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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.

Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS) Celebrates Official Opening of Hydroponic Classroom

Brooklyn school dedicates space for project-based sustainability science education
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BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On April 27, Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS) celebrated the official opening of its hydroponic farm-classroom. Representatives from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club and NY Sun Works joined school staff and students for the ribbon-cutting, classroom tour, and sampling of produce grown in the hydroponic classroom. The BUGS state-of-the-art hydroponic classroom engages 6-8th graders in hands-on, project-based sustainability science education.

Celebrate Green Mountain Energy Earth Day 2022 at Discovery Green®

Celebrating birds and Houston’s importance as a migration hotspot
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HOUSTON, March 30, 2022 /3BL Media/ — Discovery Green, the 12-acre park in downtown Houston, will be celebrating Green Mountain Energy Earth Day on Sunday, April 10, 2022, from 12 – 5 p.m. in partnership with Citizens’ Environmental Coalition. The event will feature a full lineup of programming to celebrate birds and Houston’s importance as a migration hotspot.

Philadelphia Union Joins Forces With Green Mountain Energy

Green Mountain Energy named Official Renewable Energy Provider of the Philadelphia Union and Subaru Park
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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.”

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Grant Funds Sustainable Upgrades at HISD Mandarin Immersion Magnet School SPARK Park

Students and public will soon enjoy five new eco-friendly features
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HOUSTON, February 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The innovative Asian-themed SPARK Park at Houston ISD’s Mandarin Immersion Magnet School will soon boast key sustainability elements, thanks to a $182,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The combined school and community park is an educational and socially engaging space for students and other visitors.

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