The Sun Club™ Donates $153,500 to New York Non-Profits

The Green Mountain Energy™ Sun Club™ announced today the names of four New York non-profit organizations who will receive  a combined $153,500 in solar energy donations in 2014. The Sun Club looks forward to expanding the solar footprint of New York by enabling these non-profits to lower their electricity costs and better achieve their organizational goals with the power of clean, renewable energy.

NY Recipients Collage

The 2014 Sun Club award recipients are:

  • Bard College (Annandale on Hudson) $35,000 –
    —Incorporating new solar array and monitoring system into environmental curriculum
  • The BLK ProjeK (Bronx) $12,000 –
    —Adding solar panels to the roof of a fresh produce delivery bus
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (New York) $100,000 –
    —Bringing solar power, for the first time, to power its iconic cultural venues
  • Randall’s Island Park Alliance (Randall’s Island) $6,000 –
    —Introducing solar-powered composters to make the park’s gardens even more self-sustaining

“The four donations are the most awarded at one time in New York, and that is indicative of these organizations’ outstanding community work and their commitment to reducing their environment footprints,” said Tony Napolillo, Sun Club Program Manager.

Applications are now open for non-profit organizations interested in receiving a solar donation in 2015. More information on how to apply is available here.

Images of the Sun Club‘s New York non-profit solar recipients accepting their donation checks are available on our Flickr page.