Constellation Names 2012 E2 Energy to Educate Grant Winners
Funding for energy research projects to reach 14,000 students nationwide
BALTIMORE -- November 19, 2012
Constellation today announced the winners of its 2012 E^2 Energy to Educate
grant program, which will provide more than $300,000 in funding for innovative
student and community research projects ranging from solar design to energy
efficiency to electric vehicle and wind turbine competitions.
The winning submissions include high schools, colleges and community groups
coast to coast and will reach 14,000 students nationwide.
In Michigan, more than 200 students will research a hybrid wind and solar
generator and solar water heater under a proposal developed by the Allegan
County Community Foundation. In Boston, Mass., a youth green jobs training
program will engage students in 20 urban high schools. Another winning grant,
the WoWE/KidWind Student Design Challenge 2013, will involve more than 5,000
students in Maryland and Pennsylvania in wind and turbine design education.
For a full list of winners visit: Award Winners.
“We’re very proud to sponsor research and education programs that will help to
prepare a new generation for the energy opportunities and challenges that lie
ahead,” said Kenneth Cornew, president and CEO, Constellation. “This year’s
grant winners highlight the innovation, new ideas and creative approaches that
will be essential as we continue to drive toward a sustainable energy future.”
To learn more about the E^2 Energy to Educate program and application
criteria, review online in the Community Outreach section of
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(www.constellation.com), are subsidiaries of Exelon Corp., and are leading
competitive retail suppliers of power, natural gas and energy products and
services for homes and businesses across the continentalUnited
States.Constellation’s retail businesses serve more than 100,000 business and
public sector customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100,
and nearly one million residential customers.
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) is the nation’s leading competitive energy
provider, with approximately $33 billion in annual revenues. Headquartered in
Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities in 47 states, the
District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is the largest competitive U.S. power
generator, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising
one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. Exelon’s
utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to more than 6.6 million
customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and
southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO). Learn more at: www.exeloncorp.com.
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