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Sustainability Grant Adds Research Opportunities and Solar Energy at UHD's Newest Building

University of Houston-Downtown teams up with Green Mountain Energy Sun Club for research-grade photosynthesis equipment and new solar panels to power two science teaching labs.
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HOUSTON, November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Science, technology, engineering, and math—disciplines collectively known as STEM- power some of the largest industries in Houston.

Houston Advanced Research Center Earns Zero Energy Certification From International Living Future Institute

The HARC Living Lab is the first commercial building in Texas to obtain Zero Energy status thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club grant
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HOUSTON, November 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) officially achieves Zero Energy status from the International Living Future Institute, which makes the HARC headquarters in The Woodlands the first commercial building in Texas to accomplish the feat.

Green Mountain Energy Launches New “Riding on Sunshine™” Initiative to Advance Clean Transportation

Initiative includes free EV charger promotion, EV-shopping tool powered by Group 1 Automotive, and solar plans, allowing customers to green-up their lifestyle
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HOUSTON, October 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Green Mountain Energy is rolling out Riding on Sunshine, an initiative to support electric vehicle (EV) adoption by offering customers in Texas two new electricity plans, an EV-shopping tool and a free EV charger to promote home charging through the use of emission-free solar energy.

East Houston Solar Co-op Chooses Green Mountain Energy to Bring Solar to More Houstonians

Solar United Neighbors’ East Houston Solar Co-op is accepting new members
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HOUSTON, September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Solar United Neighbors’ East Houston Solar Co-op has selected Green Mountain Energy to serve the 30-member group and increase the growth of residential solar in Houston. Chosen through a competitive bidding process over four other firms, Green Mountain will provide each member with an individualized proposal based on a group rate through its installation partner Green Light Solar.

Rooftop Solar Array at Global Links Headquarters Funded by Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Goes Live August 27

Solar Flip the Switch Coincides with Global Links’ 30th Anniversary
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PITTSURGH, August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Pittsburgh-based medical relief and international development nonprofit Global Links and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club will flip the switch on a 63.2 kilowatt (kW) solar array to celebrate Global Links’ 30th anniversary.

Bakers Island Light Station celebrates new solar array and battery system

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club teams up with Essex Heritage for new solar and battery storage system to power 200-year-old lighthouse
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SALEM, Mass., August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Solar panels are becoming an increasingly popular choice for nonprofit organizations looking to reduce their carbon footprint. On Monday, Essex Heritage flipped the switch on a new solar array during a virtual event at Bakers Island Light Station. The system is designed to run their facility on 100 percent renewable energy.

Discovery Green Unveils New Grand Allée, a Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Sustainability Project

Distinctive lighting enhances park entrance and highlights the park’s commitment to sustainable design and operations
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HOUSTON, August 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Discovery Green, the 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston, announced The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Allée, a project funded by a $300,000 grant from The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Green Mountain Energy Launches Nationwide Offering of Monthly and Annual Carbon Offset Subscriptions

Green Mountain Offsets offers Lifestyle, Commuting, Home and Air Travel plans to lower your carbon footprint
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HOUSTON, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy is now offering consumers across the country a convenient way to green-up their lifestyle through monthly and annual carbon offset subscriptions. Consumers can engage quickly through a new website, GreenMountainOffsets.com, and have the option of numerous plans to reduce their carbon footprint by purchasing third-party verified carbon offsets.

Green Mountain Energy Customers Avoid 9.3 Billion Pounds of Carbon Dioxide in 2019

The Annual Impact Number is the equivalent of removing nearly one million cars from roadways
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HOUSTON, April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ With Earth day approaching, Green Mountain Energy announced today the impact that its customers are making on the environment. In 2019 alone, Green Mountain Energy customers prevented more than 9.3 billion pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) by choosing cleaner electricity and carbon offset products. For perspective, this is equivalent to removing nearly one million cars from roadways or turning lights off in 11.9 million households for a year.

Wichita Falls Arts Council Celebrates LED Lighting at Home and Garden Festival

Lighting upgrades were possible thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas, February 19, 2020 /3BL Media/– The Wichita Falls Arts Council will be hosting a dedication ceremony as part of the Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival to celebrate the switch from its legacy lighting to energy-efficient LED lighting of its two historic buildings: The Kemp and The Forum.

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