select – Large Volume program delivered directly to my business?

No. The energy produced is not sent directly to your business.

What is the minimum participation period?

Enrollment is for a one-year period and will not be prorated. Subscriptions will automatically renew for successive one-year periods until terminated by written notice from one of the parties. See the tariff for more information here.

What happens if my company ceases operation and/or I close my Entergy Louisiana account?

You will be removed from the program. In the event that a Customer seeks to terminate electric service or withdraw from Entergy Green Select – Large Volume during the term of the agreement, the Company reserves the right to assess the Customer a fee to reimburse the Company for the cost of RECs obtained on behalf of the Customer for the remainder of the one-year term of the agreement.

What happens if I move to another location and open a new Entergy Louisiana account?

You can transfer your subscription in the program to your new location/account.

How do I cancel my subscription to Entergy Louisiana Green Select – Large Volume?

Enrollment in this program is for a minimum one year period. Participants may terminate their subscription by providing at least two months’ written notice to Entergy Louisiana prior to the expiration of the original term or any anniversary thereof. Business customers should call 1-800-766-1648 or their managed account representative to discuss cancellation. Please keep in mind that billing under this program will not be prorated on a monthly basis. See the tariff for more information here. Also, customers that withdraw from the program cannot re-enroll for six months (unless they move and transfer their subscription to a new Entergy Louisiana account).