Philadelphia Union Joins Forces With Green Mountain Energy
CHESTER, Pa., March 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Philadelphia Union today announced a new multi-year agreement with Green Mountain Energy (GME), the nation’s longest-serving renewable energy provider.
“We are excited to welcome Green Mountain Energy to the Philadelphia Union family,” said Charlie Slonaker, chief revenue officer at the Philadelphia Union. “Our partnership with GME further solidifies our commitment to sustainability and to making our area a better place for our fans and community.”
Under Green Mountain Energy's first professional soccer sponsorship, the renewable energy provider will supply power to Subaru Park stadium, Union Power Plant, and the team’s practice facility.
“We believe in solutions that not only benefit the planet, but also benefit the people in our local communities,” said Mark Parsons, vice president and general manager of Green Mountain. “We are grateful for the opportunity to join forces with the Philadelphia Union to advance sustainability.”
Green Mountain Energy and the Philadelphia Union will work together to find ways to enhance sustainability at Subaru Park. In addition, GME will host activations on the plaza and parking lots on gamedays and at youth tournaments throughout the year.
Green Mountain Energy was founded in 1997 with a simple mission: to change the way power is made. By offering only products with an environmental benefit and operating with a zero-carbon footprint, the energy provider remains committed to sustainability every step of the way. Green Mountain offers consumers and businesses the choice of cleaner electricity products from renewable sources, as well as a variety of carbon offset products and sustainable solutions for businesses. Green Mountain customers have collectively helped avoid nearly 100 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, the equivalent of planting more than 11 million trees.
For more information on the sponsorship, please visit www.PhiladelphiaUnion.com.
About Green Mountain Energy Company
Green Mountain Energy Company is the nation’s longest serving renewable energy retailer and believes in using wind, sun, and water for good. The company was founded in 1997 with a simple mission: to change the way power is made. Green Mountain offers consumers and businesses the choice of cleaner electricity products from renewable sources, as well as a variety of carbon offset products and sustainable solutions for businesses. Green Mountain customers have collectively helped avoid 90 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions. To learn more about Green Mountain, visit greenmountainenergy.com.
About Philadelphia Union
The Philadelphia Union is an innovative, forward-thinking professional soccer club competing in Major League Soccer (MLS) and one of Philadelphia’s five major league sports teams. Driven by unprecedented fan support, MLS awarded the Philadelphia expansion franchise rights to Jay Sugarman in 2008 and the Union kicked off its inaugural season in 2010. The club has reached the finals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2014, 2015 and 2018, and has appeared in the MLS Cup Playoffs in 2011, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. In 2020, the Union were awarded the club’s first Supporters’ Shield after finishing with the best regular season record in MLS. In 2021, the Union reached the Eastern Conference Finals of the MLS Cup Playoffs for the first time in club history.
The Philadelphia Union is part of parent company Keystone Sports and Entertainment LLC, which also operates Philadelphia Union II, the Philadelphia Union Academy, Philadelphia Union Foundation and Philadelphia Union Youth Programs. With a commitment to developing talent from the Delaware Valley, the Union has signed more than ten local players from their academy to a first team contract.
The Union play at Subaru Park in Chester, PA on the banks of the Delaware River. The custom-built stadium is part of the Union’s unique waterfront campus, featuring a historic power plant rebuilt into a 400,000 sq. ft. creative office building, a state-of-the-art Training Complex, over 7 acres of professional-grade practice pitches and multiple onsite parking fields. For more information about the Philadelphia Union, visit www.philadelphiaunion.com and follow @PhilaUnion on Twitter or Instagram.
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