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Support a clean energy future,right from your home.
Want to do more to address climate change? Nest Renew offers a simple place to start. This new service for your compatible Nest thermostat1 is rolling out in early preview by invitation.
When we each do a little, it adds up to a lot.
As more people join Nest Renew, and as more renewable energy sources are created, the more our whole planet benefits.
Did you know?
Running a ceiling fan in an empty room won’t cool it down. In fact, the room may warm up, because the fan’s motor generates heat. Fans only cool people when they blow air on them.
Offering your home a way to make an impact.
Nest Renew Basic will be free to join, and for those who want to make an even bigger impact, Premium will be available for only $10 a month.2 Renew is rolling out in early preview by invitation over the coming weeks.
Did you know?
Water heating consumes about 90%of the energy it takes to operate a washing machine. Switching your temperature setting from hot to warm can cut energy use in half.
Making it simple to support clean energy.
Smarter energy use.
Match your home’s usage with clean energy.
Nest Renew can match the fossil fuel electricity used in your home with enough clean energy to cover the average U.S. household.2,5 This is done with purchases of renewable energy credits from U.S. wind and solar.9 Which means as more people join, and as more renewable energy sources are created, the more our whole planet benefits.
Did you know?
Energy is cleaner at different times of the day, depending on how it’s produced. In California, where solar energy is plentiful, midday can be the cleanest time. But in Texas, where there’s more wind power, early morning can be the cleanest time.
Impact you can see.
Did you know?
Many home appliances suck energy even when you’re not using them. This is referred to as "vampire energy."
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Setup is a breeze.
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Upgrading to Renew Premium doesn’t require you to change utility provider, and offers a hassle-free way to make an even bigger impact in the support of a healthier climate.2
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How does Nest Renew work?
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Invited customers with a compatible Nest thermostat. Nest Renew requires a 3rd generation Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Thermostat E, or the newest Nest Thermostat, connected to a Google account (Sold separately). If you’re unsure which Nest thermostat you have, click here to learn more.
Over the last decade we’ve learned a lot from Nest thermostat customers and our energy industry partners. We are launching Nest Renew as an early preview to get feedback from both groups so we can ensure high quality and continue to iterate on core technology and features. Given the urgency of climate change, every action counts, so we wanted to get started now and begin collecting feedback.
Basic: Customers with compatible Nest thermostats can join for free,1 and Nest Renew helps you understand when energy coming into your home is cleaner, and when it’s not so clean, so you can decide to use electricity at a more informed time.4 Renew Basic also includes Energy Shift3, a feature that works with your compatible Nest thermostat to help you automatically prioritize usage of cleaner4 or less expensive7 energy. You’ll also get access to monthly challenges, energy saving tips, and the ability to extend your positive impact by directing Nest Renew funds to nonprofit partners through the Energy Impact Program.
Premium: Nest Renew Premium costs $10 a month.2 You’ll get access to everything included with Renew Basic, plus additional features, such as Clean Energy Match, that can match the fossil fuel electricity used in your home with enough clean energy to cover the average U.S. household. This is done with purchases of renewable energy credits from U.S. wind and solar.9
Nest Renew requires a 3rd generation Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Thermostat E, or the newest Nest Thermostat, connected to a Google account (Sold separately). If you’re unsure which Nest thermostat you have, click here to learn more.
No, Nest Renew does not replace your utility company. It is a service from Google that complements the electric service you receive from your local utility. Nest Renew does not require you to switch utility providers or make changes to your electric or gas service.
If your utility company offers a clean energy option, you should consider signing up for it. Only your utility company can provide you with the electricity that powers your home. Some of them are even working to make sure that the clean energy they provide customers is produced within their region. Nest Renew is complementary and not an alternative to clean energy options from your utility.
Customers can track their progress and impact in Nest Renew’s new monthly impact emails or check any time at nestrenew.google.com, which can be easily accessed from settings in either the Nest or Google Home apps.
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- 1 Nest Renew requires a 3rd generation Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Thermostat E, or the newest Nest Thermostat, connected to a Google account. (Sold separately.)
- 2 Renew Premium available in selected locations.
- 3 Adjustments only shift electricity usage from your heating and cooling.
- 4 Only available in areas served by major continental US grids, see here.
- 5 Renew Premium $10/month subscription required.
- 6 Learn more about our Energy Impact Program here. Directing of Nest Renew funds not available in all states.
- 7 Only available for customers on certain electric utility time-of-use rates ( check availability ).
- 8 Rush Hour Rewards requires a compatible Nest thermostat (sold separately). For a list of compatible Nest thermostats, see here.
- 9 Learn how this is done with renewable energy credits. During the preview phase Nest Renew’s RECs will be sourced from the Bethel Wind in Castro County, TX which also provides renewable energy for Google.