What is renewable energy and how to reduce your carbon footprint by switching to a green energy provider?

You can hear about renewable energy all around you. Wait, what? Okay, the reality is you actually can’t. It’s not a fancy new clothing brand or a new supercar. It’s nothing “interesting” and something that will be taught in schools properly.

Well, I’ve decided to share a couple of information about what renewable energy is and my experience with switching to a green energy provider.

“Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.”

So in other words, it’s the energy which you can replace and it doesn’t harm the planet. The opposite, it actually helps reduce your carbon footprint.

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Green Energy supplier

I’m going to share with you my experience in switching to a green energy provider – Bulb

Who and what is Bulb?

Well, it’s actually pretty impressive so sit tight.

Bulb is a renewable energy supplier and the biggest green energy company in the UK with over 1 million members. Their goal is to help people reduce their bills and also their carbon impact.

  • They only have ONE tariff
  • 100% renewable electricity and 100% carbon-neutral gas
  • For every used unit, they make sure a unit is produced and put on the grid by a renewable source including solarwind and hydro
  • 18% cheaper than the Big six
wind energy bulb

Tell us about the perks

One of the things I really like about Bulb is you can actually speak to a human in case of any issues. You don’t have to wait for ages to resolve the issue and also deal with a computer. If you’ve ever dealt with any standard energy providers in the UK then you know what I mean.

Also, simplicity is their second name. You will receive an email with insights on how much you spend every month and your impact. Regarding the payment system – you can set up your own monthly payment cost but Bulb will also advise you on a recommended amount based on your current energy usage.

With the Bulb app you can track your usage, submit meter readings, and check your balance.

The email received from Bulb

Another amazing thing is in case your current energy provider will charge you the exit fees, Bulb will refund you up to £60. All you need to do is upload a copy of your final bill. How awesome is that? You can see they actually care about serving the public in the best way possible.

solar energy - bulb

Let me tell you how do you switch to Bulb? If I haven’t done it already, I would say this is some kind of a joke but lemme tell you, it’s going to be done in 2 minutes.

Yes, quicker than your instant noodles. In case you’re planning to have some instant noodles, boil the water and head to their website to start the process.*

*Note: Instant noodles not required for the switch.

Fun facts about switching to Bulb and green energy:

  • If the whole UK switches to renewable energy the UK population would save 560 million pounds per year on energy bills.
  • Green energy does not produce hazardous byproducts that require costly and complex waste management
  • 36 million tonnes of CO2 would be revoked from the atmosphere if the whole UK make a switch.
  • Renewable energy will not run out.
  • You can earn money with Bulb.*

*Yes, let’s say you share your awesome experience how you feel great every time you switch your light or heating on with your favourite neighbour Mr. Jones and he decides to switch to Bulb, Bulb will reward you and Mr. Jones with £50.

How incredible is that? You double the number of people cutting down their carbon footprint and you get paid for it. Mindblowing. :crazy explosion sound effect: (any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental)

And my story about the green energy ends here. I hope you learned something new and will make a better choice for yourself and Mother Earth.

Click HERE** to switch today

Resources: Bulb.co.uk

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Have you already switched to a renewable energy provider? Let me know in the comments below which one are you using.

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