Avenue and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Partner on Green Amenities for Avenue Center
HOUSTON, February 18, 2020 /3BL Media/– Avenue, a local nonprofit dedicated to developing affordable homes and strengthening communities, will be getting an environmentally-friendly upgrade thanks to a near $200,000 gift from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The green amenities will complement Avenue Center, a new community resource center currently under construction in Near Northside.
Grant will provide solar shade structure, irrigation system and water harvesting tank for sustainable community garden
HOUSTON, November 11, 2019 /3BL Media/-The largest network of community gardens and farmers markets in Houston is growing. Urban Harvest will introduce its new, 5,600-square-foot teaching garden with a dedication ceremony on Saturday, November 16 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the nonprofit’s headquarters in Houston’s East End. The sustainable garden will serve as a community green space and demonstration teaching garden, which leaves zero carbon footprint.
Nation’s longest-serving renewable energy retailer celebrates Earth Month with new solar plan
HOUSTON, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ –In celebration of Earth Month, today Green Mountain Energy announced its customers prevented more than 9.9 billion pounds of carbon dioxide in 2018 by choosing cleaner electricity and
$100,000 sustainability grant supports IDEA’s mission to achieve net-zero energy
WESLACO, Texas, November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/– IDEA Public Schools’ headquarters in Weslaco is one step closer to becoming the first self-sustaining building in South Texas, thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.
Partnership providing educators with resources, funding for innovative student projects at no cost to teachers, schools
HOUSTON, May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club are joining forces to deliver a new program of leading-edge, student-driven sustainability curriculum, project mini-grants, and training to educators at no cost to teachers, schools, or school districts.
Project marks Sun Club’s 100th and largest donation in the books, milestone celebration to be held at Earth Day Arlington
ARLINGTON, Texas, April 5, 2018/3BL Media/ -Bibliophiles and bookworms will soon be able to browse and check out sustainable features and materials at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in Arlington, thanks to a partnership between the City and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.
Due to open in June, the brand-new three-story facility will feature stacks of sustainably-minded projects funded by the Sun Club’s $400,000 donation, the organization’s 100th project and largest donation so far.
Local nonprofit receives solar and energy efficiency upgrades to improve the lives of more Houstonians
HOUSTON, October 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wesley Community Center is increasing its capacity to support more Houstonians with the help of a sustainability grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The Sun Club selected Wesley to receive $150,000 for solar power, energy efficiency upgrades and resource conservation for its community center and food pantry facilities.
Sun Club® and Tree Pittsburgh Celebrate Sustainability at Annual Arbor Aid Music Festival
PITTSBURGH, September 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The ambitious goal of achieving net zero energy status and LEED Platinum certification is becoming a reality for Tree Pittsburgh’s new campus thanks in large part to a $134,800 solar and sustainability grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. As a nonprofit dedicated to restoring and protecting the city’s urban forest, Tree Pittsburgh is committed to serving as a leader in sustainability.
September 06, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Maverick students will be able to cruise to classes when The University of Texas at Arlington’s Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact launches a new bike-sharing program Wednesday, Sept. 6. The program strengthens the University’s commitment to sustainability and enabling the modern megacity.
Sun Club® Donation to Help New Park in Bellaire Achieve “Net Zero” Energy Status for Park’s Daily Operations
HOUSTON, March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Evelyn’s Park, a new five-acre community green space in Bellaire, Texas, is set to become one of the most sustainable parks in the nation with a $313,500 grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.