Thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club, the holistic garden at Rice University flips the switch on a new off-grid solar solution, greenhouse, rainwater collection system and more
HOUSTON, May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Rice University’s gardening community celebrates a solar upgrade and improvements at the Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden, a place where anyone can learn how to improve their quality of life and neighborhoods through gardening. Green Mountain Energy Sun Club, a program created by renewable electricity provider Green Mountain Energy to advance sustainability in the community, awarded a $77,000 sustainability grant to make the garden self-powered with an on-site solar array, greenhouse, rainwater harvesting and composting systems.
In 2020, Green Mountain Energy customers prevented more than 8.4 billion pounds of carbon dioxide, the equivalent of planting nearly 1 million trees!
HOUSTON, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Earth Day is a time when many people come face-to-face to confront several thought-provoking questions around global warming – How will it affect us? What role do we play? What actions can we take to mitigate the threat? The solutions for climate stability are complex, but when it comes down to our personal choices to purposely reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, it can be simple.
Annual savings from in-house transportation to be reinvested in Lancaster Works, allowing ASSETS to grow by 25% and help place an additional 60+ workers
LANCASTER, PA, March 31, 2021 /3BL Media/ – ASSETS, the Lancaster-based nonprofit that works with businesses to help transform the community, will now have its own sustainable transportation for its social enterprise employment agency, Lancaster Works.
Energy upgrades to former dairy farm will reduce more than 54 tons of carbon pollution annually
Cold Spring Harbor, NY – March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ –The Nature Conservancy is pleased to announce its move toward 100% renewable energy at Uplands Farm Sanctuary, the 97-acre nature preserve that also serves as one of the organization’s Long Island offices.
Green Mountain Energy Sun Club provides sustainability grant for 15 off-grid lights to illuminate new walking trail with 100% solar energy
DALLAS, December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ –Understanding the key role of parks and greenspaces to catalyze neighborhood revitalization, Green Mountain Energy Sun Club has awarded a nearly $150,000 sustainability grant to The Trust for Public Land for its 1.8-acre Alice Branch Creek Health and Wellness Park & Trail near South Oak Cliff High School.
The HARC Living Lab is the first commercial building in Texas to obtain Zero Energy status thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club grant
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.
Initiative includes free EV charger promotion, EV-shopping tool powered by Group 1 Automotive, and solar plans, allowing customers to green-up their lifestyle
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.