Green Mountain Energy

Residential electricity supplier

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About Green Mountain Energy

Green Mountain Energy is a retail electricity provider offering green energy plans across Texas and Illinois, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, among other states. Based in Austin, Texas, Green Mountain Energy aims to provide affordable and reliable electricity plans that draw power from renewable resources such as wind and solar.

Want to learn more about Green Mountain Energy electricity plans? Enter your ZIP code above to see available plans in your area.

Green Mountain Energy plans

Pollution Free™ e-Plus Preferred plan

This plan provides power sourced from 100 percent wind energy on a month to month basis, so you are never locked into a contract. This means you are free from any early termination fees should you decide that this isn’t the best fit for your needs.

Pollution Free™ e-Plus 12 Preferred plan

This plan is ideal for those just looking to stay somewhere for a year. With this plan, your home will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy at a fixed rate for 12 months.

Pollution Free™ e-Plus 24 Preferred plan

With this 24-month plan, your home is powered by 100 percent wind energy without worrying about changing energy rates in your area. This is a fixed rate plan, so the supply rate you pay will remain the same for the duration of your contract.

Pollution Free™ e-Plus 36 Preferred plan

This plan provides power sourced from 100 percent wind energy for 36 months. The Pollution Free™ plan requires you to enroll in Tree Free billing and Auto Pay within 30 days of your service beginning.

Green Mountain Energy review

Choose Energy score: 4.0 out of 5

Shopping for a deregulated energy plan can seem overwhelming. With the sheer number of potential energy providers, many find it difficult to narrow down their options. Choose Energy wants to help empower consumers to find the right electricity plan at an affordable rate.

To ensure that our customers are able to choose a great energy provider, Choose Energy compiled a scoring model to review top electric providers in Texas. The Choose Energy reviews model is based on unbiased and quantitative criteria to ensure provider scores remain objective.

We’ve broken down our scoring model into three main categories:

  • Customer service
  • Online accessibility
  • Business history

Using these criteria, Choose Energy assigns impartial reviews to top electricity providers in Texas. To learn more about electric provider reviews, see our full list here.

Customer service: 2.0 out of 5

  • P2C complaint score: 4
  • Satisfaction guarantee: 0

In the customer service category, satisfaction guarantee was ranked on a yes or no basis. Green Mountain earned good marks on the state Power to Choose website’s scorecard, here.

Online accessibility: 5 out of 5

  • Online bill pay: 5
  • Online chat: 5
  • Access to usage alerts & trends: 5

Online bill pay, online chat, and usage alerts combined to earn Green Mountain five out of five in online accessibility. All three factors were ranked on a yes or no basis.

Business history: 5 out of 5

  • Years in business: 5
  • Better Business Bureau accreditation: 5

Green Mountain Energy has an A+ rating from the BBB alongside accreditation. The BBB is a paid accreditation that we’ve used here as a measure of brand awareness and reputation. An NRG brand, Green Mountain has 19 years of business under its belt.

(Updated 3/23/2021)

Green Mountain Energy core energy services

Green Mountain Energy for home

Green Mountain Energy offers Texas residents short- and long-term energy plans sourced from 100 percent renewable resources. Choose from month-to-month options or plans lasting up to 36 months to find the energy supply that fits your needs.

Green Mountain Energy for business

Green Mountain Energy also offers energy plans and products for small and commercial businesses. The company aims to provide reliable and affordable energy sourced from renewable resources. This way, your business can save money while also feeling good about the carbon footprint you leave behind. This is a great way to show your customers you care.

Green Energy options with Green Mountain Energy

If you’re looking for renewable energy options, Green Mountain Energy is the company for you! All its energy comes from 100 percent renewable wind energy, so it doesn’t matter which plan you think is the best fit for you.

Additional Green Mountain Energy initiatives

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Since 2002, Green Mountain Energy’s Sun Club has partnered with local communities to encourage sustainability solutions. The Sun Club also works with nonprofits to advance long-term sustainability in the areas it serves.

Community investment

Green Mountain Energy partnered with ComCapp in 2018 to power 10 Texas apartment communities with 100% renewable electricity. They made this partnership to ensure that these communities had the best access to renewable energy and make strides in their commitment to sustainability.

Response to Winter Storm Uri

NRG Energy, Inc., the parent company of Green Mountain Energy, announced it would commit $10 million to provide relief for Texans impacted by the storm. Other NRG brands include Reliant EnergyCirro Energy, and Discount Power.

Green Mountain Energy service areas

Green Mountain Energy In my area

If you think that Green Mountain Energy is the best fit for you, our ChooseEnergy marketplace makes it easy! We do all of the hard work – you won’t even have to do a browser search for “best electricity rates in my area.” Just enter your ZIP and see the results. It’s that simple because we only work with trusted providers.

It’s important to keep in mind that different energy rates are depending on your area. This is mainly because of the different utility transmission charges that come from your utility provider.

Let us help you get started! Simply put your ZIP code in the search bar above, and we’ll pull up great Green Mountain Energy rates in your area, as well as rates from other providers. You don’t have to scroll through a list of results from a search for “cheap electricity rates near me.” Just compare rates in one place and see what the best fit is for you!

Green Mountain business electricity

ChooseEnergy.com also helps you find the best electric rates for business! If you love Green Mountain Energy, the good news is that it offers renewable energy for companies!

To find the best business electricity rates for you, we’ll need a little information, including your average monthly usage. To learn more, call to speak to one of our energy experts today, or fill out this form to connect about building a custom energy plan for your business.

Frequently asked questions about Green Mountain Energy

What makes Green Mountain Energy unique?

What makes Green Mountain Energy unique from other providers in your area is that it is a 100 percent renewable energy company. This will not only save you money in the long run, but it also speaks to the company’s commitment to sustainability and desire to give back to the planet. It believes in giving their customers the best possible energy while again doing what is best for the Earth.

Why should I choose a renewable energy plan?

Renewable energy is one of the best ways to save money in the long term. By using renewable energy, you are not only doing good for the Earth, but you are also doing good for your wallet.

What is the best Green Mountain Energy plan?

Because Green Mountain Energy is 100 percent renewable energy, you can’t go wrong with any of the plans it offers. It comes down to whether you want a fixed-rate plan, the length of the term you want, or whether you want to be free of a contract.

How does Green Mountain Energy compare to other electricity providers?

Green Mountain Energy is one of the best renewable electric companies on the market. Because Choose Energy only works with reputable partners in our marketplace, you can rest easy knowing that you will be getting the best rates for the best product. Green Mountain Energy stands out by offering exclusively green energy options. Its commitment to sustainability and customer satisfaction is apparent in their customer ratings and carbon footprint.

A few things to remember

Don’t forget to read your plan’s Electricity Facts Label before you sign up with it. It includes vital information that will come in handy later, like:

  • Your plan’s price per kilowatt-hour based on usage
  • The exact percentage of renewable energy sourcing
  • Any early termination fees your plan may have

Contact Green Mountain Energy

  • Headquarters: Austin, Texas
  • Bill pay: Log in to your Green Mountain Energy account here.
  • Customer service: Texas customers call 866-785-4668. Customers in other states can find their customer service number here.
  • Outages: Contact your utility company

Updated: 2/11/2021