Smart Energy Progress Report

2023 Program Status

NW Natural launched Smart Energy in 2007 to give our customers a way to address the carbon emissions from their natural gas use.


As of December 31, 2023:

92,607 business and residential customers participate in Smart Energy.

Over the life of the program:

Carbon offsets funded: 1,770,735.02 metric tons

Renewable Thermal Certificates funded: 2,900


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We designed Smart Energy to be:

Affordable. Residential customers choose either the Average Home option for $8.00 a month or the Climate Neutral option for about 15 cents more per therm used each month. Business customer enrollment options start at $10.00 a month.

Simple. The Smart Energy option you choose is included on your monthly bill.

Installation-free. Whether you are a renter, homeowner or business, there is no need to install any equipment.

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