Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Electric Service announces that it will plant more trees in Nashville for customers who enroll in paperless billing. For each customer who signs up for NES E-bill from April 1 to July 1, $1 of the amount saved on paper and postage will go to help fund the NES tree-planting program. Every year, NES plants trees in the Nashville area as part of its tree-planting program. NES provides trees for ReLeafing Day and Arbor Day plantings throughout Nashville. NES launched E-bill in December 2008. Since then, the number of customers who have signed up for paperless billing is 50,000 strong and growing. The environmental impact in just one year is impressive. – 15,108 pounds of paper saved – 181 trees saved – 13,678 gallons of gasoline not consumed – 861 less household garbage bags filled by paper waste NES E-bill is a free service that allows customers to receive their bill electronically and pay online using their bank account. Customers also have access to up to 24 months of billing and payment history and energy usage comparisons. NES has set a goal of enrolling 8,000 customers in the program before July 1. For more information or to sign up for NES E-bill, visit our website at nespower.com. Look for the Go Paperless icon on the homepage. Nashville Electric Service is one of the 12 largest public electric utilities in the nation, distributing energy to more than 355,000 customers in Middle Tennessee. For more information about NES, visit www.nespower.com.