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Your 2019 green impact report 🌍 💚

Your 2019 was super green

Hi Smiles Davis,

Thanks so much for being with Bulb in 2019. We wanted to show you just how big an impact you’re having.

By being with Bulb, your carbon emissions are 3,026 kg of CO2 per year lower than an average home.

That’s the weight of a tuojiangosaurus.

3,026 kg of CO2

You use 1,944 kWh of renewable electricity and 733 kWh of green gas per year. Before offsetting, this reduces your emissions by 634kg of CO2.

It would take 930 trees to absorb that much in a year.

930 trees

And we carbon offset the rest of your gas emissions too, making it 100% carbon neutral.

You're offsetting 1,226 tonnes of CO2 each year. This does things like buying new cook stoves for families in Ghana, saving money on fuel and improving the quality of their air.

1,226 kg of CO2

In total, all Bulb members have reduced their carbon emissions by the equivalent of 5.3 million tonnes of CO2 through renewable energy and offsetting.

That’s the weight of 240,000 Diplodocuses. Diplodoci? Diplodoodles? Anyway, you’d need at least 3,117 Jurassic Parks to keep that many dinosaurs.

5.3m tonnes of CO2

The more people who switch to renewables and offset their carbon, the less carbon the world will emit.

Share Bulb with your friends

Each friend you bring over will reduce their emissions by about 3 tonnes of CO2 each year.

Just give them your referral link:

And we’ll give you each £50 if they bring their electricity and gas over to Bulb, or £25 if they just switch electricity or gas to Bulb.

We just wanted to say thanks for the impact you’re having. So, thanks. We think you're dino-mite.

Have a great 2020,
Team Bulb

Calculations and other details

Your emissions
Your home’s impact is 0.00 g of CO2 per kWh of electricity and, after offsetting, 0.00 g per kWh of gas with Bulb. You use 1,944 kWh of electricity and 7,325 kWh of gas a year.

A typical home on the UK average fuel mix uses 3,100 kWh of electricity and 12,000 kWh of gas per year and emits 0.256 g of CO2 per kWh of electricity and 0.186 g of CO2 per kWh of gas, totalling 3,026 kg of CO2 per year. So your emissions are 3,026 tonnes of CO2 lower than a typical home.

Planting trees
This government forestry report states that trees in Kielder Forest absorb 2 kg of CO2 per year on average. So saving 634 kg of CO2 is equivalent to 930 trees. And this report recommends planting 2,500 trees per hectare of woodland.

Carbon offsetting
Carbon offsetting is a powerful tool for reducing your impact on the environment. We’ve written an article with more info about how we offset our carbon emissions.

Your offsets have directly reduced the emissions for families in Ghana by providing more efficient cooking stoves. These improve the air quality in their home while saving money that would have been spent on fuel, allowing them to spend it on more important things.

A tuojiangosaurus is estimated to have weighed between 1.1 and 4.8 tonnes. We've assumed the mid point of these figures.

Isla Nubar, the island in Jurassic Park, covers an area of 77km2. Each square kilometer now could support two elephants, and since each diplodocus was considerably heavier than two elephants, they would need at least one square km each. Therefore 240,000 diplodocus would need at least 3,117 Jurassic parks to support them.

Other dinosaur related information was correct as of 65 million years ago.

Bulb Energy Limited is a company registered in England and Wales (No 08469555). Our registered address is 155 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3TQ. Our VAT number is 214948301. Bulb Energy Limited is licensed to supply electricity and gas by Ofgem.
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