New Yorkers Can Get a Free $20 Amazon Gift Card for This Eco-Friendly Move

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Did you know you can use your energy bill to support renewable energy — no matter where you live? Even living in New York, the money from your power bill could be helping to build a new wind farm in another state across the country.

With renewable energy company Arcadia Power, you can offset up to 100% of your monthly energy consumption with 100% renewable sources in about two minutes.

Arcadia Power matches each kilowatt-hour of power you use with a kilowatt-hour of wind energy. Basically, the company purchases certified renewable energy certificates in your name, so others can take advantage of clean energy in their area.

And, because you’re such a good person, the company will throw in a free $20 Amazon gift card.

The service is free in some areas and costs a small monthly fee in others.

Eric Hanson wanted a cleaner energy source, but didn’t have the option in his area — and didn’t want to install pricy solar panels.

So he went with Arcadia Power, which offers him a way to drive the demand for sustainably sourced electricity, even though it’s not available in his area yet.

“On a fundamental level, the power that I use in my house is coming from renewable sources,” Hanson says. “By providing financial support for renewable energy sites, I can disrupt the market. I’m willing to support green growth.”

Bonus: Arcadia lets you see an online dashboard to track your power usage  — and New Yorkers can sign up for price alerts to find the cheapest energy rates available.You can sign up to qualify for your free Amazon gift card in about two minutes.