What are carbon offsets?

Carbon offsets are investments in projects that reduce or avoid carbon dioxide emissions to combat climate change. A carbon offset represents 1 metric ton (about 2,200 pounds) of greenhouse gas emissions reduced or prevented as a result of carbon-reduction efforts. These projects include landfill gas capture, reforestation, and renewable energy projects.

What kind of carbon offsets does NRG offer?

Carbon Offsets Powered by NRG can be a one-time purchase or a monthly subscription. We’ll help you calculate your footprint and then recommend what offsets to buy. You can choose to offset your commute, your monthly electricity and/or natural gas usage, or even offset the travel mileage for a trip.

How can I calculate my carbon footprint?

We have developed a simple tool to calculate your carbon footprint and match you with the right carbon offset purchase. Knowing your carbon footprint helps you determine how many carbon offsets you should buy to account for select activities or even become net zero.

Why buy carbon offsets?

While reducing direct contributions to your carbon footprint is ideal, carbon offsets exist to minimize your carbon impact caused by day-to-day activities like driving, flying, and consuming electricity from fossil fuels. Buying carbon offsets helps you reduce your net impact on the environment, contributing to a better future for everyone.

Why buy Carbon Offsets Powered by NRG?

Carbon Offsets Powered by NRG are sourced following high quality standards. We ensure that offsets are real, permanent, verifiable and beyond “business as usual.” We are committed to a sustainable future. Learn more about our carbon emission reduction goals in our latest sustainability report.
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