Impact Updates

Learn More About Provision’s Impact Updates

At Provision, we’re fanatical about using energy for good. As the exclusive supplier of CarbonBetter® clean energy, we make it easy to make a positive impact every time you turn on your lights, and every month our customers get an emailed Impact Update that shows their personal impact so they can watch up grow month after month.

Provision customers make a positive impact in up to three ways:

Clean Energy

You fund clean energy generation when we match 100% of your power usage with RECs.

Reduce Carbon

You reduce carbon released when we offset 100% of your natural gas usage with carbon credits.

Plant Trees

You plant trees that will capture carbon as you use energy. This is using energy for good.

For each area, impact is calculated based on our customers’ billings in the impact month, but planting, funding, and offsetting may not happen in that month. These activities must align with planting seasons and project life cycles to be effective.

Let’s Break Down Each Area of Impact

If you have CarbonBetter electricity supply through Provision, you’ll see your last month’s impact here. Provision matches your electricity usage through renewable energy credits (RECs) so you’re funding the same amount of clean energy generation as you’re using. In this way, you’re neutralizing your impact, but you’re also putting more clean energy on the power grid for all to use.

If you have CarbonBetter natural gas supply through Provision, you’ll see your last month’s impact here. Provision offsets the carbon released by your natural gas use through carbon offsets, which fund projects that capture and/or store carbon. In this way, you’re neutralizing your impact, but you’re also funding projects that aim to make a long-term impact on our carbon imbalance.

If you’re a Provision customer of any type on CarbonBetter energy, you’re helping us to plant trees! Trees take our energy plans beyond “carbon neutral” because they “clean” the air of carbon and use it to grow through photosynthesis. We partner with OKO Forests and non-profit reforestation organizations that collaborate with the US Forest Services and state and local governments.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do my impact numbers come from?
Who can I contact if I have questions about my impact?
How can I see what projects have been funded?
I’m not a Provision customer yet. How do I enroll?

Want to be included in our next impact update?

It’s easy to contribute to the positive impact we make each month. All Provision energy plans include CarbonBetter energy, which helps you make a difference while you use energy at home. Our customers help fund clean energy generation through renewable energy certificates, offset carbon through carbon credits, and plant trees to aid in reforestation and increase our natural carbon-capturing capabilities. It’s never too late to start using your energy for good.

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