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Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Awards IDEA Public Schools Grant To Grow Farm Program

$178,000 donation funds construction of first hydroponic farm
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TARRANT COUNTY, Texas, September 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - IDEA Public Schools will soon begin construction on a hydroponic farm and outdoor classroom at IDEA Achieve Academy and College Preparatory in Haltom City, Texas. The new facility is made possible thanks to a grant of more than $178,000 from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Brother’s Brother Foundation Celebrates Clean Energy With Rooftop Solar and EV Chargers

The foundation’s new upgrades will support the needs of its local community, thanks to a grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club
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PITTSBURGH, September 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - North Side Pittsburgh-based Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club are pleased to announce the activation of BBF’s new EV charging infrastructure and rooftop solar. These upgrades were made possible by a $178,000 Sun Club® grant, allowing BBF to help achieve its Infrastructure Program goal of creating reliable, clean and affordable access to energy both in Pittsburgh and around the world.

South Dallas Innercity Community Development Corporation Is Going Solar, Thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

New system will offset 78% of building energy needs
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DALLAS, August 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The South Dallas/Fair Park Innercity Community Development Corporation (ICDC) is taking another step toward sustainability by installing a solar array on the roof of its building. Green Mountain Energy Sun Club donated nearly $130,000 for this eco-friendly upgrade.

Pitney Meadows Community Farm Adds New Irrigation System Thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Grant

The solar-powered wells reduce fuel costs and allow future farm expansion.
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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., July 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Pitney Meadows Community Farm, Inc. (PMCF) recently added new solar-powered wells and retrofitted existing wells to allow the farm to expand, while reducing its environmental impact thanks to a grant of nearly $50,000 from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Global Links Celebrates Achieving Energy Independence

With completion of LED lighting replacement, Global Links reduces energy use, will generate 100% of energy needs via its solar roof
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PITTSBURGH, June 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On June 9, 2022, Pittsburgh-based nonprofit Global Links celebrates the completion of Phase II of its Energy Independence Project by flipping the switch on its newly installed LED lighting and motion sensor system. The reduction in energy use resulting from the replacement, coupled with energy generated from the 10,000 square-foot solar array installed on its headquarters as part of Phase I, will allow Global Links to produce 100% of its own energy needs, with the goal of achieving Net Zero.

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Celebrates Opening of Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Edible Garden and Mindfulness Path

The new edible garden provides experiential learning opportunities for patients
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PITTSBURGH, June 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - – UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation are celebrating the opening of their Edible Garden and Mindfulness Path, thanks to a $78,375 donation by Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The garden and path are located on the hospital’s third-floor terrace, which is the largest outdoor pedestrian space at the hospital.

Learning Center Awarded New Outdoor Classroom From Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

The ongoing project plans to have the classroom’s raising and dedication for spring 2023
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MEADVILLE, Pa., June 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Learning Center K-8 School is thrilled to be awarded a $108,600 sustainability grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club for the design and construction of a timber-framed outdoor classroom on school grounds. Site specific preparation and student programming started in fall 2021, and work on this project will continue through the next year with the raising and dedication of the classroom planned for spring 2023.

Green Mountain Energy Customers Advance Sustainability by Choosing Renewable Energy

In 2021, Green Mountain Energy customers avoided more than 8.7 billion pounds of carbon dioxide, the equivalent of planting 1 million trees
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HOUSTON, May 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy recognizes the importance of protecting the environment. With each passing year, it becomes increasingly clear that everyone must work together to mitigate the effects of climate change. While solving this problem requires complex strategies, our choices as individuals play an important role.

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Funds Sustainable Upgrades for Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo staff will soon enjoy new, sustainable electric vehicles to aid in daily operations
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BRONX, N.Y., May 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Staff at the Bronx Zoo are embracing clean in-park transportation with 12 new electric utility vehicles, thanks to a $144,088 donation from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. This sustainable update to the Bronx Zoo’s fleet of carts will replace gas-powered vehicles used for transporting small animals, materials, and staff.

South Bronx Early College Academy and The Longwood Academy of Discovery in Bronx, NY Celebrate Official Opening of Hydroponic Classrooms

Two schools boast dedicated spaces for sustainability and science education
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NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ On April 28 and 29, South Bronx Early College Academy (SBECA) and The Longwood Academy of Discovery celebrated the official opening of their hydroponic-farm classrooms. Representatives from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club and NY Sun Works joined school staff and students for the ribbon-cutting, informative tour of the hydroponic systems, and sampling of leafy greens and fresh herbs they helped grow from seed to harvest in each of the classrooms.


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