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Green your electricity

With Encor by EPCOR's eco-offering, you can green your power for less than 50 cents a day. It's an easy, flexible way to shrink your carbon footprint and support Canadian renewable energy right here in Alberta.

By choosing to go green with your electricity, you're doing your part to take action on climate change. Your support of green energy initiatives will help provide Albertans with a vast and inexhaustible clean energy supply for many years to come.

Choose the green electricity product that fits your budget

Do you like to Chirp softly or are you more of a Pavarotti? Opt for 15, 50 or 100 percent green energy. Every bit does our planet proud.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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 Current Encor Chirp green energy rates

Fixed power​ ​Floating power (¢/kWh)
​Non green rate 5.89¢/kWh ​Index price*
​Chirp 15 (2-year plan) ​6.34¢/kWh $0.45 + index price + trans fee*
​Chirp 50 (2-year plan) ​7.14¢/kWh $1.25 + index price + trans fee*
​Chirp 100 (2-year plan) ​7.89¢/kWh $2.00 + index price + trans fee*
*Floating power is index price + 1.5¢/kWh transaction fee.

When you sign up for Encor Chirp, a small charge is added to your monthly energy bill. These funds support the production of green power at Alberta's Taylor hydro facility.

​We're EcoLogo certified.

That means that our green electricity products meet strict standards for reduced environmental impact.

​We're local. You're local.

When you call us, you'll speak to an energy expert at our Alberta-based call center who understands what it means to live in a prairie province.

​We'll break up with your current provider.

When you sign up with us, we'll save you the headache of having to cancel services with your current provider by making the switch for you.

​No pressure or penalties. Just a carefree energy plan.

We're here to help you choose the right home energy plan for you. If you change your mind after signing up, you can cancel or switch anytime. Penalty-free.

​Don't take our word for it – here's what our customers have to say.


"It was very easy to sign up. They were very polite and friendly. There are a lot of options and I'm happy with the option I have chosen. It has been a great experience, no concerns whatsoever."

– Rajesh S.


​"My needs are being perfectly well met and am very happy with being an Encor customer.  Everyone is very courteous, polite, informative and willing to help me which is great."

– Lavona C.


​"Moving to Alberta was a stressful experience, but when picking our energy supplier, Encor made it easy to understand and really helped ease our anxiety. The process was very smooth and I'm very happy with the service."

– Valerie B.

call our local energy experts now and switch

310-4300


​FAQs

What is green energy?

Green electricity is power you can feel great about consuming because it's produced from renewable energy sources such as hydro, wind, solar, biomass, etc.

When you buy Chirp green electricity, you're buying Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) (for electricity) from a certified Canadian renewable energy facility in a quantity that matches the level of green you choose to buy. 

Why should I buy green energy? Why does it matter?

Conventional electricity is generated by burning coal (or other fossil fuels), whereas green electricity is clean, non-polluting, sustainable power generated by renewable energy sources like wind, water and solar. 

By choosing green energy, you're shrinking your own carbon footprint and supporting renewable energy projects that will ensure a cleaner future for everyone. That's a responsibility we all share.

Am I eligible to buy Chirp green energy?

If you're eligible to become an Encor by EPCOR customer, you're eligible to go green! Chirp green energy comes bundled with the energy that fuels your home or business.

Where does Encor source their green power?

We support green electricity generated by the Taylor hydro facility near Magrath, Alberta, about 40 kilometres south of Lethbridge. Owned and operated by TransAlta, the plant generates an average of 45,000 megawatt hours annually. It was made operational in the year 2000 and is EcoLogo certified by the Environmental Choice Program.

What is EcoLogo certified and why does it matter?

A product or service that's EcoLogo certified meets strict environmental standards that reflect its entire life cycle. This ensures that the RECs you buy make a real contribution to supporting renewable energy production.


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About fair competition

All customers are free to purchase natural gas services from the default supply provider or from a retailer of their choice and to purchase electricity services from the regulated rate provider or from a retailer of their choice. The delivery of natural gas and electricity to you is not affected by your choice. If you change who you purchase natural gas services or electricity services from, you will continue receiving natural gas and electricity from the distribution company in your service area. For a current list of retailers you may choose from, visit ucahelps.alberta.ca or call 310-4822 (toll free in Alberta). Some offers, in whole or in part, may not be available in gas co-ops, municipally owned utilities, and some Rural Electrification Associations.