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While Earth Month is coming to a close, Austin, Texas-based retail electricity provider Green Mountain Energy Company has introduced a program it hopes will promote the same spirit of conservation.

With electricity deregulation going strong across Texas, some of the cities have had the opportunity to find much lower electricity rates than they could get from utility companies.

Some internet companies took a hit to their reputation recently with the release of a report charging that many rely largely on coal-fired power plants.

Renewable electricity has a lot of advantages going for it, particularly when it comes to environmental friendliness.

While some companies limit their green programs to a big splash on Earth Day, Austin, Texas-based electricity provider Green Mountain Energy Company has used Earth Month to continue its efforts to encourage renewable electricity.

Duke Energy putting money into renewables - Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Some electricity companies have been hesitant to really push for green energy, worried that businesses and residents will object if electricity prices rise, even though that tends to happen even without renewables.

Ohio sees massive growth in wind energy - Tuesday, April 24, 2012

A growing number of Ohio residents have been pushing for more renewable electricity in the past few years, and now it seems the state is seeing some results.

Renewable portfolio standards have become some of the best policies for supporting green energy, but some politicians have objected that these programs raise electricity rates.

Residents in the Northwest increasingly want to see renewable electricity added to their energy mix.

Earlier this month, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority outlined plans to invest more than $1 billion into green energy over the coming years.