|Green Mountain Energy Company Presents Check to Keep Dallas Beautiful|
|Friday, 03 June 2011 09:56|
Local chapter receives $1,777 check after participating in Green Mountain’s Earth Day Charity Voting Challenge
Dallas, Texas - Keep Dallas Beautiful received a belated Earth Day gift today. Green Mountain Energy Company, the nation’s leading competitive retail provider of cleaner energy, presented the local beautification chapter with a check for $1,777, a donation made on behalf of Green Mountain customers.
“This donation will help Keep Dallas Beautiful continue its efforts in beautifying the community and supporting its educational initiatives,” said Green Mountain’s Brcka “We are thrilled to see that Dallas area residents went on Facebook to vote and to share their enthusiasm for their city and the environment.”
“We’re excited to have the support of a company like Green Mountain Energy Company,” said Cathie Gail, executive director of Keep Texas Beautiful. “On a state level, one of our primary goals is providing education and support to our more than 365 local affiliates. They are our ‘troops on the ground,’ and this donation ensures that some dedicated organizations can continue doing all they can to help keep Texas beautiful.”
About Keep Texas Beautiful
In 1985, KTB became a state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful (KAB). Since then, KTB has been named an outstanding KAB state affiliate. KTB has the biggest environmental and community improvement network in Texas. It strives to inform and challenge Texans to take responsibility for improving their community through litter prevention, beautification, and waste reduction programs. For more information, visit www.ktb.org.
About Green Mountain Energy Company
Green Mountain, the nation’s leading competitive retail provider of cleaner energy and carbon offset solutions, was founded in 1997 to “change the way power is made.” The company is the longest serving green power marketer in the U.S. Green Mountain offers consumers and businesses the choice of clean electricity products from renewable sources, such as wind, as well as a variety of carbon offset products. Green Mountain’s largest customer is the “world’s most famous office building,” the Empire State Building in New York City. Green Mountain customers have collectively helped avoid over 11.3 billion pounds of CO2 emissions. As a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG), Green Mountain is backed by one of the nation’s largest renewable power producers. For more information, visit GreenMountain.com.