Who Is Sustainable Westchester?

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Who Is Sustainable Westchester?

Sustainable Westchester is a membership organization comprised of Westchester County’s municipalities. Our cities, towns and villages represent over 800,000 county residents—over 90% of the County’s population. Sustainable Westchester seeks to turn environmental challenges into opportunities through collective action in order to improve the quality of life, strengthen the economy and secure the future prospects of County residents.



Who Is Manages the Westchester Power Program?

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Who Is Manages the Westchester Power Program?

Sustainable Westchester, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) consortium of Westchester County local governments, has been authorized by the New York State Public Service Commission to act as the manager and administrator of Westchester Power on behalf of its member municipalities. Westchester Power is a program of Sustainable Westchester and participating Westchester County municipalities that have passed the required local legislation and then chose to participate in the program.

When Did The Program Begin?

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When Did The Program Begin?

Westchester Power launched in May 2016 with 20 participating municipalities, and as of January 2020, a total of 27 municipalities currently participate. The change to the new supply rate is reflected in either the first or second bill after the its municipality participation is finalized, depending on each customer’s billing cycle dates.

What Does This Mean For Me?

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What Does This Mean For Me?

This means that Westchester Power will negotiate the best possible rate on behalf of all participating consumers. While your state-designated utility, either Con Edison or NYSEG, will still deliver the energy supplied through Westchester Power.
It also means that you have a choice to help eliminate carbon pollution by opting up to 100% renewable energy sources.

How Does The Westchester Power Program Work?

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How Does The Westchester Power Program Work?

On behalf of the participating municipalities, Westchester Power has negotiated to buy electricity at a bulk, fixed rates from a single supplier for each jurisdiction in the program. For residents and small businesses in participating municipalities, Westchester Power will automatically become the default electricity provider, allowing the purchase of electric supply at the contracted fixed rate. Con Edison or NYSEG will continue to handle the consumer’s billing, deliver electricity, maintain power lines, and respond to service outages.