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How to Read and Understand Your NYSEG Bill

Many people have questions about their NYSEG electricity bill. This is completely normal, because electricity bills are very confusing! This post will help you understand your NYSEG bill, as well as identify ways you can lower your bill.
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How to Read and Understand Your National Grid Electricity Bill

Electricity bills are very confusing. Here's a simple step-by-step guide that will help you read and understand your National Grid electricity bill. Learn how you use energy, how much you pay for your electricity, and how you can lower your bill.
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Why Community Solar Is Important For Climate Change

Community solar is exactly what the name implies: Solar panel installations (usually grouped together in a "farm") that nearby communities can tap into for their electricity. It doesn't require any setup or installation.

Green Leader Profile: Joe Keneally, Owner of Clay Pond Farms

Meet Common Energy subscriber and long-time Hudson, New York resident, Joe Keneally, to learn more about his business and why he signed up for a local clean energy project with Common Energy.

Adirondack Mountain Club Partners with Common Energy

Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) and Common Energy announce a new partnership to lower carbon emissions across New York State.
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United Way Teams Up With Common Energy

United Way of the Southern Tier today announces a partnership with Common Energy to bring lower cost clean energy to communities in the Southern Tier.
Mason Rolph

Community Solar: A Step Toward 100% Access for 100% Renewable Energy

Community Solar, also known as shared solar or solar gardens, is expanding access to renewable, clean energy to customers all over the country by overcoming the barriers to ownership present for private rooftop solar arrays.
Common Energy Team

5 Reasons To Worry About Climate Change in 2019

The Earth’s climate is changing rapidly as a result of human activity, and if the last few years have been any indicator, it’s going to get worse before it gets better. Here are five of the most urgent reasons to worry about climate change in 2019.