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The Rocky Mountain News reports that Whole Foods is now selling wind power cards.

“The cards, priced at $5 and $15, will be issued by Renewable Choice Energy, the same Boulder company that sells wind power to Whole Foods,” the paper reports. “For $15, a customer can buy a wind power card worth 750 kilowatt hours - enough to power an average home for a month. For $5, a customer can buy a card for 250 kilowatt hours.”

However, the News also points out that “buying this card does not mean a customer's home would actually be powered by wind energy. Rather, the cards offer a sort of guarantee from the producers that they will put that amount of wind-generated electricity…onto the grid on the customer's behalf.”

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