The City of Peekskill has joined with 26 other municipalities in a community electricity program known as Westchester Power. The Westchester Power Program is run by Sustainable Westchester, a local non-profit based out of Mount Kisco, which aims to bring green power to Westchester residents at an affordable price.
By buying power as a group, Westchester Power has been able to provide more than 90,000 Westchester residents and small businesses with low-cost, fixed rates for electricity supply since 2016. So far, the Westchester Power program has saved Westchester residents over 15 million dollars and offset more than 420,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.
There are two supply options under the Westchester Power program: renewable and standard.
- 100% Renewable Option: Your total electricity supply is matched by New York State qualified hydropower renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).
- Standard Option: Your electricity supply is a mixture of fossil fuels, nuclear, and some renewable energy.
The City of Peekskill has chosen the 100% Renewable Option as the default. You will be enrolled in this option unless you choose to switch or opt out.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE WESTCHESTER POWER PROGRAM OR IF YOU HAVE ANY PROGRAM-RELATED QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL WESTCHESTER POWER AT 914-242-4725 OR VISIT www.westchesterpower.org
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In order to learn more, the City of Peekskill co-hosted with Westchester Power an informational meeting on Thursday, March 7th from 7-9PM at the Neighborhood Center [4 Nelson Avenue]. The video from that evening's presentation is available here: https://youtu.be/t9Gc6qLqLn8
A presentation by Sustainable Westchester regarding the Westchester Power program was made during the Peekskill NAACP Chapter Monthly General Meeting held Tuesday, March 26th at 730PM at the Field Library, downstairs in the Senior Room. https://www.peekskillnaacp.org/
Below are informational flyers provided by Sustainable Westchester.
- Westchester Power - Program Participation Flyer
- What is a CC Flyer (English)
- What is a CCA Flyer (Spanish)
- Welcome to Westchester Power Handout Packet (English)
- Welcome to Westchester Power Handout Packet (Spanish)
- How to Read Your ConEd Bill (English)
- How to Read Your ConEd Bill (Spanish)
For previous material, Sustainable Westchester gave an updated presentation at the Common Council workshop on January 7, 2019. The taped video can be found here and a copy of their presentation is available here.